Drawing and the Zen of Improving the Bad

Are we born with a predetermined set of talents? Do we grow skills from those talents to a certain age and then stop? Are our brains really built with a certain talent set and that core foundation can’t be changed? If we are good at math, we are good at math. If we are artistic,Continue reading “Drawing and the Zen of Improving the Bad”

No More Fitting In

In school, I sucked at art. Not like people casually say, I wasn’t any good at math or science or hitting a baseball. Teachers confirmed it by failing me in art. There it was a fact, I sucked. It didn’t matter how much time I put in. They didn’t like my work. Some accused meContinue reading “No More Fitting In”

Grow Yourself : Cut Away The Excess Fat In Your Life

We each have an opportunity right now and a choice to make. Do we let this thing happen to us? Or do we do something with this? Are we a victim to this thing? Are we only trying to endure it? Or are we the CEO of our lives. The owners who decide what toContinue reading “Grow Yourself : Cut Away The Excess Fat In Your Life”

Vomiting My Way To Success

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. Anais Nin It may be an overstatement, but not by much, to say that most everything worthwhile that I’ve accomplished in this world came from my pushing through fear and finding my courage to do something that I’m afraid of. For instance, I’ve always been afraidContinue reading “Vomiting My Way To Success”

Improve @ Everything By Being Alone

There are a lot of people who are struggling with the isolation of quarantining. Every day the news is filled with depressing numbers. We know people are dying. Some are losing their jobs. Many are just plain afraid. The uncertainty, the isolation, the change in the every day routine is affecting everyone in different butContinue reading “Improve @ Everything By Being Alone”

A Virus Changed My Mind About Connecting

I don’t know why it takes me a bit longer than it does other people to get onboard with some things. In some areas, I’m an early adopter. On others, I’m painfully slow. Only recently, like in the last few days, have I opened my eyes to making more connections online. I guess it tookContinue reading “A Virus Changed My Mind About Connecting”

Not Everyone’s Cup of Tea

I’m pissing some people off. I mean, really making some people banging on their keyboards mad. Not intentionally. Or rather, I don’t do what I do with the desire to make others mad. But, wow, do some people have some anger issues. And others, are really invested in seeing someone fail. My first reaction whenContinue reading “Not Everyone’s Cup of Tea”

We Set A Low Bar For Leadership

Stop calling managers leaders if they can’t manage themselves. It’s crazy that we are so badly in need of leadership that we have lowered our standards to such an incredible degree. Look at what passes for leadership now days. We throw around that word so much and it is such an easy badge to beContinue reading “We Set A Low Bar For Leadership”

Building Together

I think many of you can tell by now that I’m on a bit of a personal journey with my professional life. I’ve gone all in on my business and my passion to help other people with their growth and development. Along the way I’m building a brand. And while, I wish I had itContinue reading “Building Together”

How to Be Productive, Never Busy

Action expresses priorities. – Mahantma Gandhi Be productive – Never Busy. You always have time for things you put first. Time is the great equalizer. We all have the same amount of it each day. It is how we use it. Getting the most out of our time spent requires some organization and productivity. ToContinue reading “How to Be Productive, Never Busy”