It is an often said but poorly understood notion, that many if not most people in your life will try to discourage, devalue and chip away at your self-worth. Due to toxic patterns, poor upbringings, selfish behavior, and other environmental and psychological factors, the masses try to bring you down. While exploring this subject, I took a deeper look...
As leaders and ambitious professionals, we all want to cultivate the practices, habits, and culture that truly serve us. And we want to hit the eject button on all the garbage that does not serve us. The things that don’t serve us, act as roadblocks, keeping us from growth, performance, and success. So how do we identify those things...
Track This: Where and how you spend your focused attention; time, energy and attention. The most important metric or currency of  these days seems to be our focused, attention time, composed of time, energy and attention (TEA). The modern audience of potential customers, partners and fans, for your business and mine, is actively searching for ways to spend less time...
I take on new themes every year. Often they are small phrases or tiny one word concepts that help me improve my life. Believe me, you can spend a lifetime appreciating the implications of seemingly small words. Here are 5 G-words whose lessons will bring you greater wealth and happiness. Gratitude There’s an old saying “Where you look is where you...
There are many books out there disguised as how-to's, prompting you to tell your story through social media, and to use it as a platform to build a more authentic brand. But let's be real, most of these books are far removed of specifics with watered down recommendations to use social media to tell your story. Some of the better books on...
The spiritual technology of personal empowerment not only leads to transformation of one’s life and work. It also brings new capabilities, a vision of new opportunities and a dirigible architecture that allows us to elevate ourselves, our communities and endeavors. Its added gifts are the derivative blessings that spill out and empower others. This spiritual technology and dirigible architecture...
What you can learn from the Lego MBA It's a successful Gamified Environment, with Interactive, Visual and Persistent engagement creates value. Environments like this scale nicely when the user base reaches a certain size . The game dynamic with the most pull that kept me buying in were the levels. I couldn't stop at level one when I knew...
On a quest to cut down on the noise in our lives, and focus on the things that really serve us, let’s start with the 800 inch Gorilla in the room. Don’t worry. We’re not purists either. We’re not going to recommend that you give up TV altogether. We are going to talk about the nitty gritty of becoming...
Track this: How much money is coming in and from which sources Right beneath our MVP metric of relationships, are dollars earned. News flash! Money matters! There I said it. There’s nothing wrong with the desire to be rich, nor being forthright and authentic by expressing such a desire. People who stay poor often struggle with this notion, believing their...
Hey friends, I want to reach out with some tough love today. I want you to read it, though it will be hard. It will be sarcastic at times, and will pick on several ideas you've come to know and believe in success culture, but it will be worth it. You'll come out ready and willing to do the work...

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