Quote Roulette #4

" The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself."Anna Quindlen  Perfection can have a place in our work and life. But not at the expense of giving up our identity and what makes us who we are. It's really hard not … Continue reading Quote Roulette #4

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 Make Learning Your Profession

Quote Roulette #2

"A coach asked me at one point in my boxing career if I wanted to be the next Muhammad Ali. Do I wanna do that? I said I did. The coach said, 'Okay. Is that a dream or a goal? Because there's a difference. Because a dream is something you fantasize about that will probably … Continue reading Quote Roulette #2

No Regrets, Ever

Do you have any regrets? We spend at times in our lives keeping a backpack of enormous guilt that we might have left something on the table. Who doesn't want to just make some better decisions to trust their intuition and just swing for the fences? There are parts of us that we need to … Continue reading No Regrets, Ever

Paveant, The Ghost

Fear when understood can shape us and sharpen us. It also, if we let it, can be what stands between us and the brilliance of an unlock. Inner fear is one of the most career/personal limiting factors we can face. The ghost of something completely horrible that is going to happen as a consequence of … Continue reading Paveant, The Ghost

A Moment of Stillness

"With the pace and frenzy of our lives - with family, work, community, and other obligations - it's often hard to be still and just reflect." - Dave, Mike, Jennifer, and Massiel, Holstee TeamBeing still is incredibly hard to do with so much asking for our attention and time. Yet, to reflect and just be … Continue reading A Moment of Stillness

Finding North

The story of your life is not your life. It is your story. - John BarthMy hope has always been to inspire others, develop them, and create change through them. Change that creates a better version of them in themselves then what previously existed. In this effort, impact the bigger picture for good. Impact humanity … Continue reading Finding North

Distractions, Meet Intention

Success is the progressive realization of worthwhile, predetermined goals. - Paul J. Miller"Predetermined" is the the essential behavior that is key. I have on average over the last 7 days where I picked up my phone no less than 71 times per day on average. I get 265 notifications on average per day that call … Continue reading Distractions, Meet Intention

Repay the Debt

One of the ways that I find peace is to pay debts. Not the credit card kind. I don't think anyone really enjoys paying those back. There is some time in your life you've had to feel a debt owed you had to pay back. The tug that you need to pay someone or something … Continue reading Repay the Debt

Planning November Learning

As the snow begins to fall for the first time this season the change is happening rather quickly from fall to winter months. I love it. I'd like to take a little of this post to close out October's learning and results, then give you some ideas into November I am going to play with. … Continue reading Planning November Learning