What is Unacceptable for Your Life and the Legacy You Want to Leave Behind?

“In life, you get what you tolerate.” — Mike Ditka I love this quote because there are so many layers to it, and so many ways you can apply it to life. Here’s how I’m currently rephrasing it: “What you accept, you become. What you reject, you avoid.” Though I’m sure my fellow psychologists will …

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Why Most Annual Reviews Suck

It’s that time of year again when everyone becomes self-reflective, navigates their existential crises because they didn’t accomplish “enough,” and sets lofty goals as if the demarcation from one calendar year to the next represents crossing the threshold into a new version of themselves who magically has more discipline, clarity, and limitless possibilities in front …

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3 Lessons on Gratitude

Hey everybody, Here’s another batch of actionable insights to start your week off right, so you can be more intentional with how you live, work, and create. Let’s get started. ​Insight 1: Practice gratitude daily This past week was Thanksgiving in the US, which tends to remind people to be grateful for what they have. …

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Why simplicity, play, and a willingness to fail are the keys to happiness and success.

Hey everybody, Here’s another batch of actionable insights to start your week off right, so you can be more intentional with how you live, work, and create. Let’s get started. ​Insight 1: A simple life is a happy life When most people think of minimalism, they either think of a guy who lives in an …

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How to pursue excellence and ambition…without all the negatives

Hey everybody, Here’s another batch of actionable insights to start your week off right, so you can be more intentional with how you live, work, and create. Let’s get started. ​Insight 1: Practice groundedness For many people, the desire to be more drives them to do more. Before they realize it, they’re caught up in checking their emails during …

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How to live with intention, Paul Graham’s advice on overcoming fear, and lessons in strategy consulting

Hey everybody, Here’s another batch of actionable insights to start your week off right, so you can be more intentional with how you live, work, and create. Let’s get started. Insight 1: Share what you’ve learned I turned 34 yesterday (if you’re in the UK, I appreciate all the fireworks. I’m sure they’re meant to …

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