Last night I walked in to Starbucks, ordered a hot tea and sat down to do some work. The employees were joking, singing, dancing, changing out signs, putting out holiday merchandise and somehow managing to keep up with the drive-through. It was a fun atmosphere. I sat down and logged on to the Internet. Then I checked Facebook. It was all lit up about the red cup from which I
What’s wrong with not knowing? We need to know — know why we get up in the morning, why the sky is blue, why we’re here and what the meaning of life is. And that’s the reason we’ve landed on the moon, studied galaxies far away and cured deadly diseases. We’re good at figuring things out, but sometimes we get a little bit full of ourselves. We think we know everything.
I’ve studied a lot about human behavior. It started with a self-help addiction when I was miserable and stuck in my corporate job, a relationship and a life that wasn’t the life I knew I could have. I had everything I was “supposed to” want, but I knew something wasn’t right — I knew there had to be a way to live better. The Problem I don’t believe that any
It’s hard to balance the necessity of persistence that is absolutely necessary in growing a business with the basic human need to have and express uninterrupted thoughts. The idea of blogging is that it lets you sort of document your steam of consciousness. Basically you puke out whatever your thinking onto the paper — err, keyboard. The blog and podcast I have at howtoquitworking.com is successful, but it doesn’t allow