Yearly Archives: 2014

Career Wisdom, Found in the Trash

As a parent, I tell my kids stories about growing up and making my way in the world.  The Fantastic Life and LIFEies both began as ways for me to try and help them along their path.  Another way I’ve tried to guide them has been helping them with summer opportunities to work.  Below is a fabulous article on the importance of summer jobs… Read more →

First Success. Then Sleep.

  I love to read how successful people think about their lives.  When I saw the below article with Arianna Huffington, Founder of The Huffington Post and Kobe Bryant, basketball player with the LA Lakers—I knew it would be good.  And it was.  Ms. Huffington’s book Thrive was one of my favorites I read last year and Kobe Bryant is… Read more →

Look Up

The below LIFEies was sent to our family by my daughter Kate.  Today is just a short video to remind ourselves that LIFE is going on right now.  Look up and live it.     Fantastic Life Rule #4: All of Life is Connected Take time to appreciate life and all that it has to offer. With all the technology… Read more →

Buy Experiences, Not Things

  If there is one thing I have been focused on over the past few years, it has been to experience life not buy things while living the Fantastic Life.   Travel, backpacking, seminars and events are all much more important to me than a new clothing item. Turns out I am right. New research below shows that we are… Read more →