Optimize Your Thinking

Controlling our thinking can be our key to regulating our emotions. Figuring out how our brains are related to those of others is an art. We push ourselves long past what our brains can handle, even through physical exhaustion. The capacity we have for active clear thought is limited. Yet, we use it like it … Continue reading Optimize Your Thinking

The Gift of Being Bored

At the end of the day when you do absolutely nothing all day you probably feel a ping of guilt because you were incredibly unproductive. People don't actually participate in boredom because of it's negative press that's been unfairly given to it. Those days for me however are the BEST! I recommend them highly. Intentionally … Continue reading The Gift of Being Bored

Exhaustive Innovation

"It is more effective to design an environment where you don't need willpower than to rely on willpower to conquer your environment." - James ClearForcing things to happen is not a great thing. We break things that way. You can create a culture and lead a culture that is intentional in innovating. To say I … Continue reading Exhaustive Innovation

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

Same Thing, Different Time of Year

Let's click in. Take a look inside. We all want certain habits and things to stick in our work lives and personal lives. We have the best of intentions and somewhere along the way we lose the momentum we thought would last forever. First off our civilization as we know it today wasn't built in … Continue reading Same Thing, Different Time of Year

Clicking In

There's going to be a day. You're going to look like I did into it's awful long and endless maw. As far as your mind and eye can see it will lay out in front of you. I am here to tell you it's the best thing for you. It's the best thing that can … Continue reading Clicking In

Your Wired for Negative Bias

I am lucky enough to have worked for over 8 years in a space that has helped me begin with positive intent with any approach that I attempt. It's not easy. I recently read a fascinating piece on your brain's negative bias. There happens to be a scientific reason we are so quick at picking … Continue reading Your Wired for Negative Bias