HUGH CULVER

How to get started on your goals with small wins

How to get started on your goals with small wins

I’ve noticed a problem I think we all share. It’s an insidious disease that seems to have infected pretty well everyone I meet. And there’s no vaccine, surgery, or Ayahuasca ceremony to cure it. What’s the problem? It’s not getting started. People talk a big talk,...

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Get on with it

Get on with it

Over the past month, I’ve been frustrated. More than usual. During dinner with a close friend, I patiently listened as he complained about his partner. We’d had this conversation before and it always ended the same way. Lots of talk - not much action. Over beers,...

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The big gunfight, in my mind

The big gunfight, in my mind

I woke up this morning from a dream. Poured a coffee and sat down at the keyboard. An hour later I had this. Enjoy. The sun was dropping low, boots kicked up dust and sage bush rolled slowly down the street. There were three of us, hats pulled low, hands at the ready....

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The bright side of my aging brain

The bright side of my aging brain

I am getting forgetful. I’ll be on a run listening to a tune I’ve heard dozens of times but can’t come up with the artist’s name (it was Joe Walsh). Or I’ll greet a friend I haven’t seen for a while with the wrong name (very embarrassing.) Maybe the most entertaining...

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Why you don’t need more advice

Why you don’t need more advice

This summer I built a bookshelf for my office. It was too small. So after filling the bookshelf I stored more books in a cupboard. Now, it’s too small.  I love books. They have taught me about life, leadership, love, and - more recently - living healthy longer. I used...

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Why you need to look back before you look forward

Why you need to look back before you look forward

“Don’t seek for everything to happen as you wish it would, but rather wish that everything happens as it actually will—then your life will flow well.”— Epictetus How weird is this… Stores full of shoppers without masks, teams meeting in person (like it’s a new thing)...

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How to change your life in five minutes or less

How to change your life in five minutes or less

We all have wants. We want more time. A better/smaller body, more energy, money in the bank, love…whatever. We are want-machines and as soon as we satisfy one want we find another. Or two. Often we don't know where to start. Like how to start exercising after a...

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