Posts by Michael Sherlock

The Value of Change

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: How much is change worth? Change (n) – Coins as opposed to paper currency. Change (v) – Make or become different. Every year I spend one day tracking how I spend every minute of my workday in order to see where I am losing time. Once it allowed me to…

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A Mid-Career Retirement – with Matt Javit and his World Barbershop Adventures

Matt Javit has been traveling the world full time after leaving the United States in February 2017 experiencing over 30 countries and 100 cities since making the difficult decision to leave his career at his peak to discover the beauty of the world. Before his departure, he had a high-achieving, amazing life in Indianapolis, Indiana,…

You Never Know Where A Smile Could Go

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: You never know where a smile could go. I wandered through SEA airport Sunday, trying to hit 10k steps before spending hours sitting on planes. Throughout the terminals, musicians were setting up ready to soothe stressed out travelers. The sign said Emily McVicker. She had not sung a note yet.…

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I Want to Be A Unicorn

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: I want to be a unicorn. I have thoroughly enjoyed the last 2 weeks. I put my business in vacation mode, spent time with family, including 10 days with my son and grandbabies. Now I am exhausted yet energized. But something amazing happened over these last 14 days. My creativity…

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Going Wired-Less

Thoughts From the Coffee Table: Would you give up your smartphone for a year? Vitamin Water announced a contest. Give up your phone and tablet for 365 days and you could walk away with $100k. I had to enter. After all, I just finished the Year of the Gold Star. How hard is a year…

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