When Enough Isn’t Enough

“Good enough never is.” – Debbi Fields If you have a goal, something you want, and you have tried and never reached that goal… When do you quit? I suppose it depends on a number of circumstances. For the sake of argument, let’s assume...
Happy “Let Go Day” to Me!

Happy “Let Go Day” to Me!

Let Go Day -A rally cry for everyone who wishes to break free, do work they love, and live life on their own terms. First coined by Pat Flynn (Smart Passive Income), people all over the world are regaining control of their destiny. The day that you finally break free...

This is Some “Bowl” Shit

The Hollywood Bowl in Portland, Oregon was my first memory of Portland… before I even knew what Portland was. My Dad was an avid bowler and competed on a regular basis and once a year would travel to Portland (from Southern Oregon) to bowl in a big competition....

Personal Challenges

“Don’t be afraid to fail. Don’t waste energy trying to cover up failure. Learn from your failures and go on to the next challenge. It’s OK to fail. If you’re not failing, you’re not growing.” – H. Stanley Judd This quote...

United We Stood…

A few days before 9/11/01, I made the decision to quit my stable job in my small hometown to move to the big city selling high end electronics on commission. It was a risky decision, but I needed a shake up in my world. When I turned on the news this morning 12 years...

Hulu FTW!

Today’s “Social Media Win of the Day” comes from Online Video Service, Hulu. The following is something that took place recently on Facebook and I was fortunate enough to witness it happen. Here is the post that started it all: First off, I love this...

Almost Forgot…

I’m ashamed of myself to have almost forgotten how AWESOME the movie Fight Club is. It can so easily be used as a mantra for...

Success: From the Outside Looking In

I’m developing an idea for a project that I’m working on about the traits of successful people. I know “success” is a relative term. I’m not talking about the level of success a person has, but what does it take to get to their own...

Announcing: derekWwyatt.com v2.0

It’s been a while since I’ve given my personal website any thought. I’ve been so busy trying to keep up with a weekly blog over at CAKE – Consulting and Knowledge Exchange, that I have to beat myself into submission just to personally blog once...