We must make a fundamental change to how we view ourselves—not as the product of our past, but for the potential of our future. Watch Rusty Lindquist use his personal story to introduce a foundational aspect of Escape Velocity at TEDx.
Life Engineering has become a major movement, and it’s time to up the ante. Now there’s a scaffolding of products and services to power the movement and give people more control in life.
Stress: A means of propulsion in life I was recently laid off. I just had my exit interview. With it comes a distinct sense of finality. I have seven kids and no job. It’s kind of stressful. But stress can be good. If taken appropriately, it can galvanize your resolve. It motivates you and gives […]
For our change initiatives to be successful, we have to get down the the core, what really drives change, this is what really matters.
Failure and critics – ignore them both The following is one of my favorite YouTube videos. When you have a vision—when you really believe you can make a difference, do something great, or create something meaningful—you’ve got to learn to allow your critics and failures to motivate you. Neither one will go away. Both can […]
Waiting for Superman Premieres this week http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKTfaro96dg The movie Waiting for Superman premieres this week in select cities. I’m gravely disappointed that none of those cities are near me. If you haven’t yet heard of Waiting for Superman, visit the official website here. In short, it’s a movie about how badly we’re failing with our school […]
The key to living a life of fulfillment and happiness is ensuring that these ascending needs are met.
Ken Robinson gives a TED talk on “Do Public Schools Kill Creativity”, and then makes a poignant argument about the failure of public schools.
You remember the Mayflower, but what about Speedwell? On August 5th, 1620, the Pilgrims set out for America on two ships, the Speedwell and the Mayflower. You’ve likely never heard of the Speedwell, and for good reason. She never made it. Once the 60 ton ship got out into open water, she started taking on […]
Anxiously engaged Engagement. It’s a measure of how emotional you are about something, how much you care, how involved you are, and how active you are in the pursuit of achieving it. Being engaged is crucial to being productive. An employee who is engaged will work far harder and achieve far more than one who […]