Writings

Drinking & Drumming

The rock and roll business is hard enough without being drunk enough to make it even harder on every starry-eyed kid with big ideas and even bigger dreams. Playing in rock bands for over twenty-five years has been the best of times, and the... Read More »
Tom Leu, MS | 21 April 2012 | Recovery | No Comments   

Tool Time-Part 2

In Tool Time-Part 1, I strongly recommended embracing the 3R’s to avoid being a “tool” much of the time. I was simply advocating doing what you say you will do, when you say you will do it. Here in Part 2, I’m... Read More »
Tom Leu, MS | 10 April 2012 | Communications, talk shiFt | No Comments   

Call to Action

So many are scared… to make a move… a real move… in the right direction… Sometimes we can be our greatest ally and our own worst enemy simultaneously. Many folks long to live more fully, more freely, to feel more... Read More »
Tom Leu, MS | 01 April 2012 | talk shiFt | 1 Comment   

Tool Time-Part 1

I see it and hear it everywhere, all of the time. Chronic, crappy communication happening between people offline and online via voice mail, email, text, tweet, nonverbal, and face-to-face interactions everyday, in every way. This is Tool Time… Most aren’t... Read More »
Tom Leu, MS | 29 February 2012 | Communications, talk shiFt | No Comments   

Action Over Apprehension

Think about this: Knowing how to run assumes you’re already walking.  In terms of success in life, many people think they’re running when in fact they’re barely walking; some aren’t even standing yet. So how do you turn your passion into... Read More »
Tom Leu, MS | 14 February 2012 | talk shiFt | No Comments   

Nobody from Nowhere?

The internet (and now, social media) is the great equalizer especially if you are a “nobody from nowhere” – someone without a famous pedigree, a fat wallet, or exceptional circumstances. Nothing has leveled the playing field giving us all access... Read More »
Thomas Leu, MS | 13 February 2012 | Communications | No Comments   

Willis Power?

I see and hear so many posts and announcements proclaiming people’s big and small life decisions made because it’s “obedience to god’s will for my life.” Really? “Whatchu talkin ’bout Willis?” This is yet another episode airing on the Delusion... Read More »
Tom Leu, MS | 23 December 2011 | talk shiFt | No Comments   

Stop Complaining, Get Pissed, & Grow a Pair

This piece is for those (of us) who benefit from getting the cage rattled a little bit sometimes. If you can't handle that, then you should consider clicking off. No harm, no foul... Read More »
Tom Leu, MS | 13 December 2011 | talk shiFt | 2 Comments   
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