Category: Personal Development

I’m fascinated by the way we interact with ourselves. For some this is life design, for others it’s spirituality, but I like to call it innergagement. These are a mix of thoughts rising from my former life as a minister, and my joy of tweaking my workflows and productivity.

Why I don’t watch TED Talks

My short, humorous tale of why I don’t watch TED Talks… because they are bad for my health!

More is not more

More followers does not equal more value. More activity does not equal more result. More stuff does not equal more contentment. It might, but it doesn’t necessarily. By walking the essentialist lifestyle I have discovered all the more (!) that more is not more. In the words of the author Greg McKeeown, I’m on the disciplined ...

In with the Old, out with the New

How do you keep up with it all? I mean all the content, the blog posts, the ideas, the formulas, the “must-read” articles and “must-watch” videos. My answer: I can’t. But for a long time I tried. It was a stark revelation to me when I was a minister, doing what I felt was my ...

Review: The Slight Edge, by Jeff Olson

This is my review of The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson. I’ll be looking at it’s overall message, and picking out the points that were most relevant to me, in the hope that we can spark some discussion off of that. In late 2015 my friend Robert Clay told the participants of the first Ampersand ...

My Values

On my journey to discover who I am, I have been thinking about my values. By codifying my values, I hope to have a list of criteria for things that I do, then if what I’m doing doesn’t reflect this list of values, it’s the wrong thing for me to be doing. I took me a while ...