Amanda Little has been fascinated with how technology would impact society for more than thirty years and has always been ahead of the mainstream story. Her latest book, The Fate of Food, found its roots in her search for how we were going to sustain the brave new world that we started building with the…

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The peak is not the peak. I need to lose 15 pounds. Do those words make you feel anything? Depending on your relationship with bodyweight, maybe you felt nothing. Perhaps you felt an urge to encourage me. Maybe you were triggered in some negative way. Those six words weigh more than the 15 pounds they…

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Every time I speak with Derrick Morgan, it’s hard to wrap my head around the fact that he’s only 30 years old. In his short time on Earth, he’s been a top player in the NFL playing his entire career for the Tennessee Titans, earned his MBA, been inducted into the Georgia State Hall of…

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a narrative that isn’t our own When I was growing up, I was a happy kid. I had two parents in my home who loved me. They made sure I was in great schools my entire life. They kept me very busy with athletics and extracurricular activities. They surrounded me with great people to be…

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GET THE FULL TRANSCRIPTION OF THIS EPISODE! Want The Full Transcription Of This Episode? No problem! Just Fill Out Your Name And Email Below And We’ll Get It For You Right Away! Name* First Last Email* I like to think that I hustle hard, but there are those people whose hustle makes me tired just…

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I’m struck more every day with the miracle of life. It doesn’t have to be this good. There are many things to work on to get to” perfect,” but the world is a pretty fantastic place for more than 7.5 billion of us to work together the way we do. The journey of human conception…

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Being good at something is cool. Greatness seldom occurs. But mastery… most have not experienced it. My friend Wu Fei is a true virtuoso of the Guzheng, an ancient Chinese instrument with 21 strings. Her story of how her mastery was developed, what it was like being raised under the One Child Policy in China,…

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Where Freedom Can Be Found Last Thursday, I grabbed coffee with Matt Bodnar. Matt is an entrepreneur, investor, and a fantastic podcast host. I have been listening to his podcast, The Science of Success, for the last four months or so and can’t recommend it enough if you geek out on evidence-based personal growth strategies.…

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Real change is soooo uncomfortable. Sometimes you don’t even want to talk when you are going through it. So what happens when you are committed to writing and recording and sharing every week of your life? You get this episode of Practicing Purpose in which I tell Isaac all about Caterpiller Soup LOL. Listen to…

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Stay in Nashville long enough and someone will tell you “this town isn’t just Country Music City, it’s Music City.” That is true, but it wasn’t easily true. A small group of hustlers worked tirelessly to make sure the live music scene in Nashville was as diverse as it’s population. On that short list of…

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