Great Day Checklist

Great Day Checklist

Surgeon, public health researcher and writer Atul Gawande set out to find a solution to decrease problems in the operating room, and the answer was simpler than you may think. He found that in situations where surgeons were making errors, it wasn’t more training...
The richest men in the world paid $400k for this.

The richest men in the world paid $400k for this.

A century ago, Charles Schwab was one of the richest men in the world. The famous inventor Thomas Edison once referred to Schwab as the Master Hustler because he was always looking for a way to win an edge over his competition. In an effort to increase efficiency of...
I paid attention to my uncomfortable feelings

I paid attention to my uncomfortable feelings

This morning my feelings got hurt when I asked my wife Kellen a question, and she responded to me in a tone I interpreted as “that’s a dumb question.” It was immediate; I felt the tears start to push against my eyelids. We had a brief conversation about it, and left...
My favorite books I read this year

My favorite books I read this year

If you know me, you know I’m always in the middle of reading a book, or three. When I think of my father, I remember him with a book in his hand. He never went anywhere without a book in his pocket and would read while waiting at a stop light, in church, at parties,...
100% is easy. 99% is a b*tch.

100% is easy. 99% is a b*tch.

Have you ever tried to give up sugar? Exercise regularly? Start meditating? Save money? No question that for most of us, changing a habit is incredibly difficult. Unless you adopt the 100% rule. I have written about this rule before, after I read about it in Jack...