401 – Chip Conley: How To Find Your Calling At Age 50 (Or Older)

People always ask “What number do I need to retire?” Which really means “Do I have enough?” “Will I have enough?” “Can I survive?” “Will I be happy?” But people aren’t retiring as much as they used to. People are reinventing. They’re working longer. Or starting something new. They’re getting a second wind. But that […] Read On…

WHY THE STOCK MARKET DROPPED: MY TWO CENTS

I hate writing about stocks. I used to outsource my happiness to the moves of the stock market. Day by day, minute by minute. I was miserable. But I’m seeing too much BS in the news so I just wanted to make some comments and point out things not typically in the news. This is […] Read On…

400 Podcasts = 400 “Yes’s”

Today, my 400th podcast releases. 400 episodes = 400 “yes’s” “Yes’s” from Tony Robbins, Richard Branson, Tyra Banks, Tiffany Haddish, Garry Kasparov, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Tony Hawk, Arianna Huffington and the list goes on (by #392). But first, I had to say “yes.” I’ve written a lot about podcasting and what I’ve learned… Why You […] Read On…

HOW I CRUSHED NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON’S DREAMS

I didn’t plan on telling Neil deGrasse Tyson that I don’t believe in his dreams. But that’s what I did. I told him, “You’re living a dream life.” “I still have this fantasy,” he said. “It could be a fantasy but I’d rather it not be, but the fantasy is that one day, sooner rather […] Read On…

How I Overcame Rejection

One time I was crying and my mom, quite reasonably wanting me to stop, threw a knife at me. It missed. She had poor aim. But it did stop me crying. It was a long time ago. I was 12. I don’t remember too many things from when I was 12. But I remember the […] Read On…

How To Improve Yourself In 6 Months

You can’t. It’s really hard to change. I’ve been an addict. When you’re addicted to a drug you can’t just say, “Well, this is bad for me. I’m going to stop.” Just give up now or be ready to go through a world of pain. Or… You can. But it’s really hard and few people […] Read On…