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How To Get In The Zone In Athletics . . .

How To Get In The Zone In Athletics The ZONE, Flow, Peak Performance…. Ahhhh. It’s a magical, zen like place where everything goes right, we can’t miss, time stands still, and most importantly, in that moment- we are IN THE MOMENT. I’ve been in a zone twice in my entire life that I can accurately […]

Three Types Of An Active Listener

  The Three Types Of An Active Listener If I’m uncomfortable or interviewing someone, I’ll employ this motto- Listen and learn rather than talk and tell. One of my podcast guests, Dave Meltzer eloquently calls it to be more interestED than interestING.  Curiosity is a super power. Curiosity is a super power. Click To Tweet […]

Get At Big Picture Goals By Simply Doing This One Thing

Get At Big Picture Goals By Simply Doing This One Thing During a marathon, there are ups & downs. I do not think life is like a marathon however, I believe it’s much more arduous and resembles a 100-mile trail run.  Completing marathons used to be my goal, but now, they are just training runs. […]

4 Ways To Increase Your Best Happiness Status

  4 Ways To Increase Your Best Happiness Status Regression to the mean is a simple concept. If a variable exists that is outside of the mean, it is an outlier, and then the subsequent point or variable will be eventually be closer to the mean.  There is a baseline level in every area of […]

How Positive Must I Be To Change My Mood?

How Positive Must I Be To Change My Mood? Walking out of a coffee shop, my hands were full.  The door opened up from someone walking in (with perfect timing I might add). They walked in first, but strangely, they didn’t hold the door open and I had to do the stop the door trick […]

Why 2020 Halloween Is More Important Than Ever Before | |

Why 2020 Halloween Is More Important Than Ever Before I wasn’t always a massive Halloween honk. I still don’t have a yard full of gravesites or skeletons.  And I was certainly never a hater. I recall my wife and I once checking out a church (sans kids) and one of the fellow members shared that […]

How To Re-Create Momentum After The Pandemic Paralyzed Us

How to Re-Create Momentum After The Pandemic Paralyzed Us The stay-at-home order and pandemic resulted in temporary paralysis. It still continues.  Life already has a lot of stops & starts. The pandemic merely added another heavy layer.  Personally, I find myself stopping mid-stride into a building only to turn around and go grab my mask. […]

How To Be The Hinge For Others |

How to Be The Hinge For Others In 2009, photographer, Jitu Kalita was exploring a barren river island in India named Majuli Island. What amazed Jitu was that after miles of desolate space, he came across something strange; a massive dense forest. He met a man during his exploration, Jadav Payeng, who single-handedly planted and […]