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Damian Lillard on Leading with Love

Don't get jealous. Get happy.

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ESPN posted this interview with Portland Trail Blazer guards Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum.

I loved this exchange between the reporter, Chris Haynes (CH), and Damian:

CH: Dame, most players, you know, they see somebody [C.J. in this case] possibly can take minutes away from them, they wouldn't be as encouraging or forthcoming with . . .

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March 20, 2018

Sunday Roundup

A roundup of some things I've been doing, reading, or enjoying lately.


Every weekend over at TheWorkout.Today, Keeley and I send out "The Weekend Wind Down: A restorative routine intended to provide rest, rejuvenation, and perspective for your mind, body, and spirit." This weekend we wrote about meditation and how we spend our . . .

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February 18, 2018

There is no destination

As some of you may have seen from my post a few weeks back, Keeley and I launched a new service on January 1st called TheWorkout.Today.

It's really simple: Afree email each morning (except Sundays)with 1 bodyweight workout that takes 29 minutes or less.

On Saturdays, instead of a typical workout, we send "The Weekend Wind Down" . . .

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January 24, 2018

Building Speed Bumps For Life

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At my house, our french press requires 8 tablespoons of whole coffee beans for the perfect brew.

A few weeks ago, I swapped out my tablespoon for a 1/2 cup. This brought the required number of coffee bean scoops down from eight to one (because 8 tablespoons = 1/2 cup).

Boom. The next few days I cruised through the coffee making process. . . .

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January 24, 2018

Sin and Virtue and Happy Birthday

A birthday note to my sister

My sister just turned 26. Below is the birthday card that I wrote for her (shared with permission!).

At the end of the card, I offer this wish:

Let that little light of yours shine.
Keep your loves in order.
And don’t apologize to anyone about it.

When I write, I am often writing to/for myself as much as anyone else. So this wish is not only . . .

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January 08, 2018

Announcing TheWorkout.Today

On January 1st, Keeley and I are launching a new service called TheWorkout.Today.

The concept is extremely simple:

It is a free email in your inbox each morning with 1 bodyweight workout that takes 29 minutes or less.

The workouts are designed so you can do them no matter your level or prior experience, and you don't need any special . . .

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December 29, 2017

Who's In Charge?

Life in the Age of Collective ADD

Beep. Our phones wake us up with their little alarms. How useful that our phones have alarms, right? One less thing to buy.

We grab the phone. We look at it, because it’s in our hand.

Ooooh, new notifications. A text. Some breaking news about Trump or Russia or sexual predators or something. A reminder about that meeting today.

Oh yeah, . . .

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December 07, 2017

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