Coaching

May 2, 2018

Is Motivation JUST An Inside Job? 3 Ways That Your Environment Affects Your Success

What really motivates you? Do things that nudge you into action come from something outside of you, or are you motivated strictly by your inner wisdom? We all have varying degrees of inner and outer motivation. But which one is more significant? Sometimes answering that question feels like that age-old debate about “nature vs. environment.” Sure, inner and outer influences both matter. But which one is ultimately more important? I personally lean harder towards intrinsic motivation. […]
April 24, 2018

Is “Hustle” Really Necessary? 3 Signs That You’re Pushing Too Hard For Your Own Good

Seems like you can’t get online these days without seeing some guru talking about the “hustle.” The message seems to be that if you want to build something big, you’ve got to give it ALL up. Things like sleeping. Eating. Health. Family. Oh, and of course, your sanity. But is there a middle ground? Can you reach your full potential without burying yourself under a ton of exhaustion? In other words, is the HUSTLE really […]
June 8, 2017

The One Thing We Keep Missing About Millennials

“Kids these days.” “None of them have any work ethic.” “I’m worried for our future.” Have you ever heard any of these phrases uttered about the youngest generation, typically referred to as Millennials? Have you maybe even uttered them aloud yourself? I’m pretty sure I just said something in a similar vein to a friend I was visiting with at the pool last weekend. Shame on me. It’s easy to point out what the up and […]
May 11, 2017

The Role of Enabler

In today’s video blog, I share an insight I discovered while watching a Postive Parenting webinar. The webinar itself is great and you can sign up for the webinar at this link. But this insight reminded me how easy it is to complain about the behavior of other people when they don’t live up to our expectations. It’s not so easy to take a hard look in the mirror and admit that maybe we’ve enabled […]