Growth mindset vs fixed mindset has been a growing source of conversation over the last while. The works of Carol Dweck in the book “Mindset” has led to many articles, publications, Ted talks etc on the fact that there are two types of mindsets; fixed and growth.Read more
The secret to happiness is not going to be found when you make more money, or have more things, it will be found when the majority of your day has more things that bring you happiness.Read more
We live in a world where there are so many things that make up our day. “I am busy” has become the new standard answer to “How are you?” Like a badge of honour, as if we don’t answer this way there must be something wrong with us. We have changed a question about an emotion to an answer about our actions, this really demonstrates the world we live in.Read more
Sometimes you get inspiration from the strangest of places and this week, I was inspired by America’s Got Talent. This show is a bit of a guilty pleasure for me. I am not a reality tv watcher. However, this show I love watching. People displaying their talents on a platform that will create opportunity for them to showcase their awesomeness… that I love! If you have watched AGT over the years you know, they don’t tend to show a lot of the “bad” performances. This is also one of the reasons I like the show, it highlights talent, not the poor performers.Read more
I created a video last week for a newsletter I am a part of, and I offered 3 strategies for how you can live and lead happier. I know that…Read more
The long weekend is coming! What are you doing to re-energize? How will you recharge your battery? I read a study last week about what companies are doing to create…Read more
Picture someone walking a tight rope. As they cross the rope, their bodies are strained. Their focus and intensity at an all time high. They are fighting every step of the way. They look scared or nervous. They definitely don’t look relaxed. It does not appear they are enjoying themselves. It looks like if they make the wrong move at any moment… it’s over.Read more
I have created a tool that can help YOU feel as energized, prioritized and optimized as I do! When you have the energy to do more, you have the ability to prioritize the things you keep passing up, and ultimately feel more productive, satisfied and happy!Read more
I often say “You can’t be your best for others if you are not your best for your self first.” I truly believe this. It does not mean if you are not your best self, you aren’t giving greatness to others. What it does mean, is that you could likely be giving a better you to others.Read more
As Spring brings about flowers and buds and amazing smells and colour back into the outside world, use it to help you your life shiny and bright as well. Here are a few ideas to help leverage the opportunity sitting in front of you. As always, you need to prioritize yourself in order to be your best self.Read more
If you surveyed your staff would they say they trusted you as a leader? Would you get a resounding “YES” if you asked if they not only trusted you, but also trusted the organization would the answer change? Are you in a position where you aren’t quite sure if your people trust you?Read more
Conflict is still a word that has so many negative feelings attached to it. People use words like “scary”, “avoid” or even “hate” when asked to describe how they feel about conflict. However conflict spurs new ideas, it helps to create changes and it can act as a movement toward new amazing results.Read more
Life begins at the other side of your comfort zone… Neale Donald Walsh
I am inspired this week by a circumstance in my family life with my son. I am watching the courage he has had this week to stand up for what he believes in and it is inspiring me to write this today. We need to let people fail. We need to realize we will fail ourselves.
The great thing about the mind is that it can change and grow. If you currently don’t like the way you process through adversities or losses you can change that! I have compiled a list of tips and tricks to keep your mind tuned up, fired up and ready to win!Read more
All of this really got me thinking about why do some people seem to have the ability to achieve any goal they set out to achieve while others don’t? Which led the leader in me ask myself how can we set our teams up for the greatest level of success in goal achievement? Because after all successful people are happy people!Read more
Last week I introduced the idea that overall wellness is a better way to look at fitness goals then just setting a physical/ esthetic goal. The ability to make an impact on the physical changes people want to see, are impacted by more than just changing exercise habits. In the New Year so often people set fitness goals- this is great- however if you really want to be better in 2018 and make it your best year… then you need to impact: Exercise, Sleep, Nutrition and Stress. Last week we covered the first two topics and this week we will cover nutrition and stress.Read more
Knowing that so many people are looking to set wellness based goals at this time of the year I wanted to offer some specific advice on fitness and health for the next two articles. I have helped people get started on their fitness goals for 17 years now, I have a lot of appreciation for the natural motivation that people have at this time of year. I hope that I can help you set yourself up for the greatest level of success so one year from now you can say “I did it!”Read more
As we sit 9 days away from 2018 you can already hear the conversations about New Year’s Resolutions. I was asked to do a radio interview this week on how to set effective goals for 2018. With resolution talk in the air, I thought it would be great to write about why I don’t want you to set a resolution for the New Year.Read more
I was inspired this week to write about 7 things that can increase your feelings of holistic happiness. As we get closer to a time of year where New Years Resolutions are front of mind I challenge you to set goals that focus on the process and not the outcome! Good Luck!Read more
Have you ever had an employee who just didn’t seem motivated?
Have you had a team member who didn’t seem to have any drive to succeed?
Do you personally set goals and then feel bad when you fail at them? Again!