Some Creative Inventions from Asia

I love creative ideas. And although these pictures have been floating around the internet, I still find them very amusing. Click on the thumbnail to get the full size image. Enjoy.

The Small Business Advocate Show

I just appeared on Jim Blasingame’s “The Small Business Advocate” show where I mentioned two articles from this website. To make it easy for you to find, here are the links: Compass-Driven Strategic Planning and the Goalaholic Quiz.

Podcast with Dr. Doug Gardner, Sports Psychology Consultant

While researching the goal-free concept, I was introduced to Dr. Doug Gardner, the former sports psychology consultant to the Boston Red Sox. What sets Doug apart from the rest in the sports field is his belief that a myopic focus on goals – whether in sports or in life...

The One-Third Life Crisis

After giving a Goal-Free Living speech at an event last June, I met Jeremy Neuner, a funny, creative, and intelligent 33 year old guy. He recently wrote me, asking me to be on his personal “board of directors.” Why? Well, he’s going through a bit of an existential...

Ziggy and Goals

If you like this, you can view other Ziggy comics by clicking here.

How to Tell If Your Intuition Is Good

My friend Susanne and I were recently playing a trivia game. She’s pretty good with the trivia. However, at one point, she got a couple wrong answers in row. “Urgh,” she blurted out, “every time I have a gut answer and change it, it was actually correct.”...

My 2007 Theme

To everyone who shared their New Year’s Theme, thank you. Now it is time to reveal my theme. As you may recall, my theme last year was “impact” – making a difference in the world. This year, my theme is: “CREATING A MOVEMENT” What does this mean? Well, I’m not 100% sure....

Quote of the Day

Now, a few words on looking for things. When you go looking for something specific, your chances of finding it are very bad. Because of all the things in the world, you’re only looking for one of them. When you go looking for anything at all, your chances of finding it are...

My Psychic Powers

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I have a confession. I have psychic powers. Don’t believe me? Let me prove it with a little experiment. Get out a blank sheet of paper. On it, list a series of random “X”s and “O”s so that it looks something like this: XOXOXOOXOXXOXXXOXOOXXOXOO Be sure to remember that this is...

Your Success Style Quiz

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In the December 26, 2006 issue of Woman’s World magazine, you will find my “success styles” quiz. If you missed it, here is a revised and expanded version. Each of us has an innate approach to how we get what we want in life. This quiz will help you uncover your preferred...