This time of year, I’m always confronted with mixed emotions about accepting party invitations when I don’t know the other guests. These holiday gatherings can either be surprisingly fun or deathly dull. This presents a healthy internal debate about whether I should go or stay home. Fearful of turning into a housebound curmudgeon, I force […]
As I prepared for another road trip to visit my family, I browsed the audio book section on iTunes to see what grabbed my attention. The last audio book I selected on mindfulness, Finding The Space to Lead, probably wasn’t the best choice for a four-hour car ride. Attempting to relax your mind is at […]
I encounter countless number of people who are striving to reach the ultimate quest, a balanced life. The concept of having a balanced life permeates discussions of harried professionals. Books have been written about it. Articles have been written about it. News and life style shows have segments on it. Even the exquisite images of […]
Today there are few boundaries. You’re tethered to a phone, tablet and computer. This omnipresent connectivity means you’re inundated with information and interruptions.
Invest in yourself. You are your most valuable asset. You owe it to yourself to invest time on what will make you flourish and prosper.
One of my favorite summer memories occurred while biking in southwest Michigan. An unfortunate flat tire afforded us the pleasure of meeting a local, George.
Life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness, is the core of our nation’s independence. And yet, I feel we’ve lost sight of this, specifically, the pursuit of happiness. Instead, people prefer a life of woe.
Routines serve an exquisite purpose; to keep us on track and running efficiently. When our routines go left unchecked, we are actively embracing a path of “sameness” and we become stale. We stop discovering and exploring new thoughts, interests and experiences. With summer upon us, it’s a great time to get out and break the routine.
During the holidays I was at a cocktail party chatting with some friends. I was ruminating and somewhat gloating about how I achieved all my goals. There I was standing tall and feeling quite proud of my accomplishments. During the course of the year I successfully navigated the transition from corporate employee to entrepreneur. With […]