We all know that the best way to build muscle is through resistance training. Resistance training is a form of exercise using weights, rubber bands or your own bodyweight to provide resistance to various muscles. This resistance causes the muscle to strain or fail which forces it to grow stronger over time.
We’ve all been there. Scanning the room with wide-eyes, nervously fidgeting with your shirt sleeve and taking in a room full of professionals donning name tags, unsure of where to even begin. According to a global survey conducted by LinkedIn, 85% of professionals consider networking important to career success, while one-third of professionals still struggle… Read More
Most of us business people have great ideas from time to time. The typical response to our good ideas is to seek lots of affirmation. In the pursuit of affirmation, business people reach out to their friends to get feedback. There are two big problems with this.
When it comes to motivation, we are all “leaky buckets.” We have all had the experience of hearing an awesome motivational speaker who inspires us to commit to change and get ready to take our success to the next level. However, we have also all experienced that motivation and commitment dissipate within a few weeks…. Read More
If you are a parent or if you are on social media, you know that it’s back to school time. Children and young adults are busy getting their class schedules, books and school supplies to prepare for another year of learning and growth. What a great time for us industry professionals to think about “going… Read More
This is a very serious question. Do you love you? Do you love you just the way you are right now? Many people seem like they don’t really love who they are right now. Perhaps they aren’t happy with their health, or income, or relationships, etc.
Business and life can be stressful. Most folks I know work hard to achieve great things in the future. And live with great regrets about past failures. Few of us know how to just enjoy the present, which is all we really have. The past is gone. The future isn’t here yet. The present is… Read More
In our last post about Emotional Intelligence (EI), we covered what it is, how to recognize it in the people around you, and a few real-life examples of EI in action. Now that we have the basics down, how can we work to develop or strengthen our own EI for more personal and professional success?… Read More
“Emotional Intelligence: The ability to understand the way people feel and react and to use this skill to make good judgements and to avoid or solve problems.” The Cambridge Dictionary What is Emotional Intelligence? The concept of emotional intelligence (EI) started gaining ground in 1995 with a book called Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter… Read More
I talk with lots of people that want to change. Change their income. Change their health. Change their relationships. Change is hard. In fact, change is impossible. You have proven this to yourself over and over again. Most people who want change, want it fast. C’mon – we have fast food, instant coffee, same-day delivery… Read More
To what lengths do you go to protect your valuables? Lock your home? Lock your car? Security system and cameras on your home? Alarm system on your car? Many people I know do all the above and more. But they are leaving the door wide open for the biggest thief of all. Who is the… Read More
No matter where you are in this business, how much you have accomplished or what level of success you have achieved, there is always a next level. Many of you reading this may have the mental scars and bruises to show for your hard work. For some, those scars and bruises may be piling up… Read More