DUnderstanding what motivates people in 2019 is a challenge that every business and organization must understand. The question of motivation and how you can motivate people is a difficult one to answer. Daniel Pink’s book Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us contextualizes the shift in how human motivation has evolved, where we are failing, and what... Continue Reading →
February Goals Progress Report As I mentioned in my January Goals Progress Report, I am going to publish a monthly review on how I am tracking towards my goals. For my February Goals Progress Report, I had a series of success and some other areas I fell short. I learned about what works well for me,... Continue Reading →
If you are anything like me then lifestyle design and having the freedom to live your best life is something you care deeply about. Designing your ideal life takes careful considerations of your values, needs, and wants. It requires you to do soul searching and take time to understand who you are today and who... Continue Reading →
The main problem with this great obsession for Saving Time is very simple: you can’t Save time. You can only spend it. But you can spend it wisely or foolishly.
Each month, I’m going to provide a monthly 2019 goals progress report on how I’m tracking to my yearly, monthly and daily goals. I’ve learned the importance of not just setting a SMART goal or a vision, but actually taking tangible steps to achieve those goals. Without action, your goals are merely wishes. The most... Continue Reading →
Fact-based decision making is crucial in today’s world. Whether it is in business or your personal life data and facts are necessary to support quality decisions. The issue is that most people have a skewed outdated worldview.
Happy 2019 everyone! What a wild 2018 it was for the markets with all of the volatility. If you’ve been watching your 401k, stocks were on a roller coaster ride in 2018. As we kick-off 2019 it doesn’t appear that the volatility will slow down between the trade war between the US & China heating... Continue Reading →
I finished Meditations by Marcus Aurelius a few days ago and have been reflecting on the Stoic ideals he discussed. Marcus Aurelius was a Roman Emperor who followed Stoic philosophy and wrote his own personal experience and take on the philosophy. What is Stoicism? Stoicism is a philosophy that focuses on virtue as the primary... Continue Reading →
Grit - what do you think of when you hear the word grit? Is it a professional athlete's video montage of their extra hours in the weight room mastering their craft (shout out to Eric Thomas's videos)? Or a persistent student pulling an all-nighter before a big exam? Grit is a characteristic that we associate... Continue Reading →