7 Steps to Psychedelic Success

7 Steps to Psychedelic Success

Imagine for a moment, your favorite place in the whole wide world. You’ve been visiting this special place every day for your entire life. It’s not a long or difficult journey. In fact, you can get there instantaneously if you just take a moment to imagine.  As...
What Kind of Happy Are You

What Kind of Happy Are You

Happiness is a funny word. Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” This reminds me of the saying, “If you...
How to Escape Startup Stockholm Syndrome

How to Escape Startup Stockholm Syndrome

The only thing worse than being taken captive is sympathizing and bonding with your captor. But what if our captors are our own beliefs and aspirations? A friend sent me a blog post that stopped me in my tracks. After reading Chip’s Wounded Entrepreneur post, I...
Why Aren’t You Working “On” The Business?

Why Aren’t You Working “On” The Business?

In my twenties I was pretty rotten at dating. I’d go on dates and only reveal the parts of my personality I thought my date would be approve of. We’d hit it off, things would start to get serious, then as more and more of my true self began to bubble to the surface,...
The Hungry Ghosts of Entrepreneurship

The Hungry Ghosts of Entrepreneurship

In many Buddhist traditions, a rather obscure metaphor is one of the “hungry ghosts.” Imagine a ghoul-like figure with a giant head and gaping mouth connected to a hunger-deprived and bloated belly connected only by a needle-thin throat. The image itself visually and...
The two most transformative moments of my life

The two most transformative moments of my life

For the past 15 years, I’ve lived a rather wild and magical life straddling the worlds of business and spirituality. Working with amazing teachers from all over the world has allowed me to experience a completely new way of thinking; which has subsequently allowed me...