Today let’s explore what we focus on, who we focus on, and how our focus determines our degree of happiness and resilience. We live in a world that thrives, or more accurately subsists, on comparison, competition, and seeking attention. It’s rampant on social media, in the workplace, and even in the White House. The wholeContinue reading Find Your Focus
Greetings are important because they initiate conversation or interaction. Most of the time we just gloss over the greeting, not putting much, if any, emphasis on what we say or how we say it. So what does a greeting sound like? It can take all sorts of forms. Hi. Hello. How are you? What’s up?Continue reading When a Greeting is more than a Greeting
Right now we are at a crossroad of division and isolation. The senseless murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and so many others has exacerbated division across our country, while the COVID pandemic has intensified loneliness and isolation with the need to stay safe at home, reducing contact with loved ones, and resortingContinue reading The Power of Inclusion
What is the meaning of life? Is it a course of challenges and accomplishments? Is it a game of opportunities and choices? Is it a situation of “what ifs” and “what could bes?” Is it a landscape of logic and economics? Or is it an environment of intuition and morality? Most likely it is aContinue reading Do You Live Life Like You are Writing Your Resume or Your Eulogy?
How many times have you thought, “This work sucks.” How many times have you thought, “I should really look for another job.” How many times have you thought, “If only I could find the right job to match my values.” How many times have you thought, “What is my purpose here anyway?” We’ve all beenContinue reading Are You Looking Far Enough Down the Road?
Well, maybe not everyone. But we all do some coaching at various times either at work or in life. Some folks do coaching better than others. Some lean on their listening skills. Others lean on their motivating skills. And others lean on their evaluating skills. Raise your hand if you think your core coaching skillContinue reading Everyone’s a Coach
Yesterday, my friend, Zack Melikian, told me of a great quote by Arnold Schwarzenegger: “The more you do, the more you get done.” Now, I don’t know if Arnold actually said that or not (I searched and could not find evidence), but let’s go ahead and give the greatest bodybuilder of all time (no offense,Continue reading It’s Time to Get Uncomfortable with Being Comfortable