Now is an excellent moment to start that blog you always wanted to start, to write that book you always wanted to write, to launch that podcast you always wanted to launch, to become the video maker you always wanted to be. There's hardship around us, and it takes courage to think forward. If you … Continue reading Create
Being humble is a great way to go about tackling a new challenge. Humble keeps you grounded (the word actually comes from latin humus, that means earth), and it frees you from the need of having all the answers. When you are humble, you have time to explore, to audit, to find out, and eventually … Continue reading Humble
Fear means you care. Fear means you will think twice. Fear means long-term matters to you. Fear means you are learning. Fear means you are not alone. Fear is good, and when you accept it in your life, name it, verbalize it, it is a lot less scary than you think.
Why are you so involved in this quarrel? It is an honest question to ask yourself, particularly when things stall and no progress is made towards a resolution. More often than not, we discuss to feed our ego. Of course, we believe our perspective is the right one (the people we are discussing with do … Continue reading Quarreling
Asking others to do better, to be better is missing perspective. A more productive approach would be enquiring about what you can do to enable them to do better, to be better. And follow up with what is needed. An even more productive approach would be to figure out how you can do better, be … Continue reading Do better
.. is not always newsworthy. After you have landed that job you so much wanted, often the most exciting part is showing up every day to do your best. When you make a resolution to change an unhealthy habit, most of the time peak adrenaline is in the moment you make up your mind, and … Continue reading What happened next …
What game are you playing? If you feel like you've been losing for too long now, most likely it is the wrong game you are playing. There is a chance for you to reconsider all that is involved: the rules, the playing field, the competitors, even what winning eventually means. But you can do that … Continue reading Changing the game