Under the Weather, Literally

Fellow viewers and listeners of the podcast, I've been under. Not only is the weather giving me a beating, but I've had Bronchitis for the last two weeks. My voice is shot, thus the reason for no podcasts. In my part of the country the windchill has hit an unbelievably cold -60 degrees. But, at... Continue Reading →

When I…I’ll Be Much Happier

When I get that personal record I'll be happy. When I get that promotion and exceed expectations I'll be happy. When I lose those 10 lbs I'll be happy. You're following me. You've been there with me right? The promise that once we hit our goal at the end of this month for, keeping our... Continue Reading →

Hit the Pause

One of the surest ways we reach burnout level is going after our New Year's Resolutions 100 MPH with no break. We need reflection time to understand the scope of our work taken so far and next steps. It can bring a refreshing perspective, help us get synced up, and ready for the next mile.... Continue Reading →

Quote Roulette #10

"A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at." - Bruce Lee We think in terms of ending something we start. But, maybe we're not suppose to or meant to reach the end. To think that way going into the final couple of weeks left in... Continue Reading →

Are You a Coach?

I think at one time everyone has to be a coach. At work. At play. On the sidelines cheering on your friends or loved ones. We need coaches. Let me rephrase that, we need better coaches. Coaching is not something you can just pick up and be for someone or see in someone if you... Continue Reading →

GTTW Podcast Ep. 2 (13min.)

Listen to the most recent episode of my podcast: Leveraging Motivators https://anchor.fm/shawn-ward/episodes/Leveraging-Motivators-e2v7nh To achieve our best chance of overcoming approach avoidance we need to understand striking a healthy balance between intrinsic and extrinsic motivators. Bringing more awareness to our foundational personal values and anchoring into intrinsic motivations that come from those most personal values will... Continue Reading →

Being Consumed

You ever have a day where you just get hijacked by your own negative thinking? Yeah, me too. Nothing is broken or wrong with you though, this is natural to do. Whether it's your worry about the tough day you just had and wondering if your going to have another today. Or, your fidgeting about... Continue Reading →

Approach Avoidance

It’s hard not to let our minds fear what’s going to happen on the way up that hill or on the other side.We enjoy a dip into the unknown every now and again. Especially when we find ourselves in the midst of a new year. We're wired however with approach avoidance. That reptile like impulse... Continue Reading →

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