Burning Out

In his sophomore year in high school, one of our sons achieved a 4.6 GPA on his way to gaining an International Baccalaureate Diploma. It was a great achievement, but it came at a heavy cost. Despite being over 6 ft tall, by graduation he weighed less than 120 lbs....

The Secret Sauce

The secret sauce! Last Thursday at 10am, I pulled into the Planet Fitness carpark, ready for my morning workout, and I was amazed to see that the car park was packed. I thought there must be some special event going on, but I was wrong. The cars  all belonged to...

New Year, New You

New Year, New You.  Every January we make New Year’s resolutions. The most common resolutions are personal. Lose weight, quit smoking, exercise more, but we have resolutions in business too – we just call them “plans”. Wouldn’t it be fantastic if we could think...

Are You Too Busy?

When my kids were younger, I worked as a day trader on the New York Stock Exchange.  My life was exciting but extremely busy and stressful. At that time I dreamt of an empty calendar, free days at home, and having more time to read and relax. Essentially I wanted some...