Category Finding Your Path

What Plans Have You Made?

Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you. ~Thomas Jefferson Take action, but have a plan Doug and I are starting to think about our next steps towards creating our dreams. We spent a lot of time figuring out what motivates us, what we want to […]

How Are You Programmed?

 It’s hard enough to find an error in your code when you’re looking for it; it’s even harder when you’ve assumed your code is error-free. ~Steve McConnell Why do we behave as we do? We all carry around a set of rules that are similar to the programming used to operate electronics. This is great […]

Success Means Different things For Different People.

The rules of navigation never navigated a ship. The rules of architecture never built a house. ~Thomas Reid Your rules of success are not for everyone In our last post, Doug and I talked about defining our own personal rules to define success. Ideally, everyone should have their own standard of success, and everyone else […]

Define Success For Yourself.

Don’t aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.~ David Frost We know what’s best for ourselves In our last post about success, Doug and I decided that what were taught in the past doesn’t necessarily translate into success for us. We’re our […]

What You Were Taught About Success Is Wrong.

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will. ~Vince Lombardi The Inner Critic lives! What defines success to you? If you’re like most people, your definition was formed by your parents and society. This definition is internalized and […]

Straying Off The Beaten Path.

Towering genius disdains a beaten path. It seeks regions hitherto unexplored. ~Abraham Lincoln The beaten path is not always best Sometimes things are done a certain way, and no one really knows why. Nothing is changed because results are reached, and change may mess up the magic combination that leads to success (even if the […]

Creatively Or Routine? How Is Your Life Lived?

I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence. ~Frederick Douglass It isn’t going to be given to you It’s up to ourselves to use our talents and create our personal contentment. No one is going […]

It’s Not Always Rainbows and Sunshine.

I’ve had some dark nights of the soul, of course, but giving in to depression would be a sellout, a defeat. ~Christopher Hitchens Doug and I have been writing our series, Find Your Path In Life. for a while now. We’re working hard to figure what we want in life and how to get there. […]

The Rules Have Changed. You Should Too.

In the 21st century, somebody or something has changed the rules about how our world works. ~Eddie Obeng Chaos Reigns Life isn’t about following the rules, putting your time in and being taken care of when you’re older anymore. The world changed when we weren’t looking, and we need to catch up. Doug and I […]

Rules Of Life?

I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for […]