The purpose of reflection is not to punish yourself, it’s about knowing yourself. The hard part about reflection is figuring out what to reflect on, and why you feel resistance. If you are looking to improve some aspect of your life – either personal or professional – you need to forget about secret sauces, magic pills, or formulas for success. If you really want address a limiter, you need only one thing…a fraction of self discipline.
We hear a lot about innovation in business. Thinking outside the box. Identifying the way things are done, finding better, more profitable…more effective ways of doing things. Innovation and invention are the evolution of business, but I think they happen for a simpler reason…Humans want to avoid pain. Pain isn’t just a physical manifestation…it can […]
A Busy Guy’s Guide to Ironman 70.3 in 12 Weeks AWESOME! I am assuming you are reading this because you are committing to Ironman 70.3. This is big news…appreciate the size of this decision! If you are reading this before you have actually signed up for the race – please stop reading…open a browser…and sign […]
The Experts Are Wrong: Hope is ABSOLUTELY a Strategy I got a phone call from a concerned colleague of mine who heard I was looking for a new gig recently. We spent some time catching up and sharing some stories about how things have changed everywhere, and how important it was to stay relevant. I asked him […]
The hard thing matters. Mostly because it’s the quickest way to get to a result. The problem is that there is a perceived threat of pain. Uncertainty of result. Expected failure. That’s the way it is with challenges. It’s a challenge because someone already said how hard it will be, or how hard it has […]
Your Social Media Network Has No Value If you are active on social media, you know that the name of the game is building your Network. I mean…I guess that’s why you are doing it? But really…what is the purpose of having a network of followers? What are you going to DO with it? It’s […]
You gotta start somewhere! You don’t just wake up one day and realize you have achieved your goals overnight. You don’t just find yourself RELEVANT, or IN DEMAND. Improvement takes time…but over that time, you need to see progress, or you will LOSE momentum. You need to tinker and test and take notes. And make […]
Exceed Your Limits Or Die Much of what I have read regarding finding success focuses on the glory of the result, and not so much on the 90% — the hard work that needs attention daily to GET to the result. It’s the 90% that needs your attention, your motivation…your consistent dedication. Otherwise…you are stuck on a […]