About Tom

My 8th grade teacher told me I’m “too romantic for science.” He was right.

I am a writer and I dabble in all genres. I am also a consultant, coach, storyteller, and lifelong teacher. In all cases I am thrilled by discovery. If I haven’t been there, I want to go. Literally and figuratively.

I believe life’s too short to sit back and watch it go by. I prefer to seek out purposefully vulnerable experiences. I don’t intend to be ordinary.

I believe happiness matters. I believe the most important moment is right now. I want to help others move forward on their journey. I regularly try to remind myself that it’s not about me.

In 2018 I walked across the United States. In 2019 I walked all the streets in my (then) hometown, Carrboro, NC. Someday I’ll walk the Camino de Santiago. Someday I’ll walk the Pan American Highway. Someday I’ll start a walk and never stop.

Reach out. I want to hear from you.

Find me on Facebook and Instagram @tomgriffen

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