The other day during my three and a half mile walk I came across this sight. First let me share with you what a wonderful walk this is! It’s pretty much a straight road, partially side-walked, with a couple of slight inclines. At the typical halfway point – time available determines the length and time of the walk – there’s a wide open view of L.I. Sound. On clear days there’s a lengthy view of the North Shore of L.I. Numerous cars stop on the road at this point to check out … [Read more...]
Are You Able To Stay Focused?
With all the events taking place right now in the world around us it’s not easy to remove ourselves and shut it down and still stay focused. This is true for everyone. In addition, there is so much happening locally for every single one of us! Fuel prices skyrocketing, food prices climbing, and inflation fears stoking the flames of despair while trying to maintain a budget. Not to mention the constantly changing rules surrounding the Covid crisis. How is it possible to keep … [Read more...]
What’s One Thing To Focus On?
If you took some time to relax between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, good for you! Now you’re back in the thick of it. With urgency on more things than any one person should have to deal with. Oh, there’s this goal you dreamt up in December while you were chilling out – oh, forget that now! It’s never going to happen. No time to deal with that. Really? Just like that you’re going to toss it in? Give up before you even start? B.S. to that idea! If this dream, this goal, was … [Read more...]
How Determined Are You?
When you have a specific project to complete – do you dive right in and figure out what is needed and start the process – or do you check the deadline first and that drives your answer of when to start? Or, in your own business, you know you need to make some personnel changes, hiring some new people and letting some others go. Do you take action as soon as these decisions are clear or do you wait hoping something will change? These are for example purposes, however, the question about … [Read more...]
Do You Give 100% Every Day?
Is it possible to give 100% all the time at what we’re doing? Let’s start with an example. Professional athletes have a strength coach. Odds are they have a nutritionist or they work with one along with some others. Professional athletes respect their need to focus and have the ability to quiet the crowd noise. So the majority of them work with a professional coach for their mindset – their head – their brain. Another thing pro athletes do is they respect rest days. They take a rest day … [Read more...]
How Solid is Your Focus and Values?
Our focus and our values are guiding lights for our lives. Like a lighthouse guiding a ship at night from the sea to port. It’s not that these are forever in cement never to be changed or adjusted. However, careful thought and consideration must be given before that happens. Your focus and values have to remain true to you and more important you to them. This isn’t always easy. There will always be outside influences and distractions which will test your ability to remain true to your … [Read more...]