Bring On the Boredom

If being bored brings me clarity, bring on the boredom. In today’s society of efficiency and effectiveness, we all want to work harder to get more and more done. We’re told we need to get as much done as possible and even are convinced to feel bad when we aren’t being productive. Work, work, work… is the formula to get … Read More

Organizing Your Thoughts

Every day there may be several things on our agenda; things that require our brainpower to process and execute. One of the things I have become fascinated with in the last year is the idea of clearing your thoughts in order to be effective at one task. As we begin the process of organizing our thoughts we literally make time … Read More

Singularity of Focus

One of my life’s goals is to help other people reach their goals. As I have worked to help as many people as I can live more fulfilling lives, one of the common questions is, “How can I do it all?” I love this question because it is the ‘all’ portion that I am most interested in. The anti-multitasking movement … Read More

Is Multitasking a Waste of Time?

As we have advanced in human society, productivity has been one of our most spectacular areas. We have found ways to do things faster and faster over the years. These increases in productivity have led to boosts in countries economies. It also has led to better use of technology in many fields, medicine included. The hottest trend at the moment … Read More

The Power of Gratitude

One of the most powerful meditation I do throughout my day is my gratitude exercise. I find it best to do this during the morning before I start my day to ground myself. Everyday will have its challenges, but it’s keeping perspective that I have found most difficult at times. I developed this practice after studying the morning routines of … Read More

Taking Your Wants to Reality

We all have dreams and aspirations for our lives. Some of them started when we were young, others surfaced as we grew and made our way through life. The word that I will focus on in this post is “want”. We all want one thing or another, but why do the wants of some become reality and others are left … Read More

Keep Inspiration in Front of You

We’ve all heard the saying that you’re only as good as the people around you. I’ve spent some time writing on the importance of Associations here. In this same vein is the idea that you need to keep inspiration in front you. By this I mean make sure you are looking at, engulfing yourself in, and imaging great things daily. … Read More

Lead Where You Are

One of the interesting things about leadership is that you don’t need a position or a title to lead others. You are very capable of making an enormous impact right where you are, in your current position. This isn’t easy, however — It takes courage. Why Lead? Leadership is a duty we all have. It may seem easier to lead … Read More

Rising Early

I’ve been called a “Morning Person” a few times in my life, but this is only partially true. I do love the morning time, but not for the reasons you may think. I don’t just wake up early because I like to, I wake up early for what it allows me to do. The Just in Time Alarm     Most … Read More

Scarcity Mentality

[cryout-pullquote align=”right” textalign=”center” width=”33%”]”Your success does not undermine the success of others.“[/cryout-pullquote] For some of us there is this idea in our heads that resources are limited in the world. Resources can be seen as things such as money, market share, customers, jobs, tickets, parking spaces, etc. Resources are what we need to bring about success in our lives. Everyone’s … Read More