Inspiration and tagline credit to Jocko Willink. @jockowillink Even in today’s hypercompetitive world, the extra mile is a lonely road. It always has been. In the past, people lacked tools to put them on a competitive playing field. Today, people lack will, attention, and discipline. Because we are so conditioned to get our way. Quickly.… Continue reading The Shortcut is a Lie
The most important step to getting what we want in life is the simplest. Decide what you want. By determining what is most important, we simplify the decision making in our life. Explicitly deciding what we want gives us a filter through which we can determine how we spend our time and energy, the two… Continue reading How Identifying My Core Values Saved Me Countless Hours
That phrase probably saved my life. A pithy comment from an irreverent television show about fantasy football saved my life. I don’t even like fantasy football that much. It struck me that if I did not like the situation I was in, it was incumbent on me to change it. And that left two choices;… Continue reading Don’t Like It? Get Better.
It’s not just a Michael Jackson song. It was a pivot point for me. A year ago this week, I had that uncomfortable look in the mirror. You might know the one, but I hope you don’t. It’s the one where you ask yourself how this happened. That day, I made an ultimatum with myself.… Continue reading The Man in the Mirror