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Let Adventure Be Your Guide

“Wander a whole summer if you can. Time will not be taken from the sum of life. Instead of shortening, it will definitely lengthen it and make you truly immortal.” – John Muir Yesterday morning started off with the intent to run three miles with my wife. We took off from the campground and headed in the direction of the …

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Unplug From The Ordinary

And so…the adventure begins. I’m sitting at a picnic table in Crater Lake National Park in my home state of Oregon this afternoon. It’s the start of a 3-week summer road trip that will take my wife and I away from the busyness of our day-to-day lives. We’ve spent the last five days with our 12-year-old black lab, hiking, roaming, […]

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Narrow Down and Find Focus

One of the hardest things I’ve had to learn as a new solopreneur is to narrow down my options and find focus. Starting out, I was all over the place. And this served me at the time because I was exposing myself to many new ideas and ways of doing things. But there comes a time when you must narrow […]

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Who Am I to…

I just returned from Wanderlust Festival where I immersed myself in music, yoga, and fresh mountain air for four days. I joined my wife, my sister and a bunch of friends in beautiful Squaw Valley, CA for an easy summer getaway . Or so I thought. Isn’t it funny how life sneaks in the big revelations when you’re least expecting […]

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Biz Wisdom Bomb – Coming to Terms

Today’s Biz Wisdom Bomb comes from Demetrius Mensah, a brilliant young entrepreneur that I had the pleasure of meeting last month. Demetrius is the Founder of Groundbreaker Customs, a custom shoe design company that designs and creates products that are a reflection of individual style. Demetrius also recently started the Progression Movement where he offers growth, confidence & positivity through […]

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Biz Wisdom Bomb – Can People Feel Why You’re In Business?

  Jill & I just spent three amazing days unplugging at the Oregon Coast and I’ll say straight up that it was hard to come home. We had fun running on the beach, starting happy hour a little earlier than usual, and we even renewed our wedding vows on the same beach where we got married two years ago. It […]

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“I Am Not My Profession”

Last week I posted Episode 31 of my show with special guest Steve Rosenfield. I got to know Steve through my participation in his What I Be Project when he was in Portland recently. Steve left his corporate job a few years ago to pursue a life and career with more meaning and adventure. And his recent experiment with photography […]

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The Joy of Putting People First

Six weeks ago I was sitting at the Pioneer Nation event in Portland, OR, wondering what bits of wisdom or knowledge that I would walk away with. It’s always my intention to gain insights, new friends, and new ideas from events like this. But this time I was looking for something more. Something specific and actionable that I could start […]

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