If You Can’t Beat It, Then Start a Business

Today was ICE Challenge Day in my class, one of my favorite days of the year. The sponsor of the Challenge is Villanova's own ICE Institute, where ICE stands for Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship. Here is a brief description of the Challenge: The ICE Challenge is an annual requirement for all students entering the Villanova … Continue reading If You Can’t Beat It, Then Start a Business

This Is Creativity at Its Finest

I remember reading a great book in college, "The Ultimate Athlete"; here's a brief description of the book from Amazon: We are born with the God-given right to move efficiently, gracefully, and joyfully. We lose this right only through society's mind-body split, faulty modes of physical education, and overemphasis on "winning." George Leonard's simple and radical … Continue reading This Is Creativity at Its Finest

Be More Productive at Work By Spending More Time Pursuing Your Hobby

It's 5:30 on a Thursday evening, and you're still at work. You've been working on a big project for a while, and you've reached an impasse. What's the best way to spend your next hour - grinding away at work, or practicing your latest five-ball juggling routine? According to a recent article in Harvard Business Review, … Continue reading Be More Productive at Work By Spending More Time Pursuing Your Hobby

Finding My Passion

I would have thought by now, at the age of 57, that I would have found my life's passion. But if I'm honest with myself, I have to admit that I still don't know what my purpose in life is, what I am meant to do. I've read lots of great books, followed several inspirational … Continue reading Finding My Passion

Thank you!

I think a perfect way to start my 30-day blogging challenge is to express my gratitude to those who have been such an important part of my life. The easiest way for me to do this will be in chronological order, so here goes! Thank you to my parents for their unconditional love and support and … Continue reading Thank you!