I recently heard businessman and entrepreneur Ed Mylett say in an interview “I’m no different than anyone else. I can be lazy. I love sleeping. But, what made the biggest difference in my life was finding the right systems, tools, and tactics that helped me build the right habits.”
A nerd. Yep, that was me in school. I wasn’t an athlete, and life didn’t revolve around sports. ‘Course it didn’t revolve around academics, either. I wasn’t the guy trying to get straight A’s. To round it all out, I was a classic introvert in my teens and a late…
It is easy to feel overwhelmed by illness, death of our loved ones, mechanical troubles with our cars, car accidents…
As a child, I thought it was the power men lorded over women. By slapping them around like my step-father did my mother. Leaving them with black eyes and bruised ribs.
Later, when I met my biological father, I thought a man’s power came from his groin. How many women…
As a L&D (learning and development) professional, at my day job, this question has lingered for months, twirling around my head.
How do you motivate people to learn?
Are you motivated to learn? How does that manifests in your life?
I imagine, if you’re on Medium reading this, you’re a…
The two life lessons I’ve learned from being in a mixed relationship are:
My beloved and I are coffee and cream.
I was born and raised…
You are good enough. I know. The world often makes you feel otherwise.
Our school system.
The legal system.
Cyber bullies (doesn’t stop with adulthood)
No wonder we’ve got these voices in our heads. Constantly doling out barbs, that, if we aren’t careful, eat our guts — stealing our courage.
You are good enough.
Steady your mind, center your spirit by doing your thing, everyday.
Now that this pep talk is over, go, do and be your awesome self.
(a shorter version of this post first appeared on my website)
One of the awesome things about our modern world is the ease of access, to do great things.
I wrote about college education and becoming a writer. Asking, is a degree necessary? To answer that question for myself, I had to risk being uncomfortable and being unsafe.
I remember when…