The Human Condition

The human condition is an interesting one in a sense that we often forget, or more accurately – overlook, the fact that we are human beings, undergoing life in a human body with a human mind. The myths underlying our[...]

The Story of the Egg

You were on your way home when you died. It was a car accident. Nothing particularly remarkable, but fatal nonetheless. You left behind a wife and two children. It was a painless death. The EMTs tried their best to save you, but[...]

How to Win in Competition – Realizing the Enemy

I’ve had the pleasure of meeting and getting to know many different individuals, in many different walks of life; each with their own views. A topic that has been floating in and out of my attention recently, which is relevant[...]

Bruce Lee’s Thoughts on Adversity

“Adversity causes the mind to think properly. In a time when everything goes well, my mind is pampered with enjoyment, possessiveness, etc. Only in times of adversity, privation, or mishap, does my mind function and think properly of my state.[...]

The Story of the Homeless Pastor

Pastor Jeremiah transformed himself into a homeless person and went to the 10,000 member church that he was to be introduced as the head pastor at that morning. He walked around his soon to be church for 30 minutes while[...]

The Story of the Shopkeeper’s Son and the Secret to Happiness

A certain shopkeeper sent his son to learn about the secret of happiness from the wisest man in the world. The lad wandered through the desert for forty days, and finally came upon a beautiful castle, high atop a mountain.[...]

The Story of the Two Travelers and the Farmer

A traveler came upon an old wise farmer working his field beside the road. Ready to take a break from his journey, the wanderer hailed the countryman, who seemed happy enough to take a break himself, and talk for a[...]

Life is Not a Journey

“The existence, the physical universe is basically playful. There is no necessity for it whatsoever. It isn’t going anywhere. It doesn’t have a destination that it ought to arrive at. It is best understood by analogy with music. Because music,[...]

The Story of the Regretful Son

A rich man’s son was graduating college. For months, the son was asking his father for a new car, knowing that his father had more than enough money. When graduation day came, the young man’s father called him into the[...]

The Business is a Dojo for the Entrepreneur

“A dojo is a miniature cosmos where we make contact with ourselves – our fears, anxieties, reactions, and habits. It is an arena of confined conflict where we confront an opponent who is not an opponent but rather a partner[...]