2nd Half Life Goals and Assorted Pipe Dreams

TaglineBeing born in the baby boom generation, I recently turned 50. I decided to use this milestone as a time reflect on plans for the second half of my life. Many people are going through similar transitions, whether it's turning 50, or 60, or retiring, so I thought I'd share some of my thoughts and lessons learned. In 2009 I joined the ranks of the unemployed for 11 months. I ended up with a good job in Austin Texas, but I’ll always feel a sense of solidarity with those still unemployed.
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The way to succeed...

The way to succeed is to double your error rate. - Thomas J. Watson

06/28/2013 07:05:53 PM

Skipping New Year's Resolution in 2013?

Contemplating New Years' resolutions and plans during that down time between Christmas and New Year's Day has been one of my favorite activities. Peter Bregman tries to make an argument that we should

12/28/2012 04:03:55 PM

Service is the rent we pay

“Service is the rent we pay for living on this earth. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.” Those words were spoken by Marian Wright Edelman, founder of the Chil

12/09/2011 07:27:58 PM


Make clarity your first goal

From a newsletter by David Allen: "If you aren't yet at the point of clarity, then make that your first goal. It's a big waste of time to go through life being unclear about what you want. Most people

03/23/2011 06:12:41 PM


What to focus on when life gets choppy

I recently read about a person who was having trouble with the daily turmoil of his life. He said that eventually he found guidance from a daily devotion, which “was about a guy who was a sailor. One

03/21/2011 10:25:45 AM