Bring It On!

In my early years, I fell victim to "mediocrity thinking." I thought the best path was to stay meek, humble, and not to rock the boat. Then one day, in the silent moment of introspection, I realized that my "mediocrity thinking" was robbing me of my happiness, fulfillment, and purpose. I realized that challenges are all a part of life... Continue Reading →

Possibility Thinking

"Identical Conditions will have different experiences." - Benjamin  Zander Benjamin Zander’s short video (5 min) “The Art of Possibility” (below) deeply resonates with my philosophy and how I experience the world. My parents are one of the greatest influences in my life. After I was born, my mother resigned from her job, chose to be... Continue Reading →

I Hear Voices.

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." - Eleanor Roosevelt The dominant voice in my head tells me, "You are awesome. You will accomplish great things. Your potential will open up the possibilities of the universe." In leadership and in life, it is important to be aware of the voices taking up real estate... Continue Reading →

My Values

After deep contemplation and narrowing down the scope of my values, I came up with the following five ranked values: Optimism Appreciation Creativity Accountability Wisdom My values continually changed over the years, however, my top three values have been around since as long as I could remember and give me peace of mind and happiness.... Continue Reading →

Mind = Prime Real Estate

There is nothing as powerful as a made up mind.  Your actions are dependent on your thoughts and beliefs.  Often times, we accumulate social, cultural, and economic influences that takes up residence in our mind.  Although some influences may be helpful, every now and then we must reevaluate what we are willing to keep, let... Continue Reading →

So What, Now What?

My mom was a great influence in my life and a great example of an awesome leader and coach. Since I was in elementary school, she would not accept any of my excuses and would continually say, “So what, now what?”  At first, I thought she did not care and I ignored her. Then I realized... Continue Reading →

Be Present.

The past is the past and the future is not guaranteed.  Why must we dwell on the negative things that has happened or be anxious about the negative thing that may happen?  Time is a constant.  Time favors no one.  Time stops for no one. Time is a precious resource and should be spent on... Continue Reading →

Sink or Swim

During my first few years in the business world, I was introduced to the following statement,"sink or swim." In other words, you either get with the program or you fail.  However, my thought is why limit oneself to either sinking or swimming. What about a third option of "solution finding" such as building a raft or sitting... Continue Reading →

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