Our models on leadership are broken. We know a lot about WHAT it takes to be a leader. We know good leaders are meant to have a vision, motivate others, forge a path, and take their team there. There are also many truisms related to leadership. For example, Simon Sinek says 'Leaders Eat Last'. They … Continue reading How to Lead: Empathy, Trust & Respect
Keeping regular workout motivation is hard. Here's my latest video on what to do about it (it's only 4 minutes, so give it a view!): Most of us can't seem to work out daily. We look on the internet for workout motivation. We keep searching for the right exercise gear, clothing, and right workout program. … Continue reading Why Workout Motivation Doesn’t Last
I had originally decided to write this as a post with the best books I read in 2015, but ideas are a lot more general and books are not always the best place to get ideas. I hope these ideas serve you as well: 1. The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson This book was a game-changer … Continue reading Ideas in 2015
You may have heard the statistic that 70-80% of all new businesses fail within the first 5 years. This statistic is meant to act is a deterrent for you to venture out and experiment on your own. The unstated fact remains that while 70% of new businesses may fail within the first five years, but … Continue reading 70% of New Businesses Fail…so what?
2014 has been a good year and I wanted to review some progress I have made, some stumbling blocks, and discuss a few things I would like to accomplish in 2015. Social Assertiveness Perhaps the most significant change in 2014 has been a growth in my assertiveness. I have been perhaps my own harshest critic. … Continue reading A look back at 2014 and A look ahead to 2015
Stephen Covey once wrote: The deepest need of every human being is the desire to be understood. This need is greater than our desire to be loved. We can all think of people that love us but do not understand us. I have spent a long amount of time trying to be loved and understood. … Continue reading I want to be a failure in life. I want you to be one as well.