I find happiness everywhere I look

When I look around me, I see happiness. Even when there are trying times, there is always happiness to be found. Every cloud really does have a silver lining, and I take the time to find it. Happiness is a state of mind. If I expect to see happiness, I do. Unlike too many others … Continue reading I find happiness everywhere I look

Uplevel Your Environments

Who do you need around you to become great? “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” – Peter Drucker You can use your wiring for belonging to great advantage as you pursue your dream! You are always adapting to the environments — people, places, things and ideas — around you. You can uplevel your Self with ease by upleveling your environments first. … Continue reading Uplevel Your Environments

Practice Conversations

What conversations should we role play today? “The ultimate reward of practice is not winning; it is the experience of playing well.” – Coach Manny Schellscheidt Practicing is doing something many times in many different situations so that when a “big impact” moment arrives, you are prepared to do something awesome! To practice anything you need a safe space … Continue reading Practice Conversations

The Blame Game: Why It Will Only Hold You Back

According to George Bernard Shaw, the people who succeed are those who look for the circumstances they want, and if they don't find them, they go make them. Nowhere in that passage is there room for blaming others. Even when others slip-up, it can often be counterproductive to go out of your way to place … Continue reading The Blame Game: Why It Will Only Hold You Back

3 Techniques for Sharpening Your Critical Thinking Skills

Critical thinking is the ability to objectively analyze an issue and arrive at a conclusion that's supported by evidence. Although critical thinking is absolutely necessary for achieving any level of success in business, this fundamental skill isn't taught in school. Critical thinkers take an issue and break it down into its smallest components, analyzing an … Continue reading 3 Techniques for Sharpening Your Critical Thinking Skills

Is Your Average Day Enhancing Your Life?

Few things in life are constant. Small, constant changes are happening all of the time. This is true even while driving in a seemingly straight line down the highway. You're constantly making course corrections to avoid crossing over the lines in your car. The quality of your life is no different. Small corrections, applied consistently, … Continue reading Is Your Average Day Enhancing Your Life?

Growing Grateful

What Is Gratitude? This might seem like a bit of a dumb question given the fact that we’re all here to talk about it, but ‘gratitude’ is a relatively easy concept to misunderstand. The Oxford English Dictionary defines ‘gratitude’ as: “The quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness.” Pretty … Continue reading Growing Grateful

9 Ways to Benefit from Criticism

Would you rather hear that you have beautiful eyes or that you’re a horrible dancer? Compliments are easy to take. Criticism isn’t quite as easy. But criticism can be invaluable to your long-term success. Criticism is nothing more than advice in disguise. You can choose to benefit from it or ignore it. However, not all … Continue reading 9 Ways to Benefit from Criticism

Defining Your Own Personal Success

What is your version of personal success? Some may define success as having a lot of money, others feel successful if they are loved by many. Others define success as being healthy and giving back to the community, while others define success as having plenty of material things. But how do you define success? Everyone … Continue reading Defining Your Own Personal Success

Make Distracting Thoughts Work for You

Last night I was chilling out watching my favorite box set when I became distracted by a  car alarm is blaring outside my living-room window,  I was that distracted I had  to get up and check what was going on, to make sure it was not my car but I also had to rewind the episode … Continue reading Make Distracting Thoughts Work for You