The Virtue of Action

The Virtue of Action

So many people — myself included — will hesitate in doing something because we believe we aren’t good enough. No where else is this more true than creative thinking; it’s easy to tell ourselves that we aren’t creatives.

Yet those who we consider exceptionally creative in business and art — such as Walt Disney, Steve Jobs, and Ernest Hemingway — all had their flaws and were far from perfect.

The one thing that these creatives had that made up for their shortcomings was a love of action. Continue reading The Virtue of Action

Learning Through Doing

Learning Through Doing

More often than not, the best way to learn something is by actually doing it. Jumping in head-first is a scary thing, but it’s one of the best teachers we can have. I learned to ski on advance trails, and although it was scary, I learned fast. As 2020 begins, I will be jumping into a new project and learning how to do it as I go along. Continue reading Learning Through Doing

Why I Read Every Morning

Why I Read Every Morning

The habit of reading is a common trait among the most successful people in history. Yet it’s something that can easily be tossed aside for more important tasks. What I have found is that, if I don’t get my reading done first thing in the morning, I won’t read at all during the day. But this morning ritual of reading helps to set the tone for the rest of my day and gives my brain the boost it needs to handle unknown tasks that always seem to come along. Continue reading Why I Read Every Morning