Month: July 2017

There is no competition at the top.

**Disclaimer, don’t read if you want to stay mediocre. As Tim Ferriss says, “Doing the unrealistic is easier than doing the realistic.” The competition is fiercest for realistic goals because you’re sifting through everyone else who is shooting for mediocre, for average. It takes as much energy to be average as it does to be…

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Are You a Bloodsucker?

The informal definition of bloodsucker is “a person who extorts money or otherwise lives off other people.” I see these people sit in the passenger seat or being the proverbial back seat driver. This is likely to happen in all parts of your life: your relationship, work, family, and health. The time is now.  Take…

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The Best Piece of Advice

Gavin asked me last night what the best piece of advice I’ve ever received was. EVER! After a few minutes of thinking about what I’ve thought about the most, it was easy to share the story. I was preparing to present about 9-10 years ago and after hours of prep, the Powerpoint created (gross, I…

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Be Present In The Moment

With the 4th of July nearing, I see more physical complaints and I just put 2 and 2 together: it’s the holiday. Yes, every holiday I see these changes in the parents and kids: a bunch of stress. Not only the physical part of a holiday — the planning, the people, the expectation we put…

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