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!”

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”

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”

Don’t Short Change Yourself – It Takes Vision For Self Development

If you don’t have a plan for your development then you are short changing your growth. Now, let’s forget all those company IDP, PDP plans that are boring, overly bureaucratic, and almost always miss the point. It’s important to have a process but the process is about having a repeatable method for success – notContinue reading “Don’t Short Change Yourself – It Takes Vision For Self Development”

Set The Table In Preparation For Inspiration

You probably don’t feel like it right now. Perhaps you are drained from the year you’ve endured. Maybe you don’t feel like there is any end in sight. Or are you wanting to be inspired? Looking to make a go of it, but don’t know where to start? No matter where you are starting from,Continue reading “Set The Table In Preparation For Inspiration”

Miserably Failing Excellently

I’ve always been fascinated and motivated by the idea of striving for excellence. But I’ve been doing it all wrong. And have failed miserably. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. ” – Aristotle paraphrased by Will Durant This quote has been a major building block forContinue reading “Miserably Failing Excellently”

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”

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”