I finished reading this excellent book: The Outward Mindset by The Arbinger Institute. Rarely does a leadership book resound so deeply with me. I found myself highlighting large chunks of the book, and I wanted to share some of the choicest passages from the book with you. The basic premise of the book tells us … Continue reading The Outward Mindset
Changing what you do with your feet, forks, and fingers can prevent up to 90% of chronic diseases. But why do so few of us make these easy changes?
A Digital Health App Won't Help You Get Fitter, Live Longer, and Sleep Better Touted as the ultimate fitness app, the Fitbit is a marriage of digital health with wearable technology. The device and app sold by the millions. Turns out that Fitbit's heart rate tracking is dangerously inaccurate. Fitbit is meant to help you … Continue reading Why Digital Health Apps Won’t Save Us
Re: How To Become a Real Climate Change Activist and Save Your Nation President Mamau, this is an open letter to talk to you about climate change. It is heartening to hear about your recent move into a role of real power and responsibility to become the President of the Republic of Kiribati. After 12 … Continue reading A Letter to President Mamau on Climate Change
The following is a letter I wrote to President Anote Tong from the Republic of Kiribati. It was inspired by a conversation he had with Chris Anderson, the curator of the TED Conference. 11 January 2016 Re: Climate Change and Kiribati: The way we can all make a difference! Dear Mr. President Tong, It saddened me greatly … Continue reading An Open Letter to President Anote Tong from the Republic of Kiribati
I had originally decided to write this as a post with the best books I read in 2015, but ideas are a lot more general and books are not always the best place to get ideas. I hope these ideas serve you as well: 1. The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson This book was a game-changer … Continue reading Ideas in 2015
You may have heard the statistic that 70-80% of all new businesses fail within the first 5 years. This statistic is meant to act is a deterrent for you to venture out and experiment on your own. The unstated fact remains that while 70% of new businesses may fail within the first five years, but … Continue reading 70% of New Businesses Fail…so what?
Note: this is the final post in my series on "Why I Went Vegan". I recommend you start from the beginning to get a better idea of what this is all about. In this final post in the series, I will go over 3 main ideas that can help you transition to a whole foods … Continue reading How to Switch & Final Thoughts
Not only do we need to switch to a plants based diet for health, and ethical reasons, but also for environmental reasons. It is, very simply, the most powerful thing you do.
Note: If you are just joining this post, the series began here where I chronicled my journey. It is a good place to start. Ahimsa paramo dharmaha Non-Violence is the highest ethical code Perhaps it's because I have been grounded in Eastern philosophy where the idea of karma and re-incarnation is central to life. In … Continue reading Why I Went Vegan – The Ethical Compulsion