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Free Cancer Guide Coming Soon… Last Chance to Give Me Your Input!

I’m writing these words from my hospital bed. Just as I was patting myself on the back for making it thus far (7 months) without needing to be hospitalized for neutropenic fever, my temperature shot up last night to 100.5 while my immune system was completely wiped out (with a white blood cell count of […]


Even Cancer Couldn’t Keep Me from WDS: 12 Lessons from the 2014 World Domination Summit

Last year, at the end of the 2013 World Domination Summit in July, I bought my ticket for this year’s festivities (to lock things in since tickets sell out every year, and to take advantage of the attendee discount). Little did I know that 6 months later I would be diagnosed with stage IV cancer, […]


27 Ways to Make the Day of Someone With Cancer

A quick note about the World Domination Summit coming up this weekend: I will be in Portland, Oregon for WDS from July 10-14 and would love to meet up with readers who are there! If you sent me a message already I flagged it and will do my best to follow up with you in […]

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A Quick Story…

It is said that soon after his enlightenment, the Buddha passed a man on the road who was struck by the extraordinary radiance and peacefulness of his presence. The man stopped and asked, "My friend, what are you? Are you a celestial being or a god?"

"No," said the Buddha.

"Well, then, are you some kind of magician or wizard?"

Again the Buddha answered, "No."

"Are you a man?"


"Well, my friend, what then are you?"

The Buddha replied, "I am awake."

I don't want to be just alive, I want to be awake. I want to help you be awake, too. Read more about me and the mission of my work →