Mike’s Mailbag: The Tyranny of Convenience

Good Morning Amigo, Monday morning. Rise and shine. Grab your cup of joe and let's go! Feature Read of the Week: "The Tyranny of Convenience" by Tim Wu, as featured in The New York Times. "What happens to human experience when so many obstacles and impediments and requirements and preparations have been removed? Today’s cult of … Continue reading Mike’s Mailbag: The Tyranny of Convenience

Mike’s Mailbag: Brew, Sip, Think, Repeat.

Greetings From California Amigos, As this Mailbag hits your inbox, I’d like you to imagine the dust flying off in transit — ’tis been a while since we last convened here! I am currently on the tail end of a West Coast road trip that went something like this: Calgary -> Vancouver -> Seattle -> … Continue reading Mike’s Mailbag: Brew, Sip, Think, Repeat.

Mike’s Mailbag: The Mysterious Case of the Peloton

Gooooood Morning, Let's get down to it! "How do we make sure that the story we're telling ourselves is in alignment with what actually did happen?" - Oprah Winfrey in conversation to Brene Brown. Ahhhh, the topic of self-narratives and the stories we tell ourselves. I think the rationalized internal dialogue floating around our brains … Continue reading Mike’s Mailbag: The Mysterious Case of the Peloton

Mike’s Mailbag: Overcoming Willpower with a Personal Operating System

Happy Saturday Amigos, Diving right in... Seth Godin. The man behind the altMBA, The Icarus Deception and engine of thought leadership in the marketing world, personal branding, and education space. What strikes me most about Seth's outlook on the world is his creativity, originality and willingness to challenge conventional wisdom to the "nth" degree. This … Continue reading Mike’s Mailbag: Overcoming Willpower with a Personal Operating System