Rummaging through an old musty stack of well worn books, my eye was for some reason drawn to a tattered green volume, that looks as though it had been passed over by a hundred previous hands. I picked it up and flipping though the aged pages felt a surge of anticipation flow through me. A … Continue reading How to Find Wisdom… from Anton Checkov and a “Grim, Drunken Face”
God uniquely designed you to truly love your life! My question is.. do you" Bookstores and blogs fill our world with quick fix promises for a better life. But none can offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Everyone I know WANTS to love life! But most people seem to find the notion all to elusive! Perhaps this … Continue reading How to Create a Life You Love… 100% Guaranteed!
Have you ever met a person who seems to have an endless supply of incredible stories from great life experiences in their past? These people always seem to be able to make connection with others and contribute to conversations in meaningful ways. Their breadth of perspective makes them influential in relationships, conversations and meetings. The … Continue reading 4 Ways to Cultivate Great Life Experiences
Have you ever looked another person and thought to yourself, "Man, I would love to have that kind of influence!" All too often when we consider the success of others, we fail to realize their success was forged through a series of life long factors that can't easily be replicated. Over the past few years I have thought, read … Continue reading The Only 3 Ways to Increase Your Influence!
If we want to stand out from the crowd, we need to continue growing, learning and acquiring knowledge. There are really only three resources at our disposal to accomplish this; experience, conversation and reading. Every person of great influence has leveraged these three resources to the best of their ability. The 3 Way to Develop Your … Continue reading Stand Out From the Crowd: Tip 12 – Never Stop Learning
Mike Libecki is an adventurer of the highest order. He has trekked, climbed, sailed, skied and bushwhacked his way across every continent on over 60 expeditions He has ventured into the most remote corners of the world. He was named one of the National Geographic Adventurers of the Year, and is recognized international as one of … Continue reading 3 Words That Lead to a Great Life: “Don’t Ration Passion”
Max Levchin, co-founder of PayPal and a range other big time Silicon Valley juggernauts, has a simple yet powerful life philosophy. Hard. Valuable. Fun. His genius and success have been built on an unrelenting commitment to only work on projects that meet these three criteria. A recent article by Fast Company Magazine offers a fascinating … Continue reading One Grip Higher: Hard. Valuable. Fun.
If you want to get One Grip Higher ... don't play Jenga! Everybody has played Jenga at least once. This game, with a stack of 54 wooden, rectangular blocks was invented in the 1970's and essential requires players to remove blocks one at a time until the whole structure collapses. In a meeting with co-workers … Continue reading One Grip Higher: Quit Playing Jenga with Your Life!