Monthly Archives: May 2011

Power Comes from Rest

This art of resting the mind and the power of dismissing from it all care and worry is probably one of the secrets of energy in our great men ~ Captain J. A. Hadfield

P90X Plus – First Four Weeks

Yesterday was my first day of P90X Plus week five. I am enjoying the different exercises and the variety. The fact the workouts are a little shorter (40-45 mins vs. 55-60) is a big convenience as it allows me to get in my workout and get back to the office a little more quickly on…

Why Cheat Days Don’t Work

When people are looking to make changes to their diet, they often pick one of a few different strategies. Some people designate “eat well” days once or twice a week, others introduce good foods into every meal and others yet go cold turkey on undesirable foods (me). Another popular method is “cheat days”,…

Practice and Commitment

One hour per day of study will put you at the top of your  field within three years. Within five years you’ll be a  national authority. In seven years, you can be one of the best people in the world at what you do. ~ Earl Nightingale

Green with Frenzy

Going Green - via

My latest personal challenge involves reducing my footprint on the earth and helping to preserve the planet. There are a lot of good things that I do when it comes to protecting the environment, but there is a lot more I can be doing. I endeavor to consume only what I need, re-using where possible…

Passions and Abundance

My good buddy Jacob over at asked me to write a guest post on my inspirations for his blog. If you haven’t been to his site, hop on over and enjoy his awesome site filled with tons of posts on pursuing your passions and making a difference in the world, all written by a…

My First Hiatus

hiatus from business

Ever since I was a teenager, I have been pretty passionate about building the businesses I have owned. So much so that I have never been all that good at taking vacations. Managing stress was a strength of mine, and I only needed a good night’s sleep or a weekend to get recharged, so I…

Enjoy the Wonderful Present

All of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon – instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today. ~ Dale Carnegie

Bedtime Now

Thought I’d share the bedtime fun I had with my four year old this evening. All my years of good intentions, structure, discipline virtually out the window….
Jazz: (whispering) daddy.
Me: Yes
Jazz: (whispering) I need someping
Me: you have to go to sleep sweety
(…wondering what could she could possibly need since she has been lying in the dark…