Give it five minutes Mar 29, 2018

I have a rule about working out. It’s one you can use for ANYTHING:

Give it 5 minutes.

That means I can’t make any decisions about how long I’ll exercise until after the first 5...

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Is it a goal or an outcome? Mar 02, 2018

You know what’s more important than any goal you set? Everything you do that gets you there.

Let’s say you set a goal to make $10,000. You know all of the reasons why you want to...

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Small triumphs Feb 07, 2018

Wouldn’t it be great if we could quickly and easily move from point A to point Z when we’re working on a new goal? Some days it takes all you’ve got to keep up with the...

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Do it scared Feb 07, 2018

“Fear is only as deep as the mind allows.” – Japanese proverb

I had a conversation with a friend recently and the talk turned to doing things that scare us a little and pull...

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Two things needed to achieve greatness May 03, 2017

When I read this quote, I instantly felt it reverberate through me. Especially the “not quite enough time” part. There’s nothing like a burning sense of urgency to accomplish...

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Bad reaction Apr 12, 2017

Last night I accomplished one of my big goals for the year: I told a story on a stage. I’ve done tons of public speaking over the years. Somehow actual storytelling seemed different –...

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Nothing changes if nothing changes Apr 05, 2017

I’ve always been a big fan of the quote from Einstein “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Sometimes I need a little slap to...

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Travel: Making the Connections Feb 01, 2017

One of my favorite things when traveling is connecting with new people. It reminds me that the locale is more than a dot on a map, it’s a place with other humans...

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My theme for January Jan 11, 2017
I wrote last time about how I pick a theme for the year, and this year’s theme is EXPLORATION! I love that word so much that I have to write it in all caps.
 
I think of a theme as...
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What’s your theme? Dec 21, 2016

Inspired by a dear friend, I’ve started picking themes for my year. Like a good playlist for a party, picking a theme sets the tone for the year and makes it easy to connect all...

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