The most important things we want to know cannot be found in a Google search. In this era, cookbooks seem hopelessly outdated and inefficient. You can’t search for recipes with the same ease that you can search the web. You can’t link to your shopping list. Even Alexa can’t tell you where the recipe is […]
Flying trapeze. Firewalks. Trampoline. Skydiving. I’ve mastered the art of acting in the face of fear in situations where the evolutionary “fight or flight” response is working as designed: to warn me of situations that are actually a threat to my life and well-being. But this is different.
Sitting at my dining table, I am suddenly aware of the palpable silence. I live on 14th Street in Manhattan, just off of Union Square. The double wide street is always active, and a steady stream of noise is a part of my soundscape: sirens from fire trucks and ambulances, honking horns, city busses. For […]
I typically spend most of the last 2 weeks of December reflecting, recharging and considering my vision and theme for the coming year. During this process I review my year: the magic moments, the achievements and the disappointments, and the lessons learned. My year-end process mirrors a similar daily ritual, and it helps me tie […]
Our show and tell culture worships proof and rewards tangible success and achievement. We celebrate what we can measure. But what are you really trying to prove?