Happiness. It’s Complicated.

What if the quest to be perpetually happy was actually making us miserable? Summer 2012. Two thousands miles west of New York City, nearly 9,000 feet above sea-level. Deep into the Colorado Rockies, I’m sitting in the wood-clad home of soon-to-be friend, venture-capitalist, entrepreneur and deeply-wise and truthful explorer of life, Brad Feld. We're taping...
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Have a Little Faith (Video)

About 3 years ago, a set of verses, a poem...a declaration channeled through me. It was a point of inflection. I remember being terrified to hit publish even though, honestly, there weren't a whole lot of people reading my blog back then. Still, it made me nervous to own the fact that I was very...
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The Truth About Motivation: Push, Pull and Death

Motivation to do anything comes in two forms: push or pull. Push... Push is generally about the avoidance of pain. It's the "away from" side of the motivational spectrum." You're actively pushing yourself away from either a source of current pain or the perception of an anticipated pain. So, if you're overweight and feeling bad...
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