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

Actions Reflecting Our Values

It's difficult as a leader or just someone who likes to mix in a lot within social circles to be ones self. Never the less, our actions do to tell a story to people who see us in action or hear us. My idea of what a good person is (picture above) and what another's … Continue reading Actions Reflecting Our Values

I’m a Polymath, You Can Be One Too

I've been asked several times how I retain so much of what I read and try to learn. Additionally, where do I find the time to do all that work including what I share here. I've come to terms that there is only a limited amount of time each day and it's the same amount … Continue reading I’m a Polymath, You Can Be One Too

I Love Failing, Focus On the Present More and You Won’t

"This is your life. Do what you love and do it often." - Holstee The problem with future casting or setting a singular goal, is that it's loaded with specificities that might not ever happen. And when and then they don't happen, we blame the system quickly moving on to next. No learning, just forgetting … Continue reading I Love Failing, Focus On the Present More and You Won’t

Falling Into October

Fall transition is my favorite time of year. Love getting into those months. The season changes. The air gets a little bit more crisper and cooler. Living in the Midwest, the changes in the leaves are like watching a Bob Ross episode happen before my eyes. My running ticks up a notch because I just … Continue reading Falling Into October

Empathy and Sympathy Not the Same

Wanted to take a little break from resilience this month and share a video I ran across. I've been studying empathy and compassion a bit. I came across this video that brilliantly paints a picture between what some people think is empathy, when sympathy is really what it is. The video itself is about 3:54 … Continue reading Empathy and Sympathy Not the Same

The Ugly Side of Resilience

As I've been writing all month about resiliency and all the great things about this great habit that works to make you that way, I began to study the other side. Is it possible that resilience has an ugly side? I assumed it can be like any habit that if over used can be as … Continue reading The Ugly Side of Resilience

GTTW: Home

"All roads lead to home, we just arrive at different times." - B.o.B. We alway have home to look forward to. Even those that might not have a home, find a way to create one. Home isn't always a physical base at the end of our work to move through challenge, it's a mental one … Continue reading GTTW: Home