​In his book This is Marketing, Seth Godin encourages people to “Begin by choosing people based on what they dream of, believe, and want, not based on what they look like. As I sat and…

In the book Flow in Sports, the authors say “the future is a road under construction.” When we get caught up in the things we’ve yet to accomplish, or the person we haven’t become, we…

Intrinsic motivation refers to behavior that is driven by internal rewards. In other words, the motivation to engage in a behavior arises from within the individual because it is naturally satisfying to you. This contrasts…

Tom Brady was the 199th pick in his draft year. He was the fourth-string quarterback for the Patriots. Playing time didn’t seem likely. On the first day of practice, he walked up to Bob Kraft,…

Honor Your Commitments: Start by honoring the ones you’ve made to yourself. Then honor the ones you’ve made to others. You’ll gain trust, enhance your reputation, and increase your credibility. If you’re struggling to honor…

Integrity is doing what you say you’re going to do. There’s profound power to honoring your commitments. Start by honoring the commitments you’ve made to yourself. Schedule your commitments on your calendar. If you’re struggling…

With good art, we can soothe our pain, soften our hearts, and lift ourselves up when we’re down. It inspires us, enlightens us, shapes us, and molds us. Without good art, the world would be…

When we ignore the small things, they cascade into bigger things. When you delay a small task that might take a few minutes by a day, it can turn into a series of small tasks…

There are some simple habits that will transform anyone into a prolific writer. But first, let’s talk about why it’s worth it to become one.  Within 6 months of developing a daily writing habit, I made…

Self-expression is the path to self-discovery. If we don’t express ourselves, how can we know ourselves? Whether we’re putting words on paper, paint on a canvas, or telling a story through the lens of a…