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The Power of Simple

“The busy man is never wise and the wise man is never busy.” ― Lin Yutang I’ve always had a profound respect and admiration for Asian culture. The slowness, the wisdom, the not-too-witty-but-supremly revealing proverbs, and the simplicity of the culture. This has a lot to do with my martial arts training as a kid, but […]

7 Life Blunders and How To Avoid Them

Gandhi once gave his grandson, Arun, a talisman that listed seven “blunders” he believed led to violence. They are: Wealth without work. Pleasure without conscience. Knowledge without character. Commerce without morality. Science without humanity. Religion without sacrifice. Politics without principle.   Just now, as I was trying to figure out which way to go with […]

Do You Have Grit?

“If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all.”  ―Michelangelo  I’ve learned a lot about people over the years as a small business owner. The number one thing that I have observed is this: Most people don’t have grit when it comes to […]