Set It and Forget It

Do you remember Ron Popeil?  He famously sold rotisserie cookers on an infomercial.  According to the show, this was no ordinary cooker.  It was easier.   Put the food in, set the timer and that’s it.  He had the audience repeat “set it and forget it” over and over.   Those words ring in my head.  How … More Set It and Forget It

Confidence and Fear

I’ll take fearless over confident every day.  They are different.  To be confident is to believe that I have what it takes.  That I possess the skills, abilities and physical attributes needed to succeed.  Fear creates doubt.  Fear erodes my belief that my skills, abilities and physical attributes are enough.  Fear easily overrides confidence. To … More Confidence and Fear


How do you define success?  Do you have a word for it?  Maybe you call it prominence or even preeminence.  Even if you don’t have a single word for it, you have some notion of what it looks like.  Using your definition, how close did you get to it in 2016?  Maybe a better question … More Immersion