Building or Leaking Power

My father once loaned a man more than one million dollars based on nothing more than a handshake and a verbal agreement. I think it…

Julia Butterfly Hill

On December 10th, 1997 a 23-year-old midwesterner climbed into a harness and ascended 180 feet up a 1,000-year-old tree in Humboldt County near the coast…

Larry Keeps the Jazz In Utah

In his autobiography, my dad wrote, “From my perspective, the purchase of the Jazz was a community gift. … I never bought the Jazz to…

“Guinea Pig B”

One of the most overlooked creative figures of the 20th century is the man known as R. Buckminster Fuller, or often affectionately as simply “Bucky.”…

Peace Pilgrim

Few lives capture as completely the spirit of giving oneself fully as that of the woman known as “Peace Pilgrim.” On January 1st, 1953 the…

Larry Did What He Loved

My dad was a world-class fastpitch softball pitcher. He’s even in the fastpitch softball hall of fame. He loved to play – and to compete…

The Martian as a Product of Love

Few people do rocket science out of pure joy. Andy Weir, author of one of the most popular science fiction books and films of recent…

“Great Work” Defined

You do great work when you engage in any activity where you meet three conditions: You do what love, you give yourself fully to it,…

Preference, Choice, and Consequence

I have a hypothesis that problems don’t really exist. It goes like this: anything we call “a problem” really just points to one of our…

The Psychology of Personas

“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.” Kurt Vonnegut The Tribe Inside The word…

Review

“A master in the art of living draws no sharp distinction between his work and his play, his labour and his leisure, his mind and…

Acknowledging Economic Realities

Commonly I hear two reasons people don’t move full speed ahead with doing work they love. The first is money, and the second is other…

Your Ideal Day

During the years I worked at Miller Motorsports Park, I learned about racing. One of the things I learned is that every racetrack has something…

Intention and Attention

“Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.” Mahatma Gandhi “To give anything less than your best is to…

An Inexhaustible Well of Energy

“The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. … But it is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.” Henry David Thoreau…

Fulfillment

“Success without fulfillment is the ultimate failure.” Tony Robbins In the years after my dad died our family business continued to grow. Under my brother…

Time Commitments

If you work for a living, you probably spend more time working than you do with your family. There’s also a pretty good chance that…

Be a Genius, Do Great Work

This Transformational Coaching Program is divided into three parts: Power, Productivity & Peace. The last eight courses comprise the Power section. That section, which deals…

Key Takeaways

Here are the main ideas in this course: There are two ways to live when it comes to alignment: You either live doing great work…

Review

“Most people don’t lead their own lives – they accept their lives.” John P. Kotter Many people live without ever consciously choosing what they truly…