Boost Your Mental Fitness, Part 1

Today we are going to start off on a three-part journey on the subject of resilience and mental fitness. Over the next three posts, we will explore the metal mechanics of resilience, how we get hijacked by our own minds, and how to combat these forces to enjoy more positivity, more productivity, and ultimately moreContinue reading Boost Your Mental Fitness, Part 1

Build Resilience in Simple Acts

I don’t know about you, but I’m beginning to feel some pressure with the holidays, school, work, oh and that pesky pandemic that won’t seem to go away. With all of this pressure, stress, and sometimes anxiety, you might be wondering how you’re going to make it to the end of this year without goingContinue reading Build Resilience in Simple Acts

Perfection or Permanence?

We’ve all heard the phrase, “Practice makes perfect.” And many people believe that is true, because they have seen that when they do things over and over and over again, they get really good at that thing…in fact, almost perfect. So it stands to reason that practice does indeed make perfect. But here’s the thing.Continue reading Perfection or Permanence?

Building Trust in Unlikely Places

Trust is built in the small moments. As leaders, we find ourselves in pivotal situations every single day. We may not realize them at the time as being pivotal, but later in the day or the next, we understand just how important they were. And if we’re smart (or at least aware) we may think,Continue reading Building Trust in Unlikely Places

Perspective is a Study in Motion

I’ve been talking a lot about perspective lately. Which perspective is most positive, whose perspective are we listening to, and why perspective even matters. Today, I want to focus on how perspective is achieved. All too often, we cannot get ourselves in the right frame of mind, or we cannot get past a certain challenge,Continue reading Perspective is a Study in Motion

Do You Even Recognize Yourself Anymore?

It’s been another long, hard week of extra hours, extra effort, and extra stress with the kids going back to school or staying home and home-schooling, new pressures from work, and still more time home alone, not going out to enjoy regular socialization with friends and family. It’s enough to make you want to pullContinue reading Do You Even Recognize Yourself Anymore?

What Drives Your Decisions?

I recently read a quote that stated, “Discipline is choosing between what you want now and what you want most.” I found this really interesting for a few reasons. First, it reminds me of the marshmallow experiment conducted by Stanford back in 1972, where they gave children aged three to six years old a singleContinue reading What Drives Your Decisions?