Articles by Jeremy Wilson

  • Yoga, Gratitude, and the Lottery

    Yoga, Gratitude, and the Lottery

    by on March 21st, 2014

    One of my heroes (and former colleague last summer) Seth Godin once told a story about the importance of being grateful. The story reminded me a lot of the Yama, Aparigraha, which is being grateful for what we have. … Read More

  • A Good Plan Today …

    A Good Plan Today …

    by on March 8th, 2014

    … is usually better than the perfect plan tomorrow. Think about it. How many times has your perfect plan been ruined because something unexpected came up, someone or work kept you later than you hoped. A lot, … Read More

  • Finding the Edge

    Finding the Edge

    by on March 3rd, 2014

    In my Saturday yoga class, our instructor started the class by mentioning the importance of finding your edge. It reminded me of one of my old posts as well as got me thinking about the importance of edges. In yoga one … Read More

  • Fungal > Viral

    Fungal > Viral

    by on March 1st, 2014

    Going viral is what everyone wants their work to do. But I propose the idea that sometimes fungal can be just as good as viral. Think about it. Going viral is one of the best ways to bring about change. Getting millions … Read More

  • Practice Everyday. Shun the Non-Believers

    Practice Everyday. Shun the Non-Believers

    by on February 24th, 2014

    Since starting the 100 Day Challenge, I’ve run into skeptical people, including just a few days ago which prompted this post. People skeptical about the idea of 100 days. Isn’t CrossFit a better workout? Why do you … Read More

  • What If I’m Afraid I Can’t Do It?

    What If I’m Afraid I Can’t Do It?

    by on February 23rd, 2014

    If you are afraid you can’t do something then you are in extraordinary company. Many people I know have been afraid. And most people who dare to do big things feel the same way. To that end, a better question … Read More

  • Revive the Dream: Session 5 with Melinda Spooner and Melissa Zaikos

    Revive the Dream: Session 5 with Melinda Spooner and Melissa Zaikos

    by on February 21st, 2014

    Recently, we hosted the fifth session for the Revive the Dream Fellows Program. Our Fellows were lucky to spend the evening with Melinda Spooner (Executive Director of Achievement Network) and Melissa Zaikos (CEO of … Read More

  • Generosity Matters More Than Ever

    Generosity Matters More Than Ever

    by on February 10th, 2014

    Ironically, during times of change and moments turmoil most people usually do just the opposite. Think about it. When the economy went south a few years ago, the first thing to do is think of yourself first. How do … Read More

  • Drip by Drip: The Power of Once a Day

    Drip by Drip: The Power of Once a Day

    by on February 7th, 2014

    Once a day is easier said than done of course. There are over 360 days and more than 200 working days a year. No matter how you slice it, it’s a lot and it’s way more than the 21 days they say it take to create a … Read More

  • Secret Office: Getting Out of the Office

    Secret Office: Getting Out of the Office

    by on January 31st, 2014

    I just got back from a trip to Costa Rica. The trip was extraordinary. Not only because the country is beautiful and the weather was warm but also because I thought more about my secret office. The office isn’t Costa … Read More

  • Working on the Right Things

    Working on the Right Things

    by on January 15th, 2014

    … is critical. In fact, there is a theory that it doesn’t matter how smart you are or how hard you work. But what matters is whether you work on the right things. I just got back from interviewing a girl for … Read More

  • Inspirational Video on Never Giving Up

    Inspirational Video on Never Giving Up

    by on January 11th, 2014

    This is a must see video. I love stories like this, ones that help us understand what we could we accomplish in our lives if we didn’t give up. More people need to see this! But be warned it’s a tear-jerker. I love … Read More

  • #AskJeremy: Advice on Real Estate Programs and the GMAT

    #AskJeremy: Advice on Real Estate Programs and the GMAT

    by on January 10th, 2014

    A reader in New York recently asked me about real estate programs and the GMAT. As usual, I did this during my first take. Given the size of the question, I kept my response fairly brief. If anyone has any follow up … Read More

  • How I Completed 100 Straight Days of Yoga

    How I Completed 100 Straight Days of Yoga

    by on December 27th, 2013

    Just two weeks ago, I completed 100 days straight of yoga. In addition to meeting a lot of great people at the studios and feeling better than ever physically, I also had the chance to see first-hand how much change can … Read More