Category Archives: Intention

My Suicidal Passenger

Just Needed a Drink

The man in my back seat was dying, and I had no idea what to do. It started when he got into my taxi and asked me to take him to a place on the North side.

On the way, he asked if I’d stop at a liquor shop so he could buy a pint. Sure. No problem. He went in, but came right back out empty-handed. “Won’t sell to me – I been drinkin’,” he groused.

5 Steps to (Almost) Fearless Decisions

Stuck in Neutral

Making decisions seems to be a sticking point for most people. And the higher the stakes involved, the harder it is to choose an action. Simply put, most of us treat decisions as stopping points rather than turning points.

And the bigger the decision, the bigger the stop. But why?

The Downside of Abundance

Over Abundance? Too Much Plenty?

A couple of days ago I received an email from long-time friend, Peter Murphy, the communications expert. He had sent it not only to me; around 50,000 of his other subscribers also got it. In this note, he laid out a practical (and quite simple) way for taking back control of one’s life.

Interestingly, Peter has independently developed an approach remarkably similar to the one I’ve also been pursuing.

But let’s invite him to tell us about …