The LEGO® Productivity Secret You Didn’t Know Existed

The LEGO® Productivity Secret You Didn’t Know Existed

Photo by Daniel Cheung on Unsplash Do you remember building with LEGO® when you were a kid? Do you remember any lessons? I bet you read this headline and said: “No one gave ME no LEGO® productivity secret!” Here’s why . . ....

When You Break Something Of Value

Today, it broke. It was a cheap rubber wristband that I have been wearing for the past few months. Nothing this cheap was meant to last longer than that. If you know me at all, you know that I actively try to remove excess stuff from my life–so you might be...

Don’t Get Tricked Into This Habit

There are certain things that have inherent qualities. I hear people talk talk about the inherent educational qualities in LEGO toys and MINECRAFT, the block-based video game. While there are some inherent values, like helping kids develop spatial reasoning skills,...

The Unlikely Lesson My Bike Taught Me About People

I just bought a new bike computer. It’s the little gadget that sits on the handle bars and tells you your speed. Anyway, I opened the box and look what I saw: Do you see this huge piece of paper? Look at the size of it compared to my bike. These are the setup...

What To Do With Giant Goals

What do you do when your dreams are so incapacitatingly huge? What do you do when you have a BHAG (Big Hairy, Audacious, Goal)? This one, I learned from LEGO as a kid. The picture on the box can be so incredible, but so intimidating. The trick is taking it one step at...