How To Get and Keep Someone’s Attention

I don’t like watching the nightly news. While falling asleep, I like the image of portly, fluffy sheep leaping fences running through my mind instead of the local murders of the day. Yet, in the last two weeks, I’ve listened to about 8 hours of someone talking about a murder that happened more than 10 years… Continue Reading

Take My Money

I’m a bit of an expert in picking stocks. As someone who is early to a lot of trends, like putting butter in my coffee, I’ve now seen several companies of which I’m a customer go on to be wildly successful on the stock market. The problem is that I never bought stock in any… Continue Reading

Paradoxes of Life

“A madman is not someone who has lost his reason but someone who has lost everything but his reason” – GK Chesterson If you go through life expecting everything to make perfect sense, you’re going to lose your mind. Many things go against common sense, yet they still make sense. They’re paradoxes. From the dictionary:… Continue Reading

Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

After reading over 200 books in the last 3 years, this is something that’s stuck out as a theme across many books: you become what you think about. Your external world is often a reflection of your internal world, just as writing is the mirror of the mind. For some people reading this, it’s obvious.… Continue Reading