What would your +/- Ratio be? Are you bringing more to those around you when you are around, or are you taking away from their momentum, success and enjoyment?
Every year I look forward to tuning in for the first round of the NFL Draft. First, it signals the start of the ramp up to the new NFL season and return of football! It also signifies the culmination of years of extremely hard work and maximum effort for these draft prospects and the realization... Continue Reading →
So much of the good and bad in life all comes down to how we choose to view it. Two people can experience the exact same event and have two completely different reactions. One may think it was the greatest thing in the world while the other thinks it was awful and a waste of time. Today, I want to call attention to a question that we need to ask ourselves more often. Do we have to do something? OR Do we get to do something?
In our personal and professional lives, our 40 yard dash may be the most meticulously planned approach to achieving a goal, dream or vision. But what happens after first contact? What happens to our momentum and drive after the first obstacle or setback?
We believe in our future selves too much sometimes, and it creates a recipe for disaster and disappointment. Don't let the hope and dream of our ideal future self justify giving less than our best today.
How do you see the world? How do you see your day? How do you see this very moment? Or how about the events that happen in your life you? Do they have to you or for you? Are you a glass half full or half empty kind of person? The answers to these questions and many... Continue Reading →
A tale of two halves... Can you think of a time or two where your first half had you pinned up against the wall? Where all signs pointed to a loss. A time when the momentum was all on the other side? We all can. The question for today, is how can we use our own halftime to create the mid-game adjustments we need to come out on fire during our second half and redefine the expected outcome? The whistle just blew - it's time for halftime.
Often times it is tough to close the door on one phase of our life or even one event in our life. Endings are difficult - no doubt about it. Whether that ending is a season of life where you came away with the championship, or ended up winless, the fear of what's next can be very real. During times like these, we must remind ourselves that every ending is the opportunity for a new beginning. A fresh start that is full of new possibilities. Where are you in our own cycle of endings and new beginnings? Are you stuck in the past - afraid to let go, or are you hungry and ready to embrace a new beginning and all the opportunity and possibility that comes with it?