Learning to Say NO with ADD

Learning to Say NO with ADD

As anyone living with ADD knows, one of the most prominent aspects of it is the propensity to bounce around from one idea to the next to the next to the next; starting 10 projects and being lucky to finish 1-2; planning out 3 start-up businesses but never incorporating even 1; jumping from 1 hobby […]

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WHY Learn to Thrive with ADD

So in my post the other day, Learning to THRIVE with ADD, I talked about some of the first steps that I am taking in my journey to minimize the weaknesses that ADD causes, while maximizing the benefits.  But tonight I suddenly was thinking that I don’t have a truly powerful WHY I want to do […]

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Learning to Thrive with ADD Part 1

As I wrote in my last Page of 2014, Self-Discipline and Accountability, my wife and I are embarking on a set of ambitious goals.  Some of those goals are financial and therefore will not be shared except in broad generalities.  For myself, however, I understand that I must make a number of changes and adjustments […]

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Book Review “Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation”

As a science fan and former Christian (now I would describe myself as an agnostic atheist with strong Zen leanings), I am always puzzled by Creationism, that part of Christianity that believes that God created the earth either 6,000 or 10,000 years ago, and that the story of Noah and the Flood is real history, […]

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Know When to Fold ‘Em

Oh my oh my, it has been an interesting few months, to say the least, which is why I haven’t posted anything since my ode to Robin Williams after his death back in August 2014.  “Interesting” probably isn’t really the best word….“insane” is probably a little closer to reality.  To catch up a little on what happened, […]

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Good-bye Oh Captain, My Captain

Back in the summer of 1997, between my Junior and Senior years of high school at Brandywine HS in Wilmington, DE, I was preparing to head to Germany for a 7-week summer exchange program with AFS, the American Field Service.  And the night before I left, I went to watch a movie that may well […]

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The Law of Unintended Consequences (and Opportunities?)

Ever have a time in your life when you realized that you are feeling a little overwhelmed, and that you’ve committed yourself to too many things, and that the best course of action is to re-evaluate and maybe step back from some things?  Delegate more?  Outsource more?  Delay some projects for a while?  Maybe just […]

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Ever Feel a Little Overwhelmed? Yeah, Me too.

Anyone else ever look at your life like this?  Like you’re being overwhelmed and bombarded with stuff to do, people to talk to, projects to complete, tasks to mark off…….?  Well, this is sure how I’m feeling right about now. How Much Can One Person Handle – WELL? If you have followed any of my […]

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Book Review: Google Semantic Search by David Amerland

To begin my review, I’d like to quote a paragraph from near the end of the book as an inverse of Stephen Covey, you might say, “End with the Beginning in Mind.”  🙂 The busy businessman on the go talking to his [POS] Android phone and asking for best restaurant locations is hardly aware that […]

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To Be Grateful

Do you ever take the time to be grateful for all the blessings in your life?  No…….not just a passing moment and saying, “Yeah, of course I am.”  I mean……do you take the time to really STOP and FEEL GRATITUDE throughout your entire being?  To feel the depths of thankfulness and appreciation and gratitude for […]

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