A Letter to Richard

*For the 31 days of December, I am participating in Reverb10, a daily dose of personal reflection that I post either here on my blog or on Twitter. Future self. Imagine yourself five years from now. What advice would you give your current self for the year ahead? (Bonus: Write a note to yourself 10 […]

Gone for 2011

*For the 31 days of December, I am participating in Reverb10, a daily dose of personal reflection that I post either here on my blog or on Twitter. I recently hosted my friend Sam Davidson here at Finding Focus on his awesome blog tour for his brand new book … and today is his prompt […]

Running Scared

For those who have been following this blog anytime in the last two years, you know that in early 2008 I began to run. It all started with my birthday when Nathanael gave me the Nike+ running tool to use with my iPod. Over the last 18 or so months, I have found successes. I […]

Do What You Do Well

It’s baseball playoff time and so I’m spending nearly every night watching at least a little baseball. I’ve been a baseball fan since I was probably old enough to pick up and hold a plastic ball. I played little league up until I was about 13 when I moved to tennis. I was simply better. […]

Nadal: The Greatest Ever

*Beginning in 2010, I started writing a bi-weekly column, “From Richard’s Oft Cluttered Desk” which appears every other Wednesday. “He may be the best of all time.” Those thoughts and statements are starting to creep up in men’s tennis once again. They have been written quite a bit in the last decade. In fact, TENNIS […]

My Sitcom Pilot

Years ago two friends (Evan and Eric) and I wrote a situation comedy together. It was just something fun for us college friends to do over the summer. I spent a lot of time that summer shopping for an agent for us as well as doing the lion’s share of the writing, as I was […]

What is Possible?

Last week I spent a few hours leading a workshop/ideation session at a university. It was a fun group (all information technology folks), and it was fun to see everyone with their Droid’s, iPads and laptops. But what was even more fun was how they looked at all the problems I posed. For instance, we […]