What Does Success Look Like?

Success is a problem. I mean, as a word. It’s a complicated notion that’s often given a simple definition. The associations are accomplishments, tangible gains, and an antithesis to any kind of failure. For me, it’s too simplistic an idea — considering, for one, that we’re unable to see far enough into the future to […]

Every Challenge An Opportunity

In previous posts, I’ve discussed the grander goal(s) of my monthly challenges — developing a self-success framework and upgrading my operating system in doing so. This post will deal with the break down of the “how” question. Each month, starting last month, continuing through this one and through the end of the year (minus a […]

Why A Framework?

This is the second post in my monthly challenge. The idea is to help explain what I’m doing with these monthly challenges by blogging about it — which is a monthly challenge in itself. Meta, yes. Confusing? Perhaps. This blogpost will center around frameworks. Or, more specifically, one framework. One I seek to pull out […]

Upgrading My Operating System

Last month started my monthly challenges — where I take on a set of three challenges and analyze the results. The goals — in the categories of writing, health, and lifestyle — are all things I’d like to work on and accomplish (if possible), but the monthly challenges are not simply unto themselves. There is […]