Posted in August 2018

tips for great storytelling

Tomorrow (Thursday), I will be posting the content of the third week of our coaching course; the topic? Storytelling. In a nutshell, we’re having students create a quick story that outlines a challenge they were able to overcome.  It’s our hope that the activities from last week (the “I Am Statements”) and this week’s Storytelling … Continue reading

steven pressfield trilogy

If you have an interest in creativity and have about 40 minutes, check out this trilogy of Steven Pressfield gems, as shared by my favorite philosopher and man crush (according to my wife), Brian Johnson (https://www.optimize.me/): The War of Art – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWy5o1YRNfo Do the Work – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkL9VL6AsjQ Turning Pro – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q96SP1CDt8o Really great collection and thoughts about doing work … Continue reading

letting kids be kids

I was looking back at a few old articles this morning; today’s article was definitely a topic that made me think a little deeper. The article is written by a high school teacher, sharing his thoughts about his students and the pressure to turn them into adults – before they are adults.  Makes me wonder … Continue reading

wherever i go

During my morning workout, got to listen to several inspirational songs.  There was one in particular that resonated with me more than others: Dan Bremnes’ “Wherever I Go,” which can find here: And here are the lyrics: Well I sweat in the heat of the battle And I fought through the dust and the shadows … Continue reading