I’m back with something a little different but incredibly impactful. I recently read this eye-opening piece on Psychology Today about the concept of reevaluating your life every ten years—aptly dubbed as the “Ten-Year Rule.” It got me thinking. In a world where we’re often hyper-focused on the immediate goals, how often do we stop and […]Read More
As HBR forges ahead, its unparalleled library remains an essential tool for anyone committed to business mastery. Diving into Harvard Business Review’s deep reservoir of wisdom is more than just educational—it’s a blueprint for enduring success in a volatile business landscape.Read More
You may assume that an executive with years of experience leading a large corporation will thrive in the startup world. Well, not always. Despite their past achievements, executives from large companies often face unexpected challenges when transitioning to startups. Executives from large companies may struggle in the startup environment and share valuable lessons learned from […]Read More
Leadership is an essential aspect of organizational and personal growth. It defines the way a leader influences, motivates and inspires others to achieve common goals. Over the years, leadership styles have evolved, and researchers have identified various leadership models. I’m going to break down the six most common leadership styles and their unique characteristics. to […]Read More
The Psychology Behind Getting Things Done: Understanding the Motivation and Willpower That Drives Success
Getting things done is about more than just having the right tools and strategies. It’s also about understanding the psychology behind motivation and willpower.Read More
“From Strength to Strength” by Arthur C. Brooks is a thought-provoking and insightful book that offers a unique perspective on how to achieve success and fulfillment in life. Written by a renowned social scientist and expert on happiness and well-being, the book provides a comprehensive guide to achieving success and happiness, both in one’s personal […]Read More
It’s important to be aware of these negative impacts and to use ChatGPT in a responsible and ethical manner. This can include ensuring that students are still encouraged to develop their own writing skills, providing opportunities for critical thinking, and being aware of potential biases and inaccuracies in the generated text. Additionally, the use of ChatGPT should always be done in accordance with data protection laws and regulations.Read More
I’m 5 weeks into an MIT Sloan School of Management Certificate course called Leading Organizations for High-Velocity Performance. This week’s module addressed how small problems can easily become big ones if left unaddressed. But with the right mindset and approach, you can effectively prevent them from escalating.
Here are a few strategies I learned about, and that you can use to stop small problems from becoming big ones:Read More
Having a growth mindset can help individuals to set more ambitious goals for themselves and to pursue more challenging opportunities. It can also help to develop the skills and knowledge needed for career and professional advancement.
In summary, having a growth mindset can help individuals and organizations to improve their performance, achieve greater success, and foster a positive and productive environmentRead More
what can white-collar workers do to protect their jobs? The key is to focus on developing and honing skills that are difficult to automate. For example, creativity, problem-solving, and critical thinking are all skills that are difficult to replicate with AI. Additionally, building a deep understanding of your industry and staying up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies can help you stay relevant and competitive in today’s rapidly changing job market.Read More
Overall, “Never Finished” by David Goggins is a powerful and inspiring book that offers valuable insights and practical advice for anyone looking to achieve their goals. It’s well-written, relatable, and filled with valuable lessons that can be applied to any area of life.Read More
Remember, winning the lottery is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, so it’s important to think carefully about how you’ll use your winnings. These are just a few creative ideas to consider, but the most important thing is to make sure you’re using your money in a way that brings you happiness and fulfillment.Read More
Remember, spreading joy and love doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. A small act of kindness can have a big impact on someone’s day, and the ripple effect of positivity can be far-reaching. So go out there and spread love and joy in your community today!”Read More
Being remarkable in business and in life requires a combination of hard work, dedication, and the right mindset. By being passionate, authentic, a lifelong learner, resilient, a leader, a good listener, a problem solver, and generous, you can set yourself apart and achieve success in both your professional and personal life.Read More
Setting a SMART goal and breaking it down into actionable steps, and tracking your progress is the most impactful thing you can do today to be more motivated. Having a clear and specific goal to work towards, gives you a sense of purpose and direction, and this can be incredibly motivating.Read More
Hiring an executive coach can be a wise investment in your personal and professional growth. By working with a coach, you can develop the skills you need to advance in your career, achieve your goals, and find greater satisfaction in your work. If you’re looking to take your career to the next level, consider working with an executive coach today.Read More
As technology and research advance, the lines between different fields of study are becoming increasingly blurred. One such intersection is between neuroscience and economics. In recent years, neuroscience has begun to inform our understanding of economics in a number of ways. In this post, we’ll explore five key ways in which neuroscience is informing our understanding of economic behavior.Read More
If you’re looking to boost your productivity and accomplish more each day, you’re not alone. According to a recent survey conducted by Harvard Business Review (HBR), nearly 20,000 professionals from six continents are interested in improving their productivity habits. For me, I can easily say that productive days are the most fulfilling days.Read More
Confidence is an important quality that can help you achieve your goals and live a happier, more fulfilling life. By setting realistic goals, practicing self-care, surrounding yourself with positive people, accepting compliments, and focusing on the positive, you can boost your confidence and feel good about yourself.Read More
Self-management is an important skill that can help you achieve your goals, maintain healthy relationships, and lead a fulfilling life. Here are some tips for how to best manage yourself:Read More
If you’re considering hiring a motivational keynote speaker for your event, there are a few key things to look for to ensure that you get a speaker who will inspire and engage your audience.Read More
Having a huge impact at work can be a rewarding and fulfilling experience. It can also be a great way to advance your career and make a difference in your organization. Here are a few tips on how you can have a huge impact at work:Read More
Resilience is an important trait for individuals to possess, as it helps them bounce back from adversity and challenges. However, bosses should never tell an employee to be resilient, as this places an unfair burden on the employee and shifts the responsibility for addressing workplace issues onto them.Read More
Meetings are an essential part of any business or organization, but they can also be a major time drain and a source of stress. That’s why it’s important to have meeting-free days in your schedule. Here are a few reasons why you need meeting-free days:Read More
Happiness is a subjective and elusive concept that can be difficult to define and even harder to attain. However, there are certain things that can contribute to our overall sense of well-being and contentment. Here are a few secrets to finding happiness in life:Read More
Toxic work cultures can have serious negative effects on employees, leading to increased stress, burnout, and even physical and mental health issues. These negative impacts can ultimately result in a phenomenon known as the “Great Resignation,” where employees choose to leave their jobs in search of a healthier and more positive work environment.Read More
Confidence is an essential quality that can have a huge impact on our lives. It influences how we interact with others, how we approach new challenges, and how we navigate difficult situations. While some people seem to be naturally confident, it’s a quality that can be cultivated and developed over time. Here are a few […]Read More
Time management is a common topic in the world of productivity and self-improvement. We’re constantly told to make lists, set goals, and prioritize tasks in order to make the most of our time. But what if I told you that the key to increasing your productivity and achieving your goals isn’t about managing your time, […]Read More
Feeling uncomfortable is a natural part of life, and it can often be a sign that you’re growing and learning. However, many of us try to avoid discomfort at all costs, which can hold us back from reaching our full potential. Here are some steps you can take to get comfortable being uncomfortable: By learning […]Read More
Starting fresh financially in 2023 can be a daunting task, but it’s also an exciting opportunity to set yourself up for long-term financial success. Here are some steps you can take to get started: By following these steps, you can start fresh financially in 2023 and set yourself up for long-term financial success. Remember to […]Read More
How to make big changes today Are you feeling stuck in a rut? Are you ready to make some big changes in your life but you’re not sure where to start? It can be intimidating to take the leap and make a breakthrough, but it’s also incredibly rewarding. Here are five brave ways to achieve […]Read More
Platitudes won’t help you. I know, I’ve tried to implement them all. They’re frustrating.
Go for it! Live for today! Stay motivated!
I’m more interested in how we can radically improve our lives. How can we stay truly motivated? How can we maintain hyper-efficiencies? How can we stay happy at work? How can we find true fulfillment by cultivating the most attractive aspects of our personalities?Read More
7 Unique & Affordable Gifts for Dad the Whole Family will Love – Even MomRead More
About six years ago, my Dad was losing his battle with ALS and had entered hospice care. After a short visit, I said my goodbyes, and as I left his room, he called out to me and said, “Chris, Keep up the Good Work.” It was entirely out of context and seemed an innocuous statement […]Read More
I don’t have all the answers, and I don’t have any secrets to tell you. What I do have are anchors that have guided me through rough patches. I had a suspicion that they were helping me before this fever dream of a year. Now I’m sure of it.Read More
When you need help, help another. When you need compassion, be compassionate. When you need love, give it freely. When you crave connection, reach out. When you can’t go on any longer, encourage someone. When you need understanding, listen. When you’re angry, try to understand.Read More
It’s been a remarkably awful year. A global pandemic, unscrupulous politicians, biased media pundits. You can be comfortable with being uncomfortable, but 2020 has been insanely difficult to motivate even the most resilient among us.Read More
Too many think that if it doesn’t feel good – you’re not following your passion. Bull. If you have a vision and you know that you have to climb a mountain to get to the top, you’re taking the steps to land on your passion.Read More
I don’t pretend to have all the answers. But lately I’ve been implementing a little trick that has helped me. I think it can help you too.
My agency is growing. We have amazing clients. We also produce a world class conference. The conference and the clients are synergistic events on paper. In execution they are at odds. One takes from the other in time, energy and sweat equity. I needed to clone myself, or find a solution.Read More
I have lots of experience being out of work. It happened to me three times in a two-year span. Five times total throughout my career. I’m only 40, so that’s a pretty impressive streak.
Also – I split up a business partnership. I didn’t read the fine print of our contract. I battled my partner for almost a year. I made almost no money.Read More
I’m an extrovert, and I understand the power of networking. What hurts me is to see introverts not capitalize on the opportunity of an event like the summit. So here are 15 practical tips you can use the next time you’re at an event. I hope you join us at this year’s summit and test them out.Read More
I recently stumbled upon an intriguing article by Nick Hobson over at Inc. that tackles the scientific truth behind emotional intelligence. Now, I have to tell you, this is not your run-of-the-mill, “Be emotionally smart because it’s good for you” spiel. This dives deep into the neuroscience that propels emotional intelligence.
If you’re scratching your head wondering why a tech entrepreneur like myself is enamored by this topic, let me break it down for you. In a world increasingly dominated by AI and algorithms, your Emotional Quotient (EQ) can make you indispensable. But don’t just take my word for it; Daniel Goleman’s seminal book “Emotional Intelligence” blew the lid off this conversation back in 1995.Read More
In a world that never stops evolving, the value of life-long learning cannot be overstated. If you’re not learning, you’re not growing, and if you’re not growing, you’re not moving forward.
In this post, we’ll explore why adopting a life-long learning mindset is your best strategy for success.Read More