30 Days In New York – Day 26: Giving On The City Streets – Generosity Generates

He chases after me.  “HEYYY!!!  Wait!!  Come back!!”  I look back and chuckle. Mulberry street, the night before.  The Feast of San Gennaro, the festival in Little Italy.  Deep fried Italian rice balls.  Ham and cheese, pesto, and bolognese.  To die for.  But after eating 3 of them you start actually thinking about dying.  Box…

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30 Days in New York – Day 25: The Results Driven Business of Sports And Letting Go of Results

September in NYC.  Sports at its best.  End of baseball.  Beginning of football.  Yankees, Mets, Jets, and Giants dominate the Headlines. I’m at a bar in the Lower East Side.  Hair of The Dog, on Orchard and Stanton.  The quintessential divey sports bar.  Fun crowd, pint glasses clinking, top 40 music during commercials, and everyone…

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30 Days In New York – Day 24: Chess In The City – Bad Winning, Bad Losing, And The Comparing Mind

“Checkmate.”  He said in his Swiss/German accent.  Jan beat me again.  “Schiesse!”  I say, as I shake my head.  I’m a bad loser. The emotion sets in.  Muscles tighten.  Body heats up.  Feelings that arise with frustration.  On top of losing, I’m losing to a 22-year-old.  I have 10 years on Jan, yet he’s out…

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30 Days in New York: Day 21 – Manifestation and Its 2 Key Ingredients Most People Miss (Including Me)

New York is a manifestation.  Formless ideas transformed into blueprints.  Blueprints from an unknown dimension, to a human mind, to a piece of paper, and finally manifested into concrete and steel structures. These ideas were invisible before creation, yet just as real as the creation.  We know for a fact invisible things exist. Think radio…

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30 Days In New York: Day 17 – The Best Investment I’ve Made In New York (And The Last 12 Months)

In my best Tom Cruise, “Jerry Maguire” voice: “SHOW ME THE “MONNEEEYYYYYY!” This was my thinking in my 20’s about investments.  I made some money.  I also invested wrongly in real estate and lost thousands of dollars.  I invested in start up that went public, and then failed, losing even more thousands.  Lots of thousands.…

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