The Well: Two Questions (8min Audio)

Wanted to provide an audio version of the most popular and viewed blog post for this week's podcast. Hope you enjoy it. Have we really taken the time to ensure we're doing the right thing? With just two questions you can get all the intel you need to take the first confident step forward. Listen... Continue Reading →

Stick It Planning

Teaching yourself a new trick and moving through the fear you're going to encounter learning that new trick is not easy. Rewarding yourself and taking some other strategies into account can help you move through it. We respond really well to rewards. We like being liked for example on Facebook posts. This keep us going... Continue Reading →

Two Questions to Ask

Photo by Gratisography on Pexels.com I've found that there isn't any skill a person can not learn. Your mind is such that you can learn anything you want. I've experienced this first hand with myself as well as guiding others to achieve a skill they've wanted. One of the basics to the start is getting... Continue Reading →

Mind the Mind

Our brains are like a house. Not necessarily a nice clean new one. We like to pretend it is. However, it's creaky and old. By our adult years it's been renovated over and over again. Might have a few layers of paint on the walls too. And, there's always the one room with all the... 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 →

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 →

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 →

Quote Roulette #9

"Optimization in my experience is a bit of a myth. You can't be hyper-productive and eat healthy and exercise and be on top of emails and be clean and organized and socialize and expect to read a novel per week, you just can't. Something's gotta give." - GanzeerEveryone would like to say that they have... Continue Reading →

This Is Your Motivation

The stick and the carrot game have been around a long time. Finding our carrot isn't always as clear or as easy to picture in today's environments we live and play in. What we think was our motivation we can learn quickly is the wrong self motivation to have. We need to figure out how... Continue Reading →

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