Need Motivation? Write Your Own Obituary!

Need Motivation? Write Your Own Obituary!

A great story about artist’s motivation comes from the life of the artist Salvador Dali… or, maybe it was some other genius. Really doesn’t matter – we’ll just say it was Dali.  It seems that, in his family, Salvador was actually Salvador...
Caring

Caring

Sitting in a Chicago cafe looking out the window at a young man sweeping the sidewalk. He’s getting each and every tiny piece of trash and cigarette butt out of each crack with his small, black broom to get every tiny crumb and fragment of paper. I’m...
Finalizing a Rough Draft Life

Finalizing a Rough Draft Life

It occurred to me that I’m a Rough Draft guy than a Final Draft type. I’m someone who prefers thinking of himself as an idea guy, a concept person but who has trouble digging down to the details. For example, I’ve come back to edit this post and...