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“Do You Travel for Work?”

Coming back on my final flight from the South Pacific last night, I sat next to a business traveler. In between Blackberrying and reading legal files, she gave me her brief attention. She asked: “Do you travel for work?” I said: “Not really. I travel for life.” “That’s interesting,” she said as she returned to…

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How to Write 300,000 Words In 1 Year

For the past three years, I’ve written at least 300,000 words for publication. It’s not that difficult, and you can do it too—it mostly requires an ability to focus. If you don’t have this ability at first, fear not: it’s a learned process. Why Write? Someone once said, “I hate writing, but I love having…

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Fear, Doubt, UNCERTAINTY, Brilliance: Book Launch!

Earlier this year I went to Austin to co-facilitate a discussion at SXSW with Jonathan Fields. Our topic was “Fear and the Art of Creation,” and we had a great crowd. Despite the challenging time slot of early Sunday morning, tons of people showed up and filled the room. I said a few things in…

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This Time It’s Different

A common question in my Inbox reads something like this: “I really want to pursue [activity, trip, or transition that involves change], but right now I can’t because of [reason or roadblock]. I could spend the next [long period of time] preparing for the big change, but I worry if I wait, I may never…

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On the Road Again: Next Stop, Micronesia

My first observation on the region known as Micronesia is that it takes a long time to get there. With forced layovers, I’ll finally arrive at stop #1 after 40 hours of travel—and I’m starting on the West Coast! Fortunately, I love travel and I’m excited. This is going to be a fun trip. ***…

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World Domination Summit: Wave 1 Sold Out

*World Domination, July 2012 Edition* As mentioned on Monday, today’s the day—early this morning, we opened up #WDS2012 registration for 400 people. All tickets were taken in the first 13 minutes. Some of the transactions went into pending mode and it took a bit longer for the dust to settle, but we were completely sold…

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Save the Date! Announcing the 2012 World Domination Summit

Friends and readers, Three months ago, we brought together 500 people from a dozen countries for our inaugural World Domination Summit. You can see what it looked like in this brand-new video recap: (You can also see thousands of photos from the weekend over here. A few of them are below, in case you missed…

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The End Is (Always) Near

Have you heard the one about the end of time? Yep—it’s on the way. Every day, we lose another 1,440 minutes that will never return. Farewell, minutes! Goodbye, opportunities. The other day I noticed I had been thinking “I’ll do that in the summer” about a lot of things. Then I realized, hey, it’s late…

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