A short story from the mountains about how removing drag can be more effective than increasing power. Many times we could improve our life by cleaning up the things we do that actively damage ourselves: eating poorly, drinking too much, complaining, remaining angry, holding grudges, positioning myself as a victim. What do you think? What’s… Continue reading How to Make Progress: First take the brakes off…

NPR have a wonderful speech database with over 350 great commencement speeches on their resource The Best Commencement Speeches, Ever What are the Most Common Words? Excluding prepositions and other super-common words, the most frequent words appearing in this database of Great Commencement Speeches were: Life Make People World Yourself Make Success Generation Define Human… Continue reading The Top 10 Words in Commencement Speeches