REFLECTION is the number one way to develop yourself. …and as much as I wish I could just stop there and make it easy on you…I can’t. I can’t because REFLECTION alone won’t lead to self-improvement. Self-improvement requires REFLECTION + OWNERSHIP. Here’s what I mean by OWNERSHIP… Let’s say you had a pretty bad Read More
What Are Your Mental Constraints?
Over the past few weeks a picture has been circulating on social media forums that is quite comical. This picture is humorous, because it provides an interesting illustration and perspective of how a mental constraint can impact behavior. Whenever I see this picture on a social forum I always take a moment to read the Read More
5 Life Lessons From Dr. Maya Angelou
A few weeks ago, I shared a blog post titled, “5 Virtual Mentors That Changed My Life”. I had originally planned to add two more virtual mentors, but the post started getting long. If I had added the two additional mentors, Maya Angelou would have made the list along with Frederick Douglass. Thus, this week’s blog Read More
3 Ways To Download SUCCESS Into Your Life
Success doesn’t just happen, it takes intention and work. The human brain operates just like a computer. Very similar to the way we download apps onto our smartphones, we also download the inputs by which our brain will determine our thoughts, moods and emotions. Here are three ways you can begin downloading success into your life Read More
Does The World Revolve Around You?
There are 7.2 billion humans alive on this planet. Most of the time we give no thought to them, nursing the belief that the world revolves solely around us. The truth? The world revolved before we were born and will continue to revolve long after we return to the dust. This world doesn’t revolve around Read More
Control Your Mind, Control Your World
Recently a friend of mine was scanning through the music on my iPhone. As he perused my music he came across my ‘Morning’ playlist. After reviewing the songs in this playlist he asked, “Why do you have a ‘Morning’ playlist?”I smiled and responded, “Let’s listen to a few of the songs then you tell me.”He Read More
3 Inspirational Lessons from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Dr. King has been a source of inspiration for me, since I was a child. It was Dr. King (by way of my elementary school teachers) who first introduced me to the idea of dreaming and standing steadfast in a dream. To honor Dr. King, on the day that has been set aside to celebrate his Read More