Giving thanks isn’t always easy.   Amid the turmoil of frustrations that make up everyday life. Amid the unfinished homework and messy bedrooms. Amid the bills and taxes and myriad little drains on prosperity. Amid the unwashed dishes and unmowed lawns.   Giving thanks isn’t always easy.   When we’re exhausted from sleepless nights. When...

Everyone likes a program to follow. Sometimes these programs get a little overly complicated. And this is especially true when it comes to following plans for how we run our businesses and lives. Steve has his own Instagram channel as The Mentor Monk (no, he's not...

We’re self-improvement junkies. That means we’re always on the lookout for great books, videos, shows, and of course web content to keep us focused and motivated. Of course, with the popularity of motivational content these days, sorting through the mess to find a few gems of...

Before our son was born I could have never imagined how my life would change. I mean, I read about how my life would never be the same and what kinds of things I could expect. I also have many friends who have children and...

A while back, Buzzfeed ran up one of its longer but curiously more profound lists entitled "37 Things You'll Regret When You're Old." Although littered with GIFs (as Buzzfeed tends to do), the actual list is worthy enough of attention. In fact, we're posting the list...

I love food. Unfortunately, like most people, I love all the wrong kinds of food. Don't get me wrong. I really do love vegetables and fruit. Healthy food is great, and I actually do like the way most of it tastes. But realistically, my desert island pantry would...

I used to say that the key to my success -- such as it was -- was being absolutely merciless with myself when it came to my morning routine. Getting up at dark o'clock and executing a well-timed, precision plan was how I got stuff...