How to Fix Your New Year Resolutions

- - Goals, Inspiration, Tools

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“Don’t shop when you’re hungry.” That’s a good piece of advice that gets passed around. Are you familiar with it? Have you ever thought about why?

If you shop based on what you want at this moment, you’ll end up with a refrigerator full of nothing but lime La Croix and frozen cheese pizza. I’m not going to judge you for living on a diet of carbonated water and cheese— we all have to work with what we’ve got — but I will argue that some vegetables and fruit might be a nice addition.

But they’re hard to buy when you’re starving and just want to go home, drink bubbles, and eat cheese.
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Stay in The Tension


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Every meaningful pursuit has one thing in common: the tension.

The tension between where you want to go, and where you are right now.  Between the time you need and the time you have.  Between what makes money and what makes meaning.  And on and on.

It takes on many forms, but the way you address it is always the same.

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Love and Money with Caroline Lee

- - Interview, Podcast

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Caroline lee is a serial entrepreneur. Let me tell you, this woman knows how to make stuff happen— and she does it in a very contagious way. She’s a photographer, musician, and owner of multiple businesses.

As Caroline puts it, some things she does for love and some things she does for money.  We use that lens to explore her work and learn from the diverse portfolio of endeavors she’s involved in.
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Write Your Manifesto (here’s how)

- - Courage, Tools, Work

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A manifesto is a public declaration of your intentions. It’s a simple articulation of what you believe and a vision of the world that you wish to create.

Whether you realize it or not, some of the speeches and documents that have most shaped the world could be called manifestos:

Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech casts a vision of the world the MLK spent his life working to create.

The Declaration of Independence is an articulation of what the founders of the United States believed about humanity, and their intention to be free from outside rule.

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