“The 1st step of being courageous is being willing to look foolish” James Clear

Courage and fear go hand in hand. I don’t think you can have one without the other.

What are we afraid of? James Clear, in his quote above, is the fear of looking foolish. That is…

“ The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.” Hans Hoffman painter.

I love this quote as well as Hans Hoffman’s work. As a young artist, I was privileged to see his work often. My father was the accountant for the gallery in…

Upon reflection of a conversation I had with a friend the other day, I started thinking about his story. We all have our stories. What brought us here to this particular place. We’re all here for a reason.

Somehow, strangely connected. Finding value in that reason is the magic.


“Never let things that matter the least get in the way of things that matter the most,” Jim Rohn.

Benjamin Hardy refers to this saying, “don’t let lesser goals get in the way of the important ones.” Brian Tracy speaks about Eating that Frog. They are all talking about the…

“I have no responsibility to be like they expect me to be.

It’s their mistake, not my failing.” Physicist Richard Feynman, on dealing with expectations.

I know that you have heard this before. It’s all about the stories that other people tell us. Other people’s expectations of who we ought…

Joshua Gold

I am what Yoda is to Luke Skywalker but to entrepreneurs, small business owners, C Suite Exec, professionals, and leaders such as yourself

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