Make sure that you define what success really means to you. If you don’t, you may find yourself standing on the podium some day, and realize it is simultaneously your moment of greatest success and defeat. How you define greatness ultimately defines you.READ MORE
Feb 12, 2015 | Productivity
Ask yourself if whatever you are doing is a net gain, or a net loss. Over time, if you do more things that are a net gain, you will – by definition – make progress on your goals.READ MORE
The key isn’t whether or not you quit an effort, it’s why. Are you quitting because you’re tired and just don’t want to make the effort, or are you quitting because you have learned something that has re-framed the problem you’re trying to solve?READ MORE
Jul 9, 2013 | Creating
Don’t allow fear to cause you to act in dumb ways, whether that means abdicating your contribution or failing at your goal because you acted blindly in your attempt to be “courageous”.READ MORE
Jan 2, 2012 | Living
Regardless of how resolute we truly are, I believe New Year’s Day is an important rite of passage. Every year I find that it forces me to reflect on how I want to be different in the upcoming year. I have to wrestle with the delta – the change I want to make through my actions, disciplines and choices. I get to stare for a brief moment at the photo that’s developing and see who I’m becoming.
Rites of passage offer us the opportunity to reflect on who we are, and who we are becoming (sometimes again). There is nothing special about New Year’s Day, except that it affords us a new beginning. A fresh start. A new frame.
Who are you becoming this year?READ MORE