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The Shapers – My Friend Len

Shapers. We all have people in our lives who influence us. Some directly, some by request, and some so subtly we may not realize it . We choose, ultimately, those who we wish to borrow from and those we wish to learn from. In over 20,000 days I’ve been influenced by hundreds, perhaps thousands. But…

Another Milestone Coming Soon

As long as I have been reading blogs I have seen many posts related to the concept of what it takes to be good at something. The most consistent idea is that you can become masterful at something if you are willing to give it your time and attention. Specifically ten thousand hours. It’s an…

Day 10,558 – In Which I Quit A Job

I have been out of college and working professionally for over half my life. And it was about half my lifetime ago that I first quit a post-college full time job. At the time, it was one of the hardest things I had ever done. One of the things I have come to realize is…

Day 4,448 – I Rule Out “Baseball Player” as a Career Choice

Maybe I gave up to soon. Maybe steroids would have helped – if we knew what they were and how to get them. But I was pretty sure somewhere in my thirteenth year that the game of baseball was one I would enjoy from the stands more than from the field. There are many signs…