Can You Believe It Took Me Twenty Years To Write A Personal Vision Statement?

It Seems Like a Dream Forever -- Then Suddenly It's Real

Over 20 years ago, I bought a book called Build Your Own Life Brand. I didn’t finish it. About a decade later, I started a blog. More than a decade after that, I finally published my first public blog post. The hard part in these initiatives was the introspection. I wasn’t yet able to sit […]

It's time to make the commitment and do it.

My Intention To Experience The World Fully

7 Questions To Spawn Any Big Initiative

Since college, I’ve had an unspoken goal to travel and experience the world. Increasingly, I see this is never going to happen until I get real clear about my goal and organize my life to meet it. I want to go large, like 190 countries large. I want to really travel the world, visit every […]

It's time to make the commitment and do it.

2018 Goals: 4 Things I Want To Do In 2018

7 Keys To Setting Goals

As I considered content and an editorial calendar that might interest my target audience, I realized something notable. As I learn to share and publicize my goals and interests, and as I look for points of intersection between mine and others, I can offer a peek into what I’m doing and where I’m going. So, […]

My favorite race is the one I just finished because it's so damn hard in the midst of it, so nice when it's over, and I always feel such an amazing accomplishment when I've worked hard and met the challenge.

Continuous Improvement In Triathlon: I Want To Qualify For Boston Marathon

5 Keys To Triathlon Performance

There I was in the foyer of my home, hot and sweaty after a bicycle ride in the late-spring heat, searching for the reason to continue. I knew I wouldn’t keep cycling 3 days a week, so I chose to enter a triathlon: I’d wanted to be a triathlete since childhood. Since then, I’ve discovered continuous improvement, […]

Dylan finishes the Capital of Texas Triathlon 2012

Adventure On Two Wheels

8 Things To Do To Start

As I sat down to write this post, I’ve enjoyed reflecting on my life with bicycles. What a long, strange, trip it’s been! The Dark Ages I was sedentary for 25 years through and beyond college, other than brief stints to the gym. I was overweight, and I was never going to run a marathon or […]

Lori and Dylan ride tandem on their purple Santana Arriva

You Can Use Market Cycles For Healthy Investment Returns

Learn How The Economic Machine Works

Market Cycles I talked about Market Cycles at American Association of Individual Investors Austin chapter meeting. Here are my speaker notes and outline. The Economic Machine As an important backdrop for understanding market cycles, don’t miss this brilliant explanation about How The Economic Machine Works, by Ray Dalio. What You Can Do Consider how the […]

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