A lesson in mindfulness taken from jazz

April 6, 2017 0
Miles Davis was one of the greatest innovators in jazz. He is also an example of someone who is able to experience the present moment without judging it. In 1964, Miles began playing with…

The wisdom to know the difference

March 30, 2017 0
The Serenity Prayer is used by members of Alcoholics Anonymous and sometimes claimed by entrepreneurs as the “Entrepreneur’s Prayer”: “God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change…

It’s about the work

March 17, 2017 0
“I first ran for Congress in 1999, and I got beat. I just got whooped. I had been in the state legislature for a long time, I was in the minority party, I wasn’t…

There’s no place like the present

March 15, 2017 0
To “live in the moment” is a cliche. But behind most cliches there is an element of truth. In Meditations, the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius suggests that the past and future are meaningless compared…