On Reflection and the Seemingly Unbearable Being of Happiness

Best-selling author, AJ Jacobs, once wrote that he was Jewish the same way Olive Garden is Italian. In other words, there might be hints of the traditions, but the ingredients for the old world depth and history were missing. Olive Garden is “spiritually” Italian. And, like AJ, I consider myself a spiritual Jew. And whileContinue reading “On Reflection and the Seemingly Unbearable Being of Happiness”

The Power of “You Just Know”

I’ve spent the better part of the last three years talking about “aha moments.” In my company’s work with Mutual of Omaha, we’ve recorded more than 3,000 people sharing their aha moment stories. I’ve also spent the last couple of years reading, writing and speaking about authenticity and its crucial role in our quest toContinue reading “The Power of “You Just Know””

What Super Power Would You Want to Have?

I was recently talking to a friend about 2012 and I told her that I’ve long wanted to have a super power that wouldn’t so much let me look into the future, but instead would just transport me there. I explained that I didn’t want to change the future. The events would have played outContinue reading “What Super Power Would You Want to Have?”