In my home office, beneath the triple monitors connected to my Macbook Pro reads the following quote:

“Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.” Lin Yutang

Derek Sivers is a musician…


Picture this.

A man in the middle of the woods of northern Saskatchewan Canada found himself in a pickle…

Hundreds of people along the shore of Wollaston Lake had a huge power outage for almost 30 hours. The temperature was frigid cold. Power was out and no one knew why.


There were two houses out in the country, two neighbors had been next door neighbors for decades. They knew each other really well and were great friends. Their houses were side by side with a short distance in between. One of the neighbors was on his front porch enjoying…


As I write this I am working on several huge life challenges. It seems as if the weight of the world is on my shoulders and for some reason, It’s my option to waive a white flag of surrender or willingly carry a massive, nearly impossible load on my back.


In each of us is an author and a reader. Every day we are speaking to ourselves, creating a story about ourselves. The story you tell yourself about yourself is the most important story you will ever read.

The most important human relationship you have in your lifetime is not with another human being; it’s with yourself.

What is that relationship like? What story are you telling yourself about…


Everything is on big display these days in time. Social media and google expose us to the large world in which we find ourselves living. This has increased the fear of failure for many people. However…

Behind every success story is a man or a woman who would not quit…


“Look at those two. Sighhhhh… Young love.”

How many times have you heard a statement like that from a couple that has been married for a length of time?

The young “puppy love” is definitely something that changes with time, but certain elements of it can be preserved for the long haul.

I am writing this while flying to speak for a week in Columbus Ohio. My wife and I stayed this weekend…


Bing! Your attention is averted from what you were doing because a text message just came in. You impulsively grab your phone to check the message and the message totally takes your mind away from what you were focusing on to what was in the text message.

You respond to…


I had a dream of being a scuba diver for a long time. I wanted to feel what it was like to be totally comfortable under water, breathe normally, relax and explore the unexplored sea without having to hold my breath. My wife, several years ago, surprised me for my…

Kevin Mohler

A globally recognized author, trainer and speaker in personal development, business, management, health, and philosophy. StrategicLifeDesign.com

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