What If (Worst Case Scenarios)

In 2013, shortly after getting divorced, I realized that I could be okay no matter what happened. So, I made this list. What if... someone threw away your computer, and iPad and phone and camera… everything you ever worked on — all your emails, photos, documents, files, projects, and ideas — disappeared all your books, […]

What If This is Heaven

What if this is heaven?Not like, What if this dark world is as good as it gets? Sorry.More like, What if we are actually living in the midst of heaven,And the only reason it doesn't seem that way isBecause the noise is so loudThat the signal can't get through? What if heaven is not a […]

Combating Imposter Syndrome

Like most psychological "syndromes," imposter syndrome is just made up of thought. There is no such thing as imposter syndrome, just like there's no such thing as low self-esteem or a lack of confidence. I understand that that sometimes it looks like these syndromes rear their ugly head, but I think we would all agree […]

Your Last 15 Minutes on Earth

Some people tell you that you should live every minute of your life as though it were your last. Really?

Your Top-10 Problems

A while back, I went to a bar with a friend whom I knew through his girlfriend, whom I had worked with and befriended. As I sat down next to him at the bar, he was all smiles and cheer. Despite the fact that he needed no reminding, I reminded him that he’d recently been […]

2020 New Year's Resolutions

I wrote these, as you'd expect, right around the end of 2019. I am posting them here, now, at the beginning of 2021. Clearly, 2020 was a wacky year for everyone. Despite that, looking back at 2020, I think I stayed pretty true to these resolutions. More being on the field and in life; less […]

Why We Named Our Company "Furnace Labs"

In 1997, when I was 24, I started a company called Commerce Studio.  After Jeff Macklin joined as my partner in 1998, we decided together that a name change was in order. People often ask me how we arrived at the new name, Furance Labs. Furnace Labs' was started just as the web was beginning […]

The Basics of Thought

All of the coaching that I do centers around a core understanding of how the human mind works. Through this understanding; people come to learn who they really are and are able to discard fears they've had for decades; heal relationships that seemed damaged forever; and create or grow a business or other project in […]

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