I am going to oversimplify an enormous and valuable idea here to offer you something useful. Your identity is mostly a series of stories you tell yourself and others. We treat our identity as if it is some static, fixed, and unchangeable entity,…Continue Reading
Because we live in an age where the digital tools provide infinite distractions, it is easy to get drawn away from your work by visual, audio, and written content designed to amuse and entertain you. Even though the social channels can be used for…Continue Reading
A notification on your smartphone that you have just received a text message is a demand on your time. It requires that you pick up your phone, open your messaging app, and read the text. There was no request beforehand to ask whether you are…Continue Reading
Before your breakthrough results, there are breakthroughs that must come first.
You must break through your fears. You may fear leaving, losing your friends, or making them unhappy by moving forward. You’ll also have to break through your fear…Continue Reading
In the movies, there are always “extras,” those people who show ups in scenes so the restaurant is full, the streets are busy, or the grocery store has customers. The “extras” don’t really have any role to play, other than being in the…Continue Reading
It is infinitely more likely that you are failing to produce the results you want because of a lack of execution than a lack of knowledge. It is almost certain if you know what you want, that you also know what you need to do to have it.
If it…Continue Reading
Your body may be sitting across from your prospective client, but your mind may be somewhere else, somewhere very far away. It might be thinking about some problem or challenge you are experiencing now. Or it could be off somewhere in the past,…Continue Reading
Today is July 4, 2018. Here in the United States, we are celebrating Independence Day, the day we cut the ties that bound us to another people and set off on our own. The Founders liberated us and set us on the new course. At that time, no one…Continue Reading