Behaving Intently

When someone cuts me off while driving, they are a jerk. If I cut someone else off, it’s because I am in a rush or I have an important appointment. We judge others by their behaviour, but we judge ourselves by our intent. The thing is, other people judge us by our behaviour, not by…

Fueling the Mind with Good Stuff

In January, I listened to the podcast The Moment with Brian Koppleman. He was interviewing Seth Godin, who I’ve heard interviewed many times. What was interesting about this interview was that Seth talked about how he had been bullied into accepting a client in the early days of his career. The experience made him feel…

Circle of Life

One of the problems with the secularization of society is that it tends to shrink our communities. We focus on ourselves and our immediate family and friends.  But we don’t often look beyond the people close to us. There are a lot of problems with organized religion, but one of the things I like about…