Reflection and Quotes on MLK Day

There are so many different quotes of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. that I could highlight. I choose these five favorites, well at least favorites right now. Over the years, there have been so many that I’ve really connected with and my top quotes are constantly evolving. “Rarely do we find men who willingly engageContinue reading “Reflection and Quotes on MLK Day”

3 Ways To Stop Screwing Your Self Improvement

Get Out Of Bed Self improvement books should be no more than 15% of your total reading. There you go right to the point, no beating around the bush. No fancy lead in. Quit reading so many self improvement books. Unless you’re a self help book critic or teaching courses on the subject, there isContinue reading “3 Ways To Stop Screwing Your Self Improvement”

Warning : You’re Doing The Two Minute Rule All Wrong!

If you are addicted to task lists you must institute this rule immediately. You are wasting valuable time each day and may even fuel your procrastination habit if you are making lists without this rule. The Two Minute Rule If Task < Effort to Remember + Record + Categorize  + Prioritize +Time to Complete =Continue reading “Warning : You’re Doing The Two Minute Rule All Wrong!”

Learning New Skills In Startup Land – My Journey

Working with three startup companies has been a new experience for me. It’s been a lot of work, stress, and fun – and we are only just getting started. Commonly, startup businesses face a number of challenges. Hiring Qualified Candidates, HR & Payroll, Competition, Lack of Clear Marketing Strategy, Capital and Minimal Budget, Lack ofContinue reading “Learning New Skills In Startup Land – My Journey”

It’s Your Story – Two Steps To Edit Your Behaviors

Start writing a new story. It’s yours, edits as you see fit. We all behave within the confines of how we define ourselves. We do this in all kinds of ways. Our tape is on continual replay. What do you say to yourself? Do you say you are no good at math? Are you callingContinue reading “It’s Your Story – Two Steps To Edit Your Behaviors”

Start The Day With A Cup Of Earl Grey : Magic Morning Moments

Start the day with a cup of Earl Grey. There is nothing like starting the day with a scalding hot cup of tea. The warmth as I cup the mug. The steam wafting upwards. Looking into the water watching the tea darkening the water and infusing it with it’s deep and strong black tea flavor.Continue reading “Start The Day With A Cup Of Earl Grey : Magic Morning Moments”

One Way To Start Your Day Right

Working Your Day or Your Day Working You? There will always be those occasional days where everything gets away from you. Crazy days where everyone needs something from you, you are adding more to your list then you are actually getting done, and everything becomes a priority. If those days happen more than occasionally thenContinue reading “One Way To Start Your Day Right”

5 Steps To Embrace Failure

I failed. That’s really dramatic and accurate. More accurate is that I failed to write and publish a blog every day. I missed yesterday. And while I don’t like failing- I absolutely #@$%^& hate it – it was also inevitable. I’m working on building a habit of writing and publishing every day. Writing with qualityContinue reading “5 Steps To Embrace Failure”

The Undisciplined Top 5 Ways of Building Self-Discipline

It is my dirty little secret that I’m not disciplined. I haven’t been a disciplined person and it doesn’t come easily for me. Rather, for most of my life I’ve kind of fought with discipline. Discipline, for me, becomes at odds with freedom and autonomy. It goes against my messy nature. The natural go withContinue reading “The Undisciplined Top 5 Ways of Building Self-Discipline”

Bored Brains Don’t Develop

Companies are spending a lot of money on learning and development. Jamming content down everyone’s throat. Getting excited about new systems and programs. There is always a new book to read, a new program to introduce, a new way of doing things to get certified in. Yet, for all the money spent and effort putContinue reading “Bored Brains Don’t Develop”