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Go Back to the Start

I was with my daughter at a film festival which had been sponsored by Chipotle, and the following commercial played at the beginning of every show. (Watch it in a minute.) It's beautifully produced, … more

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Come Get the Goggles. They’re ready for you.

You've seen us wearing the goggles, making our declarations, and helping each other do something big that really matters. They almost always do their magic, and they only cost the postage rate when … more

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An Entire Life Plan on 17 3×5 Cards

I now carry my entire life’s plan everywhere I go. Written in pencil on 17 3x5 cards, it’s the most efficient form of the Simple System for Everything. You can do it too, easily. Here is what it does … more

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A Great Year Plan for 2014

It was one of the best and worst days. I don't know why what happened happened. The thought of a day alone on the beach with my aspirations for the new year bubbling up in my stomach made me giddy. I … more

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7 Great Reasons Why You Should Sing in an Opera or Do Something Just as Hard

I don't like opera that much. I swoon to Jussi Björling's Les Pêcheurs de Perles, but that's about it. I've never seen an opera in its entirety. That's why it might seem odd that I'm singing in one, … more

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Don’t Lists and Project Folders for a Simple System for Everything

"David, your Simple System for Everything works for everything!" That was the crowd's undulating chant at the colosseum right before I hushed them for the grand finale— something about online … more

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Love and the Trembling Wanting

"I can't get your face out of my mind and the taste of your skin lingers still. I want you to meet me tonight just outside your backdoor. Bring your haunting imagination, your big laugh, and your … more

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Don’t Struggle with Money; Wrangle it with One Number

I pretty easily glom my free floating anxiety onto money worries when I lose touch with my One Number. In my case ignorance breeds fear. (I can be a Scaredy-cat.) I've seen even more often that … more

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Nope, No New Year’s Resolutions. Follow these Steps to a Great Year.

95% of you, at least, according to my private analytics, have not been enlightened to the Pilot Fire Plan for a Passionate Year. The time has come. If you want to have a passionate year, a great year, … more

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A Letter to my Readers about 2013

Things change. That's about all I really know to be true. In the face of change it's sometimes hard to know who you are any more or what you want from life because life keeps changing its … more