“If you are going to be wrong then be wrong confidently”

As a kid, I never raised my hand in school.  Why?  Because I was struggled in school and I was afraid if I tried to answer a question and was wrong that I would look bad. As I grew older, the pressure to be right only became greater.  But then I enlisted in the military and recieved some of the greatest advice of my life in basic training... I learned that you cannot allow of … Continue reading “If you are going to be wrong then be wrong confidently”

How to create a kick-@$$ to-do list:

Have you ever looked at a to-do list and wondered how you would possibly get it all done? I have countless times.  Without strong time management skills combined with the right motivation, to-do list can become overwhelming very quickly as they only grow bigger. Within this three minute post, I will explain the system I created for crushing any to-do list you make. I decided to write this post after a close friend of mine … Continue reading How to create a kick-@$$ to-do list:

Are you willing to admit when you’re wrong? Most people aren’t…

(One minute read about the power of self-accountability!) What makes being wrong so difficult but being right so satisfying?  Why is it that we love knowing we won an argument but hate admitting when we lost?  Maybe this doesn't apply to everyone but only the truly self-aware will admit if it does.  What about you?  Does this sound familiar?  If so, keep reading... Would you believe me if I told you that the moment I … Continue reading Are you willing to admit when you’re wrong? Most people aren’t…

The secret to resolving conflict…

I love when people ask me why I studied conflict management in college.  My answer is typically pretty simple; if there's one constant in life, it's that conflict is inevitable.  No matter where we look, there's conflict.  We face conflict at work, conflict at home, conflict in our relationships and with friends, and we face internal conflict within ourselves.  We can't escape it; we can only become better at handling it and managing how it … Continue reading The secret to resolving conflict…

Quitting is only hard the first time

If you start something - you finish it.  That is a lesson that most of us learned growing up.  Whether it was a sports team, after school program, yard work - it didn't matter.  My father told me, "When you start something, you finish it - no matter what". Of course as a kid, I hated that.  Kids get bored easily, especially when things aren't going their way and very rarely did things go my … Continue reading Quitting is only hard the first time

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