Basic Training for the Mind (no buzzcut required) Many years ago, I went through basic training when I entered the U.S. Air Force Academy. I remember dealing with the loneliness of being away from home, fear of screaming cadre, grueling… Read More
Mental Toughness: A Warrior’s Edge
Mike Tyson said, “Everyone has a plan ‘til they get punched in the mouth”. As we reel from this “punch” to our lives and businesses, we’re trying to figure out how to move forward and keep fighting. And Rocky said,… Read More
Eat the Bananas!
Maybe you’ve been there. You go to the grocery store and get a nice, fresh bunch of bananas and proudly set them on your countertop at home. But, you think, “I’ve got time to eat them, they look so good,… Read More
Keep Casting Your Net
To keep our warrior spirit strong and our careers evergreen, we need new opportunities and goals to pursue, we must keep casting our nets. How many times have you stumbled across an opportunity that showed up through casual conversation,… Read More
Are You Playing to Win – Or Not to Lose?
This is a critical question that defines the quality of our lives and careers. The differences between the two modes are so subtle that it can escape the attention of both outside observers and that of the person it’s happening… Read More
I was at a conference recently having a conversation with an attendee about the challenges to time management, especially from online distractions and cell phone game apps that, according to an article in Time Magazine, are actually created to be… Read More