“Whenever there is a gap between your habits and your goals, your habits will always win.” (James Clear)                 

Introduction Those of you who regularly read my posts will not be surprised that I chose this quote to explore. I’ve written on this topic many times over the years, and believe it to be foundational to personal change, growth, and success. Wow, that’s a pretty strong claim, isn’t it? It is. I’d encourage you […]

“The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.” (Maimonides)

Originally published November 30, 2018 Who was Maimonides? Moses ben Maimon (Maimonides) was a 12th century Jewish philosopher. Born in Cordoba, Spain in about 1135, he was one of the most influential Torah scholars of the Middle Ages. He was proficient in several disciplines including astronomy, medicine, philosophy, and law. Maimonides is considered a polymath […]

“Life is not meant to be easy, my child; but take courage: it can be delightful.” (George Bernard Shaw)

Originally published June 22, 2018 George Bernard Shaw George Bernard Shaw was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1856. He disliked formal schooling and organized training, so his education was irregular. In 1872, Shaw’s mother left her husband and took Shaw’s two sisters to London. In 1876 Shaw joined them, and decided to become a writer. […]