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May 29, 2015

Rene Descartes  "Cogito, Ergo Sum", meaning, "I think, therefore I am" makes sense until you consider "What am I when I stop thinking?" My contention is you're much better when you STOP thinking. 

In today's podcast, we explore a deadly disease called over thinking and how it erodes our ability to perform and express...

May 27, 2015


Stop trying to be better and instead focus on being different. Being better is exhausting with diminishing returns on investment, both materially and in terms of one's  purpose, happiness, and sense of meaning.

Be different not better. 

May 22, 2015

Thank your habits and behaviors for where you are in life, because they are the biggest factor for where you stand.

In today’s podcast, we talk about how to hack behavior and create new habits for success. Plus, I share two great stories about how I helped Mr. Miyagi change with only Bic Pen (my Macgyver story) and...

May 20, 2015

Are you a visionary with big plans for tomorrow that don't quite seem to pan out? If so, you may have what I call visionary blindness. That's when a leaders or entrepreneurs lofty vision of tomorrow causes blindness to today's opportunity.

Listen to today's podcast where we talk about grand ideas and how to reach them...

May 18, 2015

Turns out that no amount of leadership skills can make up for lack of assertiveness. For example, research shows that leaders who were rated high (in the 75th percentile) as having good judgment but lower on assertiveness had only a 4.2% chance of being highly rated as an effective leader. Wow, only 4.2% - looks...