End hiatus. Begin resuscitation.

It's been a long time since I've posted an update to the The Uncommon Life. But…


The uncommon life realized – 2011 recap & lessons learned

In 2009, amid the economic downturn and uncertainty, I had the peculiar urge to…


The uncommon power of trial, error, and the evolution of ideas

Common: Waiting on research, facts, and expertise to improve one’s life or…


Never assume the obvious is true - A creed for an uncommon life

Common: Assuming the common explanation is the best and only explanation.…


The Real World Myth - The tale of two realities (Part 1)

Common: Unintended negative consequences due to assuming there is a space…


Why earning can be more important than learning (Part 2)

Common: Spending time, money, and energy on education without converting it to…


Choosing adventure over comfort and convenience – A new New Years theme

Common: A mundane life of sheltered by comfort and convenience. Uncommon:My…


How learning can get in the way of earning - A surprising confession (Part 1)

Common: Spending time, money, and energy on education without converting it to…


What if I assumed the opposite?

Common: Missed opportunities and repeated lackluster results as a result of…


Assume the consequences - How assumptions direct our lives

Common: When assuming the negative becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy.…


Two causes of our greatest problems: The uninformed and the misinformed

Common: When a lack of information and/or inaccurate information perpetuates…


Scott Gerber - Kent Healy

Never get a "real" job - An exclusive interview with Scott Gerber

Common: Perilously settling for a trivial job based on advice from a past era.…