In the crazy and busy world we all live in every single day – do you take time to write? There is something special about the written word. Meaning you are actually holding a writing instrument in your hand and writing on paper in a journal, a notebook or a pad of paper. It’s a hand eye connection through the brain as your eyes see your own thoughts written out by your own hand holding a writing instrument. It’s not the same as typing out your thoughts on any electronic device – … [Read more...]
Do You Want The Extra Edge?
The extra edge secret of numerous people in all walks of life from business to sports, from student life to married life, from the Boardroom to the Zoom room is they work with a coach. A coach who helps to bring out the best in them. A coach who holds them accountable for their actions or lack thereof. A coach who reminds them to remain focused on their purpose …and much more. Here’s a couple of recent actual working calls I’ve had with clients. Both are a work in progress, however, by … [Read more...]
The Practical Things Say A Lot
The practical things say a lot. Rather in paying attention to the basic practical things in our lives say a lot about you, the people involved and many other areas in our lives. At least if you’re paying attention to them. The other day there was this outer weather door or some call it a screen door. Why I have no idea since in the northeast this door will not have a screen in it. It will have a storm window in it for 7 months of the year. Yes for the experts even if the screen will stay in … [Read more...]
Do You Wear a Costume?
Are you in costume everyday of your life? At work...at home... are you who you really are, or are you role playing all the time? Have you lost track of who you really are? Are you really you when you are working with your clients and customers? The point of this question is to ask “do you assume a role”? How do you show up to work with clients, customers, or when you are out networking? In addition, do you have MVS syndrome? This stands for Multiple Value Systems. There is the … [Read more...]
What Do You Get Excited About?
What do you get excited about? Seriously, what excites you? You know the feeling. There is something you are doing, thinking about and now you can feel it is about to happen. Your heart beats faster. You can’t stop smiling. You have been looking forward to this and now the time has come! On board an oceangoing ship, after days at sea, the knowledge that in a few days you will arrive in port creates this excitement. Everyone on board starts to think about what they will look forward to … [Read more...]
Do You Have a Fear to Overcome?
It just happened this week. I climbed up the steps on our step stool to the top portion. Unlike a ladder, there is nothing to hold onto on the top of the step stool. It was a moment of exhilaration and brought a smile to my face. Sure the purpose was to repair something in the garage at home. However, the happenings these last 10 months – well let’s just say – THIS WAS A MOMENT TO CELEBRATE! “I didn’t respond to that. I’m not scared of heights. I’m just scared of falling from heights.” ― … [Read more...]