I recently came across the blog post, “Unprepared” by Seth Godin that hit home for me, not just as someone who suffers from chronic procrastination but also on a deeper level. In the posting, Godin argues that being unprepared is not always a bad thing. He points out that there
I’ve been a horse-crazy person since I was a kid. Family members joke about watching toddler-aged-me falling asleep on the rocking horse. At the age of eight, my parents finally indulged my requests with some lessons. Unfortunately for their wallets the addiction did not stop there.
Last year a friend approached
The value of your ‘journey’ and why you should “go through it” to learn the best lessons.
I recently shared an interesting discussion with my colleagues about the wonders of technology and the time, effort, and undue stress it saves us. The particular example being discussed was my freshman year
On a beautiful cloudless sunny day, we packed our gear early in the morning and eagerly awaited the transportation vehicle. Today was a special day. We were planning on diving in one of the most magnificent cave systems in the world; the Cenotes of the Riviera Maya. We were a
Sorry for the pun up there, but I couldn’t help myself; it is actually a very accurate depiction of what Excel can do for your career and your business.
I’ve been working in the financial sector for over 10 years. During the course of my career I’ve managed to develop many
We live in a 24/7 world. A seemingly limitless number of to-dos and mindless distractions are almost always within reach whenever, wherever. From extended work hours, to near bombardment of social media, or the Netflix content vacuum, one can easily find themselves overwhelmed with a plethora of distractions. Due often
Working in a high-demand job can take over all aspects of life outside of the office. Many people face the daily pressures from superiors to improve performance and become more efficient in assigned tasks. It is easy to let these demands take over, but there is another way to improve
When I signed up for Tough Mudder, I wanted to challenge myself. I had competed in 5-10km races in the past, as well as smaller obstacle courses, but this time I really wanted to test my limits. My plan was to train intensively for 90 days prior to the May
Perhaps it is because my family’s four daughters are more independent now, all out of the house – at university, married and only one left in high school – that really burned through the excuses that I could and should invest time to take better care of my health, energy
Here are five role models from history and fiction that you can learn real leadership skills from:
1. Never Stop Learning Like Captain James T. Kirk
As Alex Knapp of Forbes magazine points out, “No matter what your organization does, it helps to never stop learning. The more knowledge you have, the