What Are You Afraid Of?

Paul FennerLifestyle

On most weeknights, depending upon the needs of my kids’, my wife and I will watch a recorded version of the ABC Nightly News.  Although this may sound like a strange thing to do given our 24-hour news cycle, most days it is the only chance that we get to sit down together to talk about what is going on … Read More

When I Grow Up

Paul FennerLifestyle

Jesse Bailey

As the graduation season winds down, I usually come across several articles or videos offering advice for new graduates.  Sometimes I will even find a few inspiring commencement speeches that can stir your soul. Probably one of the most famous commencement addresses was given by Steve Jobs at Stanford in 2005. Over the years, I believe that some people have confused the … Read More

The 40 Year Journey

Paul FennerLifestyle

In less than 24 hours I will be turning 40-years-old.  I seem to be more reflective at this birthday milestone than the last one when I turned 30.  I look back at that point in my life where I was still trying to figure “life” out.  Little did I know that I was just beginning to scratch the surface of … Read More

Science says parents of successful kids have these 11 things in common

Paul FennerLifestyle

When my wife sends me a link to read typically it is pretty good.  And usually the article she refers me to will make its way into a post.  Those of you with children will probably find this post the most interesting. Full disclosure, I have no idea where Business Insider comes up with the “psychological research” or “science” to … Read More

Masters of Love

Paul FennerLifestyle

Have you ever felt like you were about ready to face off with a saber-toothed tiger while sitting next to your significant other trying to have a conversation?  If so, read on. In this Atlantic article people are put into two couples camps; Master and Disasters.  Disasters have a sense of constantly being in fight-or-flight mode (go back to that saber-toothed tiger standoff). … Read More

Peak Productivity while Project Managing Your Life

Paul FennerLifestyle

I have always been very interested in the field of personal productivity.  Trying to balance a business, my wife’s full-time career, and four kids under 5 can be beyond challenging.  A go-to person that I read regularly and often shares his ideas and articles is Eric from Barking Up The Wrong Tree.  Eric is a writer/journalist whose work has been featured … Read More