I’m ranting today. Brace yourself. Ready?
Why is it so hard to see the forest for the trees? Why are we so skewed towards short-term thinking?
While short-term thinking makes sense in light of evolutionary demands, it’s pretty damn frustrating!
(Bear with me, this isn’t entirely about sports.) I spent last night watching the Philadelphia 76ers and the NBA Draft. The 76ers have a fairly new General Manager, Sam Hinkie, at the helm. His strengths: smart, savvy, calculating. His weakness: not media friendly what-so-ever. Continue Reading
Are you in need of a fresh start?
I know I am.
As I am fond of saying, life has a tendency to just happen. Days, weeks, and months fly by with a disconnect between a visual in your head of what you wish for and what is actual reality. The more time that passes, the more excuses arise. “I’ll do it as soon as I have more time.” “I’ll do it as soon as ___ passes”.
It’s been a busy year thus far, and those excuses have insidiously crept into my own life. I hate that realization. Hate.
The disconnect between my visual and my reality is a prominent source of dissatisfaction today. And so I have two options: change my expectations (the visual) or change my reality.
I choose the latter. Continue Reading