What if surfing was your daily job…?

Same waves,same beach(s), different day. The risk of skin cancer. The falling. Sand in your socks. The people hassling you for your spot on the wave. The pressure to do more sets. The other guys at the beach who don’t appreciate your style. The drudgery of doing it again tomorrow, when the weather sucks. And…Read moreRead more

Competence vs. Opportunities…

As we get more experienced, we get better, more competent, more able to do our thing. And it’s easy to fall in love with that competence, to appreciate it and protect it. The pitfall? We close ourselves off from possibility. Possibility, innovation, art–these are endeavors that not only bring the whiff of failure, they also…Read moreRead more

Is It Just The Good Parts…?

“I want to be an actress, but I don’t want to go on auditions.” “I want to play varsity sports, but I need to be sure I’m going to make the team.” “It’s important to sell this great new service, but I’m not willing to deal with rejection.” You don’t get to just do the…Read moreRead more