Innovise Guys Podcast – Part 2

Installment #2 of my podcast with the Innovise Guys is now online. You can find it on their website, or on iTunes. Here’s what they wrote about this session: “In part two of the interview with Stephen M. Shapiro, author of Goal Free Living, Doug and Gregg riff on...

Quotes of the Day – Will Rogers

“It isn’t what we don’t know that gives us trouble. It’s what we know that ain’t so.” “Everybody is ignorant. Only on different subjects.” - Will Rogers

How Do You Measure Success?

In life, we often use numbers to measure success. Our salary. The number of dollars in our savings account. In some cases, success is measured by a 5 digit number — your zip code (remember Beverley Hills 90210?). In the business world, revenues and profits rule. More...

Entrepreneur Magazine Feature

Check out the April issue of Entrepreneur Magazine, now in stores. On page 22 you will find a full page interview with me. You will also find an embarrassingly large photo of yours truly. NOTE: It is on page 22 of the main magazine, not the special insert

Podcast on “The Innovise Guys”

Earlier this week, while in Chicago, I was interviewed by The Innovise Guys, Gregg Fraley and Doug Stevenson. The first half of the interview is available on their website, or on iTunes. The second half will be posted shortly. Admittedly, the first half was a bit more about...

Goal-Free Education?

I recently appeared on a TV show in Los Angeles, “Between with Lines” with Barry Kubrick. I received quite a few emails in response. One that particularly caught my attention was one from a former teacher, Doug. He writes: “Your book, Goal Free Living precisely...

Chicago Tribune Article

Goal-Free Living was featured on the front page of yesterday’s Chicago Tribune career section. Click here to read the article.

Success…Without the Stress

In Goal-Free Living I discuss a powerful technique for increasing your creativity: standing in someone else’s shoes. The idea being, that when you “make believe” you are someone else, you begin to see the world through their eyes. You become that other person. At a recent speech,...