Personal Growth Blog Posts

What To Do With Last Year’s Unaccomplished Goals?

I always struggle with this topic… I struggle because I fundamentally believe opposing views on what to do with unaccomplished goals. On one side of the fence, I believe that planning too far into the future is pointless and it’s important to be flexible in your goals. What is important today, might not be important… Read More

What’s Your Purpose In Life? No Really, I Am Asking You.

I am working on writing down my life’s purpose and a mission statement to help guide my actions. I am curious if anyone else has ever done this? I have a few questions for you. 1) Do you publish it publically? 2) If the answer above is yes, can you post it here so I… Read More

I wanted to argue…

I was about to board a flight with the CEO. It was near the start of the year and I was excited to talk about my performance as I wrapped up my first year with the company. I thought I was doing an excellent job. Sure, I am young and have a lot to learn… Read More

How To Redefine What Success Means

I hit a rough patch about 6 months ago. I was frustrated with my lack of progression towards some of my personal goals. I was working hard on my personal blog, learning how to code, and trying to deliver awesome marketing campaigns for my company. But something was off. I wasn’t happy and felt like… Read More

How Do You Calculate Investing In Yourself?

I recently went to grab drinks with some people who are in the medical field. An interesting conversation ensued. One of the guys recently took a new job as a medical sales rep. His co-workers were teasing him and saying that he will have to travel a bunch and he will likely hate it. His… Read More

What is the meaning of life?

Purpose. You know, the other word that makes up the name of this blog. I don’t feel the writing conveyed on this blog discusses purpose enough. This post is to help remedy that problem. I am going to warn you…this gets a little deep. There are no answers in this post. But maybe your thoughts… Read More

Feeling stuck working at home? How to overcome the feeling of isolation

Working from home was slowly killing me. I remember sitting in front of my computer and just staring at the screen. Not because I had nothing to do…but because I was lonely, and confused why I couldn’t couldn’t shake these feelings. Nothing was stopping me from going to a coffeeshop and working, or making plans… Read More

Guy looking across a lake and thinking about life

To be happy, be still

Always being happy is hard. And in reality is it even worth it? Waking up and having coffee can make you happy. Getting good news from your spouse can make you happy. A lot of things can make you happy. But chasing the idea of always being happy is unwise. Truth be told, it’s foolish… Read More

Grace to change myself

A Middle Eastern mystic said I was a revolutionary when I was young and all my prayer to God was: “Lord, give me the energy to change the world.” As I approached middle age and realized that my life was half gone without changing a single soul, I changed my prayer to: “Lord, give me… Read More

Six Ways To Turn Desires Into Gold

The following methodology is from Napoleon Hill’s inspirational classic “Think And Grow Rich”. This book conveys the experience of more than 500 men of great wealth, who began started from the bottom, with nothing to give in return for riches except THOUGHTS, IDEAS and ORGANIZED PLANS. In the book Hill lays out the 6 ways… Read More

Slow Growth

I am reading Ego Is The Enemy by Ryan Holiday and something stood out to me. I wrestled with it while I tried to fall asleep. I couldn’t get the thought to leave my mind. In the book, Holiday suggests that some of the World’s most influential people didn’t see a meteoric rise in power… Read More

Lost focus

When I first started this blog the main purpose was to develop my writing style and hone my voice. I realized that developing a writing style isn’t something that happens overnight and the only way to get really good is to constantly write. I was happy with how consistently I was posting on here but… Read More