HUGH CULVER

My cartoons are (yikes!) online.

My cartoons are (yikes!) online.

It’s been a while. Earlier this year I was writing a lot. Most blog posts. A couple of book ideas came and went and then withered on the keyboard. And I was drawing.  At the start of the Pandemic, I challenged myself to scratch out one cartoon-like drawing every day...

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Why I no longer make New Year’s Resolutions

Why I no longer make New Year’s Resolutions

There is a statistic commonly thrown around about New Year’s Resolutions.  Over 80% fail. What’s less commonly known is why they fail. I think most fail because of a lack of practice. Just like lifting weights, speaking a language or practicing Origami, if you don’t...

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Maybe it’s time you got some JOMO

Maybe it’s time you got some JOMO

I want to do less...better. It’s not that I want to opt-out, move to the country or build a log cabin.  In fact, when I’m home, I like my creature comforts and good WIFI. I just don’t like feeling busy.  All the time.  It shows up in the spaces... You know, those...

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How to live like a millionaire with zero-based living

How to live like a millionaire with zero-based living

There is a concept in accounting called zero-based budgeting. Essentially, it means you build a budget from scratch and have to justify every expense. Instead of thinking about 15% growth in sales or  10% reduction in costs, you ask “What’s possible?” This radical...

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Why you should never start a business

Why you should never start a business

You knew the timing was right. Your friends said it was a great idea. So you took the leap, hung up your shingle and started a business. And then… Somewhere along the way the hours got longer, nights got shorter and then there was the gnawing feeling of overwhelm and...

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3 Simple Ways to Make this Your Best Year Ever

3 Simple Ways to Make this Your Best Year Ever

“We’re drowning in information and we’re starving for wisdom.” Tony Robbins Imagine if every year - like this year - you could start fresh. There was the old you, with all your annoying habits - procrastinating your way through life. And then there is the NEW YOU!...

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Maybe it’s time to give regret a rest

Maybe it’s time to give regret a rest

Somewhere in the middle of a 14-hour train ride from Haridwar, India to Agra my daughter and I killed time watching a downloaded copy of the comedy “We are the Millers.” It’s about bungling drug dealer David Clark (Jason Sudeikis) who enlists three others (including...

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