Energy and Influence – Mashup

The perfect "Mashup" quite arguably is the Reese's Peanut Butter Cup. The perfect combination of peanut butter and milk chocolate, but I think I have found something better. No, I didn't say something butter, but something better. No again, it doesn't involve bacon..... but bacon like chocolate is a favorite partner in many a "Mashup." read more

Daylight Saving Time – Hot Dog an Extra Hour

“If I only had more time in the day!” This is the most famous excuse this side of the Mississippi for people not to engage their dreams. Of course, this excuse has a few cousins named “lack of money” or “working for the man,” but they are all related, hence the cousin reference. So, how are these excuses related?  I like to think of them as states of mind and in this... read more

It’s Inside of Me

One of my goals for Expert in the Rough is to post an average of 1 post per week.  The last few weeks have been off the charts busy and I have not had much time to reflect. One of the insights I have gathered during the last few years of blogging is that I only need to share my perspective as I see it.  I don’t need to come up with something fancy, just something real.  Last night I remembered a... read more

Expert in the Rough Gets Some New Digs

It’s been well over two years since I launched Expert in the Rough and its threads were getting a little frayed. This theme will better serve my new personal coaching business.  More on that in a later post. In the mean time, if you find any challenges leave me a... read more

His Holiness The Dalai Lama

Yesterday – since I am writing this post at 1:39 am in the morning, The Dalai Lama paid a visit to Cincinnati.  He was being honored by The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center’s…. with The International Freedom Conductor Award. I had the distinct pleasure of being one of the producers on the event as well as be in attendance.  It is not every day you get to meet a spiritual... read more

The Personal Suffering Project

Last week I wrapped up the first edition of The Personal Passion Project. The Personal Passion Project is a class I designed to help people explore and cultivate their passion. The class was a huge success and 6 people are now more engaged in their life after taking the time to make passion a priority. I will eventually break down my extensive notes and “Quantum Feedback” I gained from teaching... read more

Joy and Pain, Accepting Imperfections

Links: Doux Coaching Life Success Seminars Brian... read more

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