Breaking From the Herd

An unknown path to level up, developing my unique perspective and to do work that matters to me.

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Contemporary Art

We’re a couple of weeks into our time in Florence, Italy amidst the Florence Light Festival (F-Light Festival). For a month (December 8-January 8) the monuments of the city are lit up with superb light shows. On a walk down the Arno River tonight, my wife and I stopped to take in the lights displayed…

Going to bed with questions

Reading for a while before I hit the hay usually leads to a few questions rattling around my mind. Questions keep me up at night. Well, good questions do. Not necessarily existential questions of meaning, though those can make for some interesting thoughts and discussion. Rather, questions of possibility, questions of why and thoughts of…

climbing slides: scrambling out of mediocrity

“settling is no fun. it’s a malignant habit, a slippery slope that takes you to mediocrity.” – seth godin in tribes settling is not any fun, but it is definitely easy. easy is good, right? doesn’t take much out of me. doesn’t cost much in the short term. college was easy for me. i didn’t…

getting uncomfortable

try something new. something that’s a stretch. this week i’m at my parents’ house. my dad got in a bike wreck and is nursing a pelvis injury. so, i’ve traded the office and spreadsheets to be an assistant care taker this week. nothing major, just helping him up and down steps, into the car, up…