The only person you are designed to become is the person you decide to be. - Ralph Waldo Emerson We've known so many people in our life times and yet to know so many more. We spend countless hours, days, and years looking at others just stretching ourselves out to be one of them. When, … Continue reading Decide
How well we want to be is really dependent on us. We can say others or other situations we may be in are to fault, but ultimately control lies in ourselves. I want to explore more than 2 months into our new year some this idea of personal wellness. Wellness of course is all-encompassing and … Continue reading How Well Are We? How Well Do We Want To Be?
Take three breaths, in and then out. That's about 4 seconds. Our brains scientifically need 1-2 seconds for an urge to react to move past our amygdala (our monkey or reptile brains) and reach our prefrontal cortex where rational thought can take over. Today's world, the action now world, makes this super hard. We've been … Continue reading 4 Seconds
Gifts, are they really ours to keep to ourselves? Do we have a responsibility to humanity to share our gifts with others? Or, do we keep them to ourselves? Is that selfish thinking? I believe we serve two masters: ourselves and others. Sometimes the first one rules over the other. I serve myself by being … Continue reading What Have You Done With What You’ve Been Given?
Success is great. I love it. When you hit that moment you've been fighting all day, week, month, and year for it feels incredible. Repeating that success over and over again, even better. But its dangerous. I'm not saying you cannot be successful. I'm saying beware of how it can change you. We can be … Continue reading Arrogance is Your Undoing
Do not even attempt a job if you do not plan to do the best you know how. - Eleanor Roosevelt Perseverance is won and earned, its not given. What's your steadfastness quotient despite the difficulty or pending delays to get started? Why are doing it? How are you prioritizing that work of the biggest … Continue reading All In
My last post was 2/7/2018 over almost two weeks ago. I went ghost with posting and writing. Sometimes with your craft and work, its the best thing you can do. What I have been up to during that time? Several things actually. Studying subject matter and ingesting just about everything I can get my … Continue reading Time Will Tell
We're to hard on ourselves. We often times convince ourselves that if we don't have some measure of perfection in our work, it's not worth it. Anything less than perfect is a failure. We talk ourselves out of what might be one of the biggest break throughs of our careers or lives. The first thing … Continue reading Finis (No, It’s Not Missing a “H”)
A word I have been pondering and applying to my journals daily this week has been potential. Potential is defined by Webster as an adjective: having or showing the capacity to become or develop into something in the future And as a noun: Latent qualities or abilities that may develop and lead to future successes … Continue reading Potential
What's the worst thing you've ever been challenged with? I mean something that when you were done going through the grinder, it changed you, you were not the same as you came out the other end? The suck zone. It's those moments feel like you just ate. We don't have enough of them. True defining … Continue reading Eat Dirt