Love the Life you Live!

Freedom is taken, not given.
By living an Intentional Life,
we ordinary people can live
extraordinary lives.

Love the Life you Live!

Freedom is taken, not given.
By living an Intentional Life,
we ordinary people can live
extraordinary lives.

“I think it is possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary”

Elon Musk

This website is meant to be Informative...

Erik shares his thoughts via quotes, book reviews, insights on what he’s reading, concepts he’s learning, places he’s traveling, questions he’s working on, and other musings.

to connect people to my Services...

Erik’s services include writing, public speaking, business development, practical & motivational coaching, and English as a Second Language (ESL) for professionals, students, & teachers.

...And to highlight a Well-Lived Life.

Check out some of Erik’s adventures ranging from hitchhiking through Africa in 1989 to living with Indians in the jungles of South America in 1995 to climbing mountains this summer.

The Power of Meaning

The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life That Matters by Emily Esfahani Smith Published: 2016; 280 Pages (including Notes) Category: Psychology, Philosophy, Meaning, Personal Growth Why I read this book: It was recommended to me by a friend, Michael Bowen Quick Takeaway:...

The Magic of Thinking Big

The Magic of Thinking Big by David J. Schwartz Published: 1959; 302 Pages Quick Takeaway: The Magic of Thinking Big is a great book for anyone wanting to change their way of thinking and acting in order to reach very large goals. It explains how, with Big Thinking,...

Shoe Dog; Memoir by the Creator of NIKE

Shoe Dog; A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE, by Phil Knight Published: 2016; 386 Pages Category: Memoir, Entrepreneurship, Success Quick Takeaway: Shoe Dog, A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE, by Phil Knight dispels any thoughts that America is an entrepreneurial...

Four components Erik attributes to transforming an average person into an Extraordinary Person

Intent
Attacking life with resolve and determination acts as a momentum that doesn’t allow negativity and desperation to stick. An intentional being makes existential and everyday decisions with conviction.
Rule-Breaking
Society has forged many unquestioned rules which people grow up following blindly. These limiting norms should be questioned, and breaking certain rules can lead to great outcomes.
Focus
A very important ingredient to an extraordinary life. This doesn’t mean pursuing only one thing, but a laser-like attention to central goals and continued self-refining leads to reaching dreams.
Innovation
Society has forged many unquestioned rules which people grow up following blindly. These limiting norms should be questioned, and breaking certain rules can lead to great outcomes.

If being intentional is like aiming an arrow, and breaking rules is like releasing an arrow when you choose, focus is watching the arrow hit the target and continually adjusting the sequence until the arrow consistently hits a personal bulls-eye. Once on target, innovation is finding ways to reach the target with less effort or hitting multiple targets at once. If you want to learn more about the process Erik used to create a life of extraordinary adventure, success, and joy, you can…

Ordinary to Extraordinary

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ORDINARY TO EXTRAORDINARY: An Average Person’s Adventurous Search For Meaning is a riveting collection of narratives tracing Erik’s travels, interactions with amazing people, and his personal discovery of meaning.

Click to email Erik’s book for $14.95. Mention my website for free shipping; pay when book is released. The book is scheduled to be available in July 2018.

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