Have you ever heard a similar expression "Be careful what you wish for?" If you have heard it, have you ever asked "Why?" I believe that the caution in the old expression is intended to help people realize that they often don't know what they really want. But, I prefer the wisdom of Rumi. "What … Continue reading What You Seek is Seeking You
This is a tribute to all of you who are in the ring, in the FIRE, battling violently against self doubt, against worthless opposition, drama, and sideline loud mouths.
There is one question that has been absolutely daunting me... What would you want her to know - if you're not here to tell her? What would you want her to do and to see? How would you want her to live? What would you want her to learn - if you weren't here to … Continue reading Be Unstoppable – The Amazing Alden Mills
I know!!! - "Who cares?" Well, something interesting happened. Both embarrassing and liberating at the same time. I wrote her a letter inside a card. Outlining a couple of key points: Our memories created How much I love our family Her amazingness Blah. Card was done. Points were noted. One last thing and back to … Continue reading My Girlfriend is 30
A 9 year old inspired me beyond belief this week. And, then she brought me to tears. I decided to forego the podcast I was working on, and to do one on her story instead. I don't care if you listen to the podcast. And, I'm not going to try to write something here that will … Continue reading Rachel Beckwith
Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, wealthiest in modern history, and first centi-billionaire provided great insight on where to focus business strategy in an Amazon Web Services Live audience in 2012: "What's going to change in the next ten years?" And that is a very interesting question; it's a very common one. I … Continue reading Jeff Bezos | Centi-Billionaire | Business Strategy
My new podcast episode is up! It's an exploration of truly living, dying, and the miracle of fulfillment in between. Here are some highlights: A deep dive into "Tuesday's with Morrie" - A memoir that sold 14 million copies and changed lives around the world. A side note on people who chase outcomes vs. falling … Continue reading The Gift of Death
It's everywhere and it's free. It's also insanely stupid. Of course money is great, but we all need something far greater in power than money. We need absolute optimization. We need vitality. We need love. We need to feel needed. We need to gain the right insights to unlock the chains that are wrapped around … Continue reading Have you seen the Billionaire manual?
The new podcast is up and can be found on all Podcast Platforms. Search for "The Chad Shipley Show" This show was an exploration of the book Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth, and Impact the World - which highlights Google's 8 Innovation Principles. A quick overview of the authors Peter Diamandis and Steven … Continue reading Google Innovation and The Need for Great Sex
Imaging that you are in the latest stages of life and lying still on your deathbed - essentially waiting for the last breath. Your fight is over and the joy of life is nothing but a memory. You get to come back to the present for 1 day. What do you do?