Tag Archives: introspection

“Into the Wild” by Jon Krakauer

I wanted to read this account of Chris McCandless’ journey after posting this excerpt from the book that helped me keep things in perspective during a challenging time in my life. Undoubtedly, the sense of journey and wanderlust portrayed in … Continue reading

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“Things That Matter” by Charles Krauthammer

More excerpts by Charles Krauthammer. Take a look at “Of Dogs and Men” as an example of the touching, insightful, and thoughtful writing produced by this longtime editorialist. And yet even God cannot match the cruelty of his creation. For … Continue reading

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“Quiet” by Susan Cain: Part One

In-depth look at the differences between introverts and extroverts. After reading this, I am undoubtedly and introvert. Moreover, this book helped me define my personality and provided some insight into how I can find happiness for myself. Anytime I read … Continue reading

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How to Feel Grateful About a Bad Thing. Men’s Health

We can’t be on 100% of the time. (See “Autopilot”) The problem is when our regular hours of downtime turn into days. I can personally feel my brain turning into mush when that happens, and I don’t like it. However, … Continue reading

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Thoughts for a Great Man’s Funeral

On January 22nd, 2015, I took the opportunity to speak at a funeral for the first time in my life. It felt mildly selfish because at my own Father’s funeral in 2005 I didn’t have the strength for myself or … Continue reading

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Thoughts on being Successful

Collaboration is a key to innovation. It is also a door to introspection. After a deeper-than-planned conversation (fueled by two too many glasses of wine) with two good friends, somehow we started talking about career success. We came up with … Continue reading

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“Of Dogs and Men” by Charles Krauthammer

I read this article in “Things That Matter” and it really touched my heart. Dogs have a special place in my heart, especially since getting my own dog, Finley, more than two years ago. Take a look at the exerpts … Continue reading

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