David Daily: Make Haste Slowly

“Make haste slowly,” says the Alchemist or festina lente in Latin. How much of the time do we spend trying to finish or get to the end faster, whether it’s a project, a race like a marathon or the next stage of our personal growth? There’s...

David Daily: When Things Fall Apart

I’m starting an experiment today where I’m going to write in my blog every single day for the next 30 days. “David’s Dailies” will be short posts with the goal to capture whatever I’m noticing in the world around me that might be...
Taoist wisdom – we’ll see…

Taoist wisdom – we’ll see…

My good friend and fellow cyclist, Peter Springer, shared this story to his friends in his “Goodbye” email that he sent out to announce his move from Richmond, VA to Charlotte, NC. I used to ride with Peter when I worked for Capital One. We would ride after work in...
StrengthsFinder 2.0: My top 5 strengths (or talents)

StrengthsFinder 2.0: My top 5 strengths (or talents)

I took the StrengthsFinder 2.0 test a few years ago and recently revisited my results. Written by Tom Rath based on Gallup’s 40-year study of human strengths, StrengthFinders 2.0 subscribes to the maxim: “You cannot be everything you want to be – but you can be a lot...