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The Future of Work is Remote

By Kurt Davis | December 19, 2019

The Future of Work is Remote No need to monkey around a cube any longer; technological advancement and institutional encouragement forces a false choice to fade away. If you have dreamed of sailing away to a faraway island where the cocktails flow freely and the seaside villas are cheaper than your fifth-floor walk-up, but hesitate […]

How to Break Into Technology

By Kurt Davis | December 19, 2019

How to Break Into Technology It’s possible to have no college degrees and break in “Fake it until you make it”     Learn some hard skills that are easily hireable Don’t: Compare, Envy, be careful not to be something else someone wants/needs Tell people what they want to hear We are well into the […]

How to Give Feedback Like a Buddha

By Kurt Davis | December 18, 2019

How to Give Feedback Like a Buddha Essential ways to give feedback to a friend, colleague, or family member. The Zen Center offers skills-based classes in communication and personal development. I highly recommend these.  Develop confidence through an understanding of giving and receiving feedback through a Buddhist lens. “Learn to take the backward step that […]

Let’s Take Back Christmas In America

By Kurt Davis | December 17, 2019

Let’s Change What Christmas Means In America Christmas does anything but make people happy and feel connected Until we change Christmas in America, let’s wish each other Merry Chinamas! If you agree with this article, please share it with 3 people.  “Get in the Christmas spirit!” People say this to me all the time. To […]

Want to Make a Career Change – Use Zen to Help You

By Kurt Davis | December 12, 2019

Want to Make a Career Change – Use Zen to Help You Follow the plan below to guide you through a career transition. So you need a change, a shift in your career but you don’t know where to start? It’s hard. Stopping what you’ve been doing for years. I went to a class at […]

3 Day Vipassana Review in Canada

By Kurt Davis | December 9, 2019

3-Day Vipassana Retreat in Canada Sometimes, one needs a retreat to reset Most Meaningful Experience: Getting back into the process I just finished a 3-day vipassana retreat at a nursing home turned Vipassana center in Youngstown, Canada. My original vipassana post is here. This place is a very modern facility, unusual for a vipassana center, […]

Around Alberta County, Canada: Calgary, Jasper, Banff, Edmonton

By Kurt Davis | December 9, 2019

Around Alberta County, Canada: Calgary, Jasper, Banff, Edmonton I enjoyed checking out Canada and the meeting locals Most Meaningful Experience: I loved the Royal Tyler Dinosaur Museum Recently I drove around Canada’s cow country. I was in Calgary, Drumheller, Torrington, Youngstown (For a meditation retreat), then drove from Jasper to Banff. Here were some of […]

Want to Write a Book? Here’s How.

By Kurt Davis | December 4, 2019

Want to Write a Book? Here is How. I visited Kauai Writer’s Conference and learned from some amazing authors. Most Meaningful Experience: Hearing established authors speak about his/her own experience inspired me to do more and push through the process. So you have always wanted to write a book, and you don’t have >$100k to […]

Vipassana: If You Meet the Buddha, Kill Him

By Kurt Davis | December 1, 2019

Vipassana: If You Meet the Buddha, Kill Him This is an account of my first 10 day silent meditation retreat in Yangon, Myanmar  Most Meaningful Experience: All of it.  Unfortunately, I only had a few of my original notes – this is my best effort to account for a transformational experience. I have posted a […]

What I Learned from Deepak Chopra: Take It Easy

By Kurt Davis | November 25, 2019

What I Learned from Deepak Chopra Deepak Chopra just released his new book, MetaHuman. Chopra challenges the mystery of being human. If you haven’t picked it up yet, go check it out. I attended his book launch and talk and learned all sorts of tips for better living – the trivialness of life, the release […]