The Two Types of People in the World – Which One Are You?

Growing up, my father drilled an important phrase into my head. “There are two types of people in this world – those who find an excuse, and those who find a way.” He would always push me to strive for the latter, although I wasn’t always quick to comply. Finding a Way As a young […]

Lessons in Leadership From My Grandma

As a kid, I was lucky enough to spend most of my summers at Grandma’s. My grandma was a fiery woman with a great sense of humor and an undying work ethic. She was strict, but incredibly patient and smart, with an uncanny ability to pass on her wisdom in a way that sticks with you. Some […]

The Dangers of the Neutral Zone

Progress and growth are two of the most fulfilling things in life. There’s nothing quite as satisfying as looking back and realizing you’re doing something better, faster, or more efficiently than you were weeks or months ago. However, life isn’t always rainbows and butterflies. There will be days when you look down at the scale […]

You Messed up Again? Good. Keeping Going

Only failures screw up. If you were good at it, you’d get it right the first time. It will be so embarrassing to not do this right in front of my peers. This list could go on forever, but the point is that our culture teaches us that failing is bad. It teaches us that […]

Don’t Just Learn… DO!

Learning versus doing. It’s a common misconception that before we can really master anything we must learn all about that particular subject. Billions of dollars are spent every year on training courses and consultants, as well as self-help books and courses. The problem is too often when you ask someone how they have improved six […]