June 2016

I spent most of my life thinking of adversity as the obstacle between me and success. Over the last three years, I’ve changed my perspective on adversity. The value of pursuing success isn’t the success itself. The value comes from the adversity that you must overcome in the process AND who that forces you to [...]

One of my writing mentors told me: “Effective writing is CLEAR writing.” If you mean what you write, and you write what you mean, you’re an effective communicator. When it comes to the written word, I’ve spent every day of my career attempting to write CLEARLY. This is especially the case in one-way communication like [...]

It has taken me nearly four decades to learn the following distinction between pain versus suffering. At first glance, they seem the same. Pain does not feel good. Suffering does not feel good. The difference is purpose. If you’re enduring pain for a purpose, it tends to become a “growing pain” — the TEMPORARY pain [...]