Rules For Riley; Rule 1: The Illusion of Reality

These rules are meant to be bite-sized life lessons that lay a foundation to learn from. They are designed to help cultivate strength, insight, and wisdom as a part of your life. These rules are not definitive and should be used as thought-provoking exercises. These rules are not written in any particular order. Rule 1: … Read more

Rules for Riley

While awake for a 3:00 AM feeding and diaper change with my newborn girl, Riley, I noticed that my brain was working as tirelessly as my body was. There had been such a big change in those past few days and the thoughts floating around in my head felt a bit more important — I … Read more

What I Read: Q1 2022

Courage is Calling, Ryan Holiday I’m a longtime reader of Ryan Holiday and a fan of his thought proviking style of writing — typically in the form of short chapters (2–3 pages long) where each chapter focuses on a story in history that is meant to teach a lesson. Like his other books, this isn’t … Read more

The Art of Proving Yourself Wrong

You have an opinion about something. Anything. Let’s say you think that dark chocolate is better than milk chocolate. Now Google it. You see three articles that say, in fact, that dark chocolate is better. You also see two articles that say milk chocolate is far superior. Which do you read? Armed with a web … Read more

The Sacrifice of Leadership

Leadership, as defined by Oxford English Dictionary: 1.the action of leading a group of people or an organization. 2.the state or position of being a leader. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what it means to be a leader. No matter where you look today, authentic leadership seems to be in short supply. Sure, … Read more