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 →

Monkeys

Last post was all about a broader stroke on the topic of motivators. Two kinds to be specific, intrinsic and extrinsic. Intrinsic, the better one to really establish behaviors we want to see or desire in our work/life are the ones we want as our foundation. Placing intrinsic motivators over that of exterior ones are... Continue Reading →

The Idealist

I recently took the Myers-Briggs again just to see if my personality changed with all the work I've done personally and professionally over the years. The last time I took one was about 20 years ago in a different company during a leadership seminar. After going through the questions again, I fell into a group... Continue Reading →

Quote Roulette #3

"A good friend of mine once said: 'It's really easy to say what you're not. It's hard to say what you are.'...Anybody can talk about why something's bad. Try doing something good." - Joseph Gordon-LevittAsking yourself "Why?" reflecting inward first before tackling something tremendous you've never tried before, you find something rewarding. You find strength... Continue Reading →

Be Late

Reliant on our devices is calling the kettle black for me. I am just as reliant if not more so than the average person being I use it for everything from personal development to work. My self proclaimed average of late for all my technology usage is just over 4 hours of usage per day,... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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