Restoke Your Fire

It doesn’t take much to get in a rut. Our daily habits are what keeps us grounded and feeling connected to our business, family, colleagues, and friends. This is not where the problem lies. Our problem lies in our fear of the unknown. We try like crazy to keep things within a certain degree of controlled…

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Being Present

What does it mean to honestly and authentically be present in your interactions with others? How difficult is it to maintain eye contact when you’re searching for your most thoughtful thoughts? Why do we often avoid the tough conversations and skirt around important issues in hopes of getting around to it later? What if we could be…

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Either – Or

I can understand in some instances when choices are extremely limited and one might be forced into an either-or predicament. However, even in those instances I can’t help but wonder if there’s perhaps another possible choice or alternative? That’s just how my brain’s always worked. What about yours? Is there not so many variants in between…

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Sacrifice

How often do you hear someone say they are making a sacrifice for the better? It’s a fairly strong word choice. Merriam-Webster offers 3 definitions, take your pick 1 : an act of offering to a deity something precious; especially: the killing of a victim on an altar. 2: something offered in sacrifice. 3 :…

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Fun & Interesting

What is in some ways meant to be a metaphorical statement;  “I can’t wait to get out of the rate race” can seem very factual when you’re actually caught in it or otherwise have an opportunity to compare your current work/life situation to that of an actual “rat race.” We’re all caught up in it…

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When the Stars Align

“Man oh man that was one awesome day!” When was the last time you said that to yourself? What would have to happen in your business for you to shout out that phrase every day? Every other Day? Once a Week? Err… once a month? If you can’t at least say that phrase once a…

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Affirmations & Incantations

Do you remember the children’s story about the little train that could? It may not be too popular with young parents today but for us North American baby boomers it was a staple of our bedtime story catalog alongside all those wonderful Dr. Seuss reads. The premise of the story is about a little train…

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How to Deal with Micromanagent

I’ve only had one job in my life whereby I received a paycheck from a company that was not my own. During the process of getting to know the senior executives and deciding whether or not I would take on the role I still asked if I could invoice for my hours and commissions as…

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Reaching Your Fullest Potential

What does it really take to reach your full potential? How often have you pushed yourself beyond your capabilities? How often have you or someone else pushed you to new heights? Did it ever work? Did you succeed in blowing past your expectations? Countless Studies show that we do our best when we’re in the…

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8 Things You Must Do To Become An Awesome Leader

Know Yourself – Your own mind should be your greatest study. Become a master of paying attention to how your mind reacts to people, situations, and challenges. Know it’s strengths, weaknesses and be aware of your personal blind spots. Those subtle yet obvious things that others’ notice and see about you but would never have…

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