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Manage to Engage

Jul 6, 2020

We’re doing something a little bit different for this series of episodes. While the format won’t change, we’ll be directly addressing some recent events: the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent worldwide economic shutdowns.

The effects of the pandemic are ubiquitous and — as you’ve likely read many, many...


Jun 29, 2020

When you strip everything else away, accountability boils down to abiding with truth. 

The truth, however, can be a bitter pill to swallow... at least at first. When you start to experience the benefits, though, you grow accustomed to the flavor. You even come to like it, to seek it out, as you develop a true sense of...


Jun 22, 2020

Over the last two episodes, we’ve established that the cause of all human suffering is resisting change.

Life is kind enough to tell us when something needs to change, often gently at first, but it is persistent. If you ignore the letter, it’ll leave you a call. If you ignore the voicemail, it’ll come to your...


Jun 15, 2020

When you experience pain, when you repeatedly endure the same suffering, that’s reality asking you to participate. That’s the highest form of accountability.

Some of us will just wait for the acute pain to pass and move on without doing anything. Some will actively seek out a distraction, which is abundantly easy...


Jun 8, 2020

Before you get into this episode, I encourage you to pause for a moment and consider the answer to this question: What do you want and how is life telling you to change to get it?

Really, take a couple of minutes and think about your answer. Interrogate yourself. This will help you actively engage in the discussion and...