To Try Is To Know

A consensus tends to round off the the edges, but the edges are what cut through convention and lead to innovation. There is a fine line between brilliance and insanity, as the saying goes, between a great idea and a crazy one. The problem is that great ideas often sound crazy to the people around…

Maintain Your Bearing

Another person’s longterm plans may not include you. No matter how much you may wish to be a part of someone else’s life and their longterm plans, they may not feel the same way. You may be on parallel paths now, but while you continue to move forward, they may be making decisions and taking…

A Dream in Writing is a Plan

If we put our dreams on paper, they are no longer dreams, they are plans. There is a lot of power in putting pen to paper. The physical act of placing an idea outside of ourselves, in the open, where we can see it, where anyone can see it, transforms that idea and it transforms…

Running Blind With Fear

As much as we feel as if we are chasing what we value, more often than not we are simply running away from what we fear. Fear is a much more powerful motivator than hope. The fear of not having security, status, health, wealth, or love, not to mention food, water, clothing, and shelter, drives…

Do for Others and Yourself

Help others bring their dreams to life, but don’t forget to work on yours as well. Unless you are independently wealthy, you probably need a day-job and this most likely means working for someone else. Most of us earn a living this way, by helping to build and grow someone else’s dream. There is nothing…