SAVERS

Reading

Reading, we are taught at a young age, is a very important skill.  We are so accustomed to hearing how important reading is, we can lose sight of some important facts.  32 million adults in the U.S. can’t read. That’s 14 percent of the population. 21 percent of adults in Read more…

By Brian, ago
SAVERS

Exercise

I have been on a fitness journey since January 12, 2016.  As I close in on my 2 year mark, I have learned a great deal of information about the way we fuel our bodies.  I am 5’8″ tall.  I went from 230 pounds down to 175 pounds.  I am Read more…

By Brian, ago
SAVERS

Vision Board

Vision boards are a thing of contention.  Some folks say they work.  Others say they don’t.  I happen to be in the former camp and not the latter.  Here is why: I believe the psychology in the “pro vision board” camp is solid and not so much for the “anti Read more…

By Brian, ago
SAVERS

Affirmations

We have all seen the Saturday Night Live skit where Al Franken puts on a sweater and becomes Stuart Smalley.  The show opens with Franken’s character uttering these words: “I deserve good things. I am entitled to my share of happiness. I refuse to beat myself up. I am an Read more…

By Brian, ago
SAVERS

Silence

I already told you about my 60 minute routine I do every morning; SAVERS.  Starting today, I am going to break down each step over the next 6 days and tell you a little bit about WHY I do each step and what, specifically, I do during each  part.  Today Read more…

By Brian, ago
SAVERS

My Morning Routine

I get up every morning at 5 AM.  I wish I could tell you I don’t use and alarm to do so. But I would be lying. I don’t LIKE getting up at 5 AM, but I learned something a few years ago I couldn’t deny had a sound theory. Read more…

By Brian, ago
The Oak House

Omotenashi

One of my responsibilities at The Oak House is to establish a handbook for how to run the place in my absence.  Now, granted, that plane is getting built as we jump off the cliff, but I put a lot of thought into what traits and principles I want our coworkers Read more…

By Brian, ago
Mailing it in

09-05-2017

Think I may just start using the date as my post title.  It seems to be the simplest solution for when I have no specific purpose for posting other than to simply get words down on the screen. Today begins a week of getting stuff done.  We have contractor meetings Read more…

By Brian, ago