Mountain Minute: New job? Or new perspective?

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Once upon a time I thought that a dream job would be my “passion”. My “doesn’t even feel like work to me” sort of job. Philosophical Engineering And yet when I run 20 miles training for a marathon, a sport … Read More

Mountain Minute: A different kind of passion

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Last week I challenged you to determine what your “meaning making process” was. This week I will try and convince you why it’s important to have one.  Philosophical Engineering There is a perception that a good life is that of … Read More

Mountain Minute: Do you have a meaning making process?

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What is your meaning making process? Do you have one? Philosophical Engineering You might be asking, well what is “meaning”? And to not get all “wise-old-philosopher-with-hand-to-chin-thinking-pose” on you, that’s really what this question is asking. How and where do you … Read More

Mountain Minute: I’m a Millennial. Is there a problem with that?

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I’m a “Millenial”. Another categorization to be made and stored into the files of society shuffling people from college, to a job, to a house with a family and moving towards the track towards retirement. I’m at a disadvantage in … Read More

Mountain Minute: Don’t like your job? “Open your own business…”

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It seems that society has determined strictly “two paths” to take in life, one of remaining in a job and the other creating one’s own job.  Philosophical Engineering However, imagine for a moment a person who wakes up every morning. … Read More

Mountain Minute: “Get a degree,” they said.

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Go to school, get a degree…  Philosophical Engineering We have all heard this before. A chorus that our culture often sings as the traditional song and dance for every American. However as you know, a degree is important despite the desire … Read More

Mountain Minute: “Get a job,” they said.

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Go to school, get a degree… find a secure and stable position at a company, get a job… Philosophical Engineering We have all heard this before. A chorus that our culture often sings as the traditional song and dance for … Read More

Mountain Minute: What to love?

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What to love? The possibility of being “liked” on social media? The possibility of seeing ourselves “on our own” and “doing our own thing”? Free from society and the “traditional song and dance”? Philosophical Engineering If it’s one thing I’ve … Read More

Mountain Minute: When I retire, I’m going to…

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When I retire, I’m going to…  Philosophical Engineering Answering this question when I’m not even 30 years old, might lose me credibility if I suggest retirement is a poor life decision to work towards in life. What I don’t understand … Read More

Mountain Minute: Quality is in the Details

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Some things are just black and white. Philosophical Engineering But when attention is paid to what is actually “black and white”, quality is realized through the detail. Want to “design” more quality related aspects into your life? Figure out the … Read More

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