Have you ever thought of yourself as a genius? I think most of us never think of ourselves as having an extraordinarily high intelligence or natural capability. Although academic research many years ago created a paradigm of general Intelligence and IQ, more resent research is telling us a different story. People can be of average … Read more What is your Genius?
While some are still stuck in old paradigms of motivation, many have moved beyond this command, control, and threats style to an over-reliance on the behavioral model of rewards. Scientific studies continue to support a more sophisticated perspective that relies on the leader creating environments of autonomy, competence (mastery), and relatedness (purpose). This video provides … Read more What Really Motivates
Like most of you I would love to have more time to learn and grow both personally and professionally. I’ve found that with the invention of apps on mobile devices (phone, tablet, computer, etc.), I can use small windows of time to learn and grow. In the past when we stood in line at the … Read more My Top 5 Leadership Development Apps
Sorry to be a downer but only about 40% of people follow through well enough to keep their new year’s resolutions according to Psychology professor John Norcross at Scranton University. We don’t need a research study to know that most people fail when trying to make change by utilizing resolutions. Having coached more than a … Read more Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail and How You Can Achieve Yours
Resolve to make no excuses in 2012 . This is a great Nike commercial emphasizing the “no excuses” standard used by high performers and resilient achievers.
We could all use a little more time and a little more organization. That’s why I use a handful of apps to increase my productivity. Below you will find a list of my favorite apps and how I use them. Evernote: This is my favorite app and is what I call my second brain. It … Read more My Top 5 Productivity Apps
I had the opportunity today to ponder some of the most important questions in life. It’s not often any of us get a chance to take some time to think deeply about what really matters in life. Do yourself a big favor and find some quiet time, get a pen and paper and then answer … Read more Life Defining Questions
This week has been fun, but exhausting. Anyone who has gone on vacation with 2 or more children is familiar with the hard work and frequent frustration found within this challenge. Fatigue, jet lag, too much sugar, and several full days of an adventure park (Disneyland in our case) creates a ripe environment for exhaustion … Read more Motivating Yourself Through Adversity
I love this video. Short, yet powerful. We often forget each one of us was made to live true greatness in our lives.