Reflections on the Past and Adios to 2016!, Don Hurzeler, DonHurzeler.com, @donhurzeler

The topic of this blog is…living our lives in the present and future. This Past Year Kicked My Ass  2016 kicked my ass. One of the best friends any guy could have, Danny Fairbanks, passed away…my buddy forever. I hated losing him. I still have his last voice mail to me on my phone…just so…

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The topic of this blog is…You matter. I mention in the book that it is quite a shock to the system when you go from being what you have been for 40 years or so to…to what? Who and what is the new retired YOU going to be? You may not know that on the…

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The topic of this blog is…What if you have already retired and it is boring, screwed up and otherwise sucks? Happens all the time. What also happens all the time is that most people in this situation don’t do a damn thing about it…other than getting more and more isolated, more and more pissed off…

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The topic of this blog is…passing along your knowledge. I have watched geniuses…learned people…walk out the door at retirement without ever passing along that which they learned. Oh sure, they did so while working. They mentored. Coached. Helped others along the way. But what about those who come after them…what could they pass along to…

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Topic for this blog…the difference and similarity between my three non-photo books. Smells Like Retirement is about taking charge of your own retirement and steering your retirement to exactly where you want it to go. The Way Up is about taking charge of your corporate career and steering your career to exactly where you want it…

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Not really on-topic for my recent book, but thought this might be of interest to you Michael Frater Visits the Big Island of Hawaii I got a call from my friend, Coach Bowden. “Hey Don, I am up here at the Holualoa Gallery with one of the fastest men in the world, Michael Frater from…

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This is the Reason Hillary Lost the Election (NOT a Political Blog), DonHerzeler.com, @donherzeler, technology

The topic for this blog is…How Hillary lost the election (not a political blog, I promise). We Need To Continue To Evolve  It is critically important that we continue to evolve throughout our lives. By that I mean…stay in touch with current and emerging technology, adding new friends along the way, keeping up with trends in…

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lava-blog-1-sigma-hurzeler, Photographing Hawaiian Lava with Sigma 150-600mm S Lens, Don Hurzeler, @donhurzeler, donHurzeler.com

Photographing Hawaiian Lava By Sea  Photographing lava is tricky at best…dangerous at worst. Here on the Big Island of Hawaii, we have two options…go out on a boat to shoot the lava as it pours over the cliff, or hang on the side of a cliff praying it will not fall away beneath you…and that…

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Topic for this blog…the extremely powerful word “NO” I have always been kind of selfish. By that, I mean that I try to have my first filter to be “is this good for me?” rather than “Is this good for someone else?” It turned out that being charitable and giving time to various causes WAS…

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I was enjoying my time in the water with five ten foot long Caribbean reef sharks. I had the sharks in front of me. I had a camera with a large underwater housing in my hands that I could use to push them away should they get to close. The water was clear and warm…

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