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”

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”

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”

Plan Your Way to A Better 2021

Only a four days to go until 2021. 1-2-3-4. That is it. I get so excited at this time of year counting down the days. No matter how arbitrary calendars and years are, they provide something to measure against. It provides some sense of context and reference. And for me, even knowing all of that,Continue reading “Plan Your Way to A Better 2021”

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”