HUGH CULVER

I am a volunteer

I am a volunteer

I volunteer. For all too many years, I was head-down, obsessed with business. My family was young, I needed income, and driving my business growth was an end to a means (as they say.) Volunteering took a back seat. When I sold my company three years ago, that started...

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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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21 Small Wins that can Lead to Big Wins in Your Life

21 Small Wins that can Lead to Big Wins in Your Life

"If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way." -Napoleon Hill “Our meetings are out of control!” a manager complained to me at a workshop I was leading.  “I have so many in a day,” she added, “sometimes I don’t even have time to go to the...

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Small Wins – why little steps are the path to big rewards

Small Wins – why little steps are the path to big rewards

It was a cool July morning in the forest of Snoqualmie Valley, Washington. Just me and about 300 other nervous people in shorts - all about to run a marathon.  It had been 15 years since my last marathon distance race. Back then, I was in my 40s, and long-distance...

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How To Finally Stop Procrastinating On Exercise

How To Finally Stop Procrastinating On Exercise

This post was originally published in 2014 and has been updated in 2022. Enjoy! You don’t need more books about exercise and fitness. And I doubt you need more advice, tips, gurus, or videos on how to “gain muscle in just 10 minutes a day.” Don’t worry—that’s not what...

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