How Playing it Cool Fries Your Brain… Tell Me About it, Stud

3 minute read Did you ever notice how the cooler you play it the more stifled you get? The amount of energy that you put into acting like you have it all together, so you don't show that you're unsure or unable fills your brain with such a mega capacity of fear that it's surprising … Continue reading How Playing it Cool Fries Your Brain… Tell Me About it, Stud

The G.E.M. of Making Decisions on Your Own Terms

This is the last post from a three-part series on decision making. If you missed the past two you can find them here: Gold Digging Your Way to Better Decision Making and How Vanilla Ice Helps Me Make Better Decisions. This is a special post as it's in response to a reader's comment of:  I … Continue reading The G.E.M. of Making Decisions on Your Own Terms

The Importance of Being a Perspective Detective

3 minute read It’s anger. It’s sadness. It’s confusion and frustration. When our thoughts and beliefs are questioned or receive any push back, we tighten up, rev up, gear up for the fight. We become uptight and ready to pounce. We will prove them wrong once and for all. We will plow through everything to … Continue reading The Importance of Being a Perspective Detective

How Can Ten Seconds Change Your Day?

1 minute read What would happen if you started each day taking a moment to sit in bed and breathe? Just a few seconds. How different would your day be? How would your first interaction be with your partner? Your kids? Your pets? Your friends? The barista? The guy at the light next to you? … Continue reading How Can Ten Seconds Change Your Day?

Here’s a Natural & Clear Way to Memorize Your Talk

2 minute read Do you ever get gripped with fear that you won't have your talk memorized in time? Or maybe that you will have rehearsed it so much that you come out sounding more robotic than human? Here is a no-fail way to curb that anxiety. Again, it's a three-step process to keep you … Continue reading Here’s a Natural & Clear Way to Memorize Your Talk

Here’s a Quick Way to Deal With Mistakes

You know how in movies there is more than one take per scene? It's the rare actor (yes, even Meryl and Daniel have their days) who can nail it the first time through. They may rehearse and practice and for some reason they trip up. Their tongues gets tied. They freeze. They go blank. Then … Continue reading Here’s a Quick Way to Deal With Mistakes