I am worried about the choices we are making. I am worried we are wasting the precious time we have here. And as smartphones continue to spread far and wide, I am worried we are using the powerful devices in the wrong way. The real productivity increases during the industrial revolution didn’t come at the […]Read more "Addicted to Distraction"
We are living in a time of information overload – there is more to consume than ever before. And this can create the temptation to stay in consume mode. Consuming may seem safer. Less uncertainty – less face to face human interaction. No chance of embarrassing yourself or needing to small talk. Just sit and […]Read more "Consume Less, Create More"
We all want to be happy. Yet we all want to be loved, successful, and famous. And that’s what makes authenticity so difficult. We can turn into chameleons. There is that successful businessman you want to make a pitch to or an acquaintance you want to turn into a friend, and the temptation is to […]Read more "Authenticity is key to happiness"
I used come home after a long day of work, and both of my kids come running to the door screaming, daddy, daddy, hold you, hold you! This is every dad’s dream, right? Yet over time, I would notice I would quickly be overcome with boredom and be annoyed by the very small things when […]Read more "Finding magic in the small moments"
You know the feeling. You just screwed up. The project that you had been working on for 2 weeks just fumbled because of a silly mistake you made. And you now feel the frustration and anger of the rest of the group members. What is your response? Are you a fight or flight type? So often […]Read more "We are all prone to error. The difference is in our response."
Be strategic. In order to grow, you must put yourself into situations to learn, and step outside your comfort zone. You must be deliberate with your time. Many of us are fortunate enough to have signed on to a company or work that pushes us to learn and grow. But for those of us […]Read more "Invest your time wisely"
It’s hard isn’t it? It’s so daunting and so scary – how could we possibly push forward and fail. Failure on some level is sure to happen. And it never turns out as bad as we think. Even if we do fail, it’s rarely the death of us. It’s rarely the end of the road […]Read more "Push Past the Fear"