Idea Machine, Day 7: Favorite Books of All Time

Books are the focus for day 7 of Claudia Altucher's new book, Become an Idea Machine—which I adopted as a blogging project for The Ben Franklin Follies. Here are some of favorite books of all time and why, which explain a little bit about what I learned from them. I'm basically typing directly from my journal entry the morning of January 31 with little-to-no additional thought or editing. In a … [Read more...]

Epiphany: The Power of Action

An epiphany refers to a striking breakthrough or or manifestation or “enlightening realization” that enables someone to more deeply understand a problem or situation. Epiphanies usually come after much thought, study, deep consideration of the problem. For some time, I’ve been grappling with issues about where to best focus my efforts to fulfill my purpose. I’ve had inklings, over the years. In … [Read more...]