Category Archives: Why am I at Starbucks?

“Why Am I at @Starbucks?” #4: Evaluating “Mini Momments”

I think Starbucks created a really cool gift in its Mini Moments book of gift coupons. At $25, its value is so much more than just a cup of coffee. In fact, it’s not directly about coffee at all. What … Continue reading

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“Why Am I at @Starbucks?” #3: Doing Petal 1

Before you find your way, you have to find yourself¬†– Something I came up with while sitting at Starbucks (but I’m probably recalling something I’ve heard before). Despite it’s billing as such, What Color Is Your Parachute? 2013¬†is less about … Continue reading

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“Why Am I at @Starbucks?” #2: Thinking of 2033

I’m still in the process of creating a better future for myself. Today I’m over at Starbucks across from UNCC. I’m thinking about the kids who attend this place and wonder where they’ll be 20 years from now. Surely some … Continue reading

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“Why am I at @Starbucks?” #1: To Solve The Meaning of Life

“We may not see the meaning now. But in the context of our total life, this experience will eventually turn out to have meaning.” – Richard N. Bolles, What Color is Your Parachute? 2013 I’m at Starbucks reading What Color … Continue reading

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