Love

What Kind of Tires Do You Have?

Seth Godin is a master of the concise and meaningful blog. I am in awe of his ability to take a hundred or so words and convey a concept that leaves one going hmmmm… for hours afterwards. His post “Tires, Coffee, and People” is a good example of that. Read it yourself (it won’t take long). …

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Life

The Myth of Priorities

Today I met with my MasterMind group partner, and we started out our meeting by holding each other accountable for what we’d said we’d do the previous week. “Did you announce your Defining Moment Webinar class?” she asked. “Yes, I did!” I said, and sent her the link. You can see for yourself; I’m pretty …

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Practice

Picking Your Practice Priorities

Last Monday I let an opportunity slip through my fingers. I had a chance to visit the Dogen Sangha Los Angeles meditation evening which is led by Brad Warner. I’ve been reading and learning from Brad’s books and columns for well over a decade now, and this would have been a chance to meet him in …

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Love

the urgent and important can go together

The Urgent vs. The Important There’s a well-known saying – attributed in various forms to various people including Franklin Covey, Dwight Eisenhower, Charles E. Hummel, and a bevy of others – goes something like this: “Never let the urgent get in the way of the important.” It is a good thing to keep in mind. Certainly …

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