Complaining For Growth

Do Complain… I just read an article somewhere in which the author was suggesting that complaining was for losers and it got me to thinking. I’d put forth that if we didn’t complain we’d have little chance for introspection. Sometimes we just...

Go Inspire Someone – You Never Know How it Can Change The World

Inspiration… you never know when or where it will hit but when it does consider why it came. Consider what lesson you’re being taught. This morning it dawned on me that the greatest thing I ever got from anyone, possibly greater than life itself, is the...

Your Magnum Opus, Your Note

An artist’s greatest work is often called his or her Magnum Opus. It means “great work” but is typically used to mean “greatest work”. I believe the world is a symphony with all of us responsible for “our note”. What do you...

Willpower is a Myth

I’ve always known that awareness is the first step in improving a less than efficient, “not serving me anymore” behavior/habit. But I just sort of stopped there assuming everyone knew the rest of the story. You know the story that willpower on its...

Dogma & Backward Hats

As I pulled into the parking lot past the John Deere tractor spreading manure in West Branch, Michigan, I knew right away this bride allocated more money to entertainment than anything else. I was a little concerned because I usually play at higher end venues in the...