Making 2018 Better Than 2017
Part 3 of 4 What does 2018 have in store? Some things may seem out of your control, but there is no good outcome that can occur by spending time thinking about them. Rather, invest time in creating a vision of your new year that inspires and empowers you to do what is in your […]
Step 6 to Career Happiness: Refine! It is and it isn’t a Numbers Game
A lot of people do not follow step five to happiness, asking for help, because they assume that the reasons they are not able to land the job that they want after making a concerted effort are beyond their control, or worse, that the problem is them. In other words, they feel beyond help. […]
Step 2 to Career Happiness
Some people grow up believing that they can do anything. Some people have parents that reinforce this belief. When you grow up under these conditions, you develop a very friendly perception of the world. You perceive very few limits and are attuned to identifying and leveraging resources to achieve goals. You are apt to try things […]
Get in the Game
Was it hard to tell this Monday from any other Monday at work? Can you remember the last time you felt triumphant at work? Has it been more than three years since your last big professional growth spurt? Your answers may reveal that you have been coasting. Sometimes we need to coast, like when […]
For What Are You Willing to Sacrifice?
I sit astounded at how many made the ultimate sacrifice. God bless those who were willing to leave their loved ones, put themselves in hell on earth, and give their life to secure a safe, prosperous life of freedom for future generations. My Uncle Barry fought in D-Day, and made it home to receive […]
Now More Than Ever, Empathy and EQ Are Critical
THIS IS NOT A POLITICAL POST. Now more than ever, in a divided country in conflict, organizations and employees will need to find ways to bridge the chasms that continue to grow between ideologies in order to enable an optimized future for us all. Should these adults just be able to suck it up, work […]
What Do You Want on Your Tombstone?
You might have heard that the most significant part of the tombstone is not the epitaph, but the dash between your birth date and your death date. What will the dash mean to the people you leave behind? Will you have had the chance to fulfill your highest purpose? Is that even really important? […]
The Chicken or Egg Quandary: Happiness or Success?
What comes first? Happiness or success? I have a client who is unhappy at his job (hence why he engaged me, obviously). He makes great money, when he is performing, but his compensation is highly commission based. When he’s not performing, he’s not making great money. Due to life changes, he NEEDS to catch […]
Is a Prevalent Thought Creating an American Epidemic?
In a MindValley podcast Marisa Peer, once touted as Britain’s best therapist, talked about the prevalence of the thought, “I am not enough.” She discussed its limiting impact on people worldwide. Ms. Peer called it the biggest disease affecting humanity and attributed it not just to unhappiness, but illness. The way she presented this […]
Stop Suffering in Silence…NOW!
I don’t know if I like April anymore. At all. Two years ago after the passing of my nephew on his 28th birthday, I urged you to take immediate action to make yourself happier and more fulfilled in the 40 hours you spend at work. This week a 22-year-old and a 41-year-old were buried on […]