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

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 Quote Roulette #3

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

Courage to Find Our Best Self

What are we afraid of? In context of now, what is the most challenging thing you're dealing with? Have you ever put yourself in front of the most uncomfortable thing possible before? As we put ourselves in front of the uncomfortable if we can build some resilience to get through, it will almost always yield … Continue reading Courage to Find Our Best Self

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

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

Listening Is My Native Language

Often the quietest voices are the easiest to overlook. A lot of communication is listening - not just lis-ten-ing to figure out what you want to say in response." - Johnny Ive Probably the biggest leaps in my careers have been when I have stopped myself from listening to respond as Johnny talks about above, … Continue reading Listening Is My Native Language