Tag: Motivation

The Essence of Daily Life

Striving for success is not the only game in town. We’re also here to learn and if you pay attention to daily life, it will teach you all that you need to know to grow and evolve. But if you’re anything like me, sometimes you’ll fail a lesson or two and have to repeat the learning. Sometimes we ignore what life is trying to teach…

We Think Too Small

I don’t think I’ve ever quoted Mao Tse-Tung before, but this little aphorism spoke to me this morning: “We think too small. Like the frog at the bottom of the well. He thinks the sky is only as big as the top of the well. If he surfaced, he would have an entirely different view.” We tend to think within the limits of what we…

The Importance of Learning

They say that the illiterate of the 21st century are not those who cannot read and write but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn. The pace of change is just too great to remain attached to old ideas, old ways of doing things, old ways of believing. And the thing is with so much information literally at the tip of fingers, there’s no reason…

What does it feel like to be you?

That’s a great question. I think in the current climate of celebrity worship, be that Hollywood celebrities, Internet celebrities, or entrepreneurs who have been thrust into the limelight, there is a tendency to wish we could be that person, to have their successes, their lives. I think it’s part of a larger issue and that is we all want to feel significant. We want to…

From the Notebook: Can I Make My Life Count?

Earlier this week I was talking to friend Naomi about the concerns of different age demographics. I’m interested in the topic because as a storyteller, marketeer, freelancer and budding new media mogul, I need to know and understand my audience. As they say, “if you try to sell to everyone, you’ll end up selling to no one.” Or put in another context, if you want to…

How To Build Mental Strength

In this video, I share some ideas about how to build mental strength. Would love to hear about some of techniques for building mental strength. Drop a comment below.