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July 2, 2018
When we are powerful

NOTHING “brings” you joy!

Nothing brings you joy. Similarly, nothing makes you anxious. You CREATE every state you ever experience with the way you CHOOSE to think. When you think well, you feel great. When you think poorly, you feel bad. Simple as that.
June 27, 2018

TOUGH TALKS: Julie Bauke
Career Strategist, The Bauke Group

The vast majority of people polled report being dissatisfied with their jobs. Far from in love with them. And “job” is the place where most of us spend most of our lives. Our guest today is Chief Strategic Career Advisor at The Bauke Group, Julie Bauke. Julie is a no nonsense, self-proclaimed “Fierce Advocate” for not settling but rather for proactively co-creating your ideal vocation.
June 25, 2018

Because It’s Fun!

One of the most profound observations that I've made over the years is that humans are at their best when they feel their best. Which means we all have tremendous incentive to become more masterful at creating the high vibe moods - feeling great. The biggest mistake that I observe people making in the pursuit of excellence and their dreams is...
June 18, 2018
Embracing Uncertainty

Embracing Uncertainty

Uncertainty is the design of the universe in which we exist, from which we emerged. It's the nature of our universe, and is also therefore our very own nature. We've been taught to fear that uncertainty. And that's bad teaching.
May 3, 2018
I turned 50 today!

Fitty for 50 – A Gift to You

My gift to myself was my “Fifty or 50 Project” where I shed 50 pounds in 4 months (it was actually 56 lbs in a little less time than that)! And my birthday gift TO YOU is here in this message.
April 19, 2018

TOUGH TALKS: Adam Archuleta
Former NFL Star, Current NFL Host

Adam knew from early youth that he wanted to be a professional American Football player. That’s true for a lot of kids. But one of the distinguishing factors about Adam is that he skipped over hoping and wishing and got straight into deciding.
April 13, 2018
Don't Believe Your Thoughts

Don’t Believe Your Thoughts

I have a mind, but I am not my mind. I have a brain, but I am not my brain. I have thoughts, but I am not my thoughts. A favorite mantra of mine, and an amazing rule of thumb: Whenever you are feeling anything even remotely unpleasant, it is for one reason and one reason only. In that moment you are believing a thought that is simply not true. That's amazing news because...
April 4, 2018

J’Lein Liese, Ph.D.

How has my life been impacted because of the world that I live in? How do I want to impact the world because I have lived in it? Dr. Liese is an international expert in leadership, strategy execution, communication, change management, and conflict resolution. She works extensively in acute-conflict areas. Most recently, in the Middle East and previously throughout Africa.
April 3, 2018

Surrender to Uncertainty

We can't know what's going to happen next. We can guess with a reasonable degree of certainty, based on historical observation, but even a great degree of certainty contains a degree of uncertainty as well. So we get to make a choice here. We can either be cool with uncertainty (which is freedom), or we can struggle against it (which is hell).
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