Forget the Target

That carrot game is bad for our health. If I do this, I'll get that. External incentives in many cases can give us false leads or direction. Often times though, they back fire. We will carry out unnecessary things to achieve the target because of that carrot. Even if it means taking short cuts and... Continue Reading →

Being a Designer

I've had the incredible opportunity and experience to see great design work come to life. There's nothing like seeing something evolve, grow, and come to life with simplicity. Something that serves just about every feeling possible you have. Every idea of perfection satisfied. Something that makes you just hold up, pause, and just be perplexed... Continue Reading →

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 →

Your Main Thing, Your Main Thing?

"Long-term success is not an event it is a process that will have peaks and valleys along the way. Falling into a victim trap is in the valley, and remaining in that trap will delay your visit to the peaks." - David Cottrell, Monday Morning MentoringHow's that first week of the New Year been going?... Continue Reading →

Quote Roulette #7

"Rule your mind, or it will rule you." - BuddhaThis was a solid find that definitely caught me dead in the moment. It's simple. Profound. Something easy to keep front of mind through out your day. At work, at play, or in our social circles our mind is always translating what it takes in. Our... Continue Reading →

The Art of Candor

Do we really allow ourselves and those around us to have their ideas be free and opinions to flow with out limiting them? Do we give everyone a voice? How can we allow people to bring their whole selves to the group or to us? We need and our groups need to be able to... Continue Reading →

The Rise

Our morning routine is one of the best things we can try and hack or improve. Not everyone is a morning person, this guy included. However, I have tested the morning routine out. It's the most beneficial thing I have found in my day that really makes my days complete. When I don't get an... Continue Reading →

Make Learning Your Profession

When we can learn and give ourselves the space to pick up new skills or engage our minds differently there is almost always a uptick in the way we innovate. Being a productive learner in today's day and age with the amount of information entering in from all angles it is hard to be a... Continue Reading →

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