Monthly Archive: September 2010

My Zappos Jedi Training

4:30am. I’m up before my 5am alarm. We have to be in our chairs, ready to start by 7. If I’m there at 7:01 I have to start the entire month over with a new class. It’s a brilliant accountability-building ritual that’s built into our training. Just…

Burning Man Redux (Part 3)

(continued from Part 2)…. In the default world, we’re in a trance. We move in lock step to each destination.. work, gym, store, home. And when driving in between them, we’re anywhere but here as our minds wander into whatever fantasy or fear is …

Burning Man Redux (Part 2)

In the last episode, I took the red pill before going to bed, with the intention to know reality. And by the morning I knew it. Now I before I tell you what it is, I just want to define what I meant by “reality” when I created these intention-sett…

Burning Man Redux (Part 1)

I had incredible conversations there for hours. When I went to bed that night, I decided to take the red pill for myself. I had to know it before I could give it to anyone else. When I woke up the next day, reality hit me very quickly… All of th…