Distracting Ourselves (To Excuse Ourselves)

If we have goals we want to achieve and the means by which to achieve them, the greatest battle we face from day to day is the battle against distraction. Quite often, what stands between us and our goals is clarity, time, and resources. That is, our goals are not clearly defined, measurable, and realistic, … Continue reading Distracting Ourselves (To Excuse Ourselves)

Detachment From Desire (On Problem Solving)

Attachment to a desired outcome blinds us to the actual problem in front of us and, therefore, also to its solution. In order to approach a problem objectively, intelligently, and decisively, we must first step back from it so that we can see it clearly, without the distractions of emotion or opinion. We must look … Continue reading Detachment From Desire (On Problem Solving)