Intent, Motivation and Discipline…

It’s New Year’s Day, 2018 and I’m not gonna lie… I’m pretty happy about makin’ it through another full cycle of the Gregorian Calendar! It’s nice! I slept in this morning. Watched the Rose Parade – And, No! The weather is NOT always what you witnessed on television if you were watching the Parade with…

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Dancing With the LIZARD…

Seth Godin calls it ‘the Lizard.’ Steven Pressfield refers to it as ‘the Resistance.’ I haven’t come up with a clever nickname for that annoying monologue that keeps running in my head… The one constantly trying to convince me that I shouldn’t… Or, can’t… Or, couldn’t… Or, won’t! The one that rejoices in crushing my…

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There! I’ve Gone And Done It…

I’ve taught enough classes on Goals & Objectives to recognize just how important it is to share those Goals & Objectives publically when it’s time to accomplish whatever it is you’ve set out to do. It should be a ‘No-Brainer,’ as there is nothing less at stake than your dreams. So, it’s only reasonable to assume that…

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Give Me Your Tired And Broken Cars…

The following was written over the Summer and early Fall of 1984. It was the first time I attempted to write anything since I left college to work with my father in the pursuit of a career as a professional automotive repair technician eighteen years earlier. The result of this “State of the Industry Address” was…

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