Pillar #4: Empowering your team “Impressive teams are made up of impressive individuals.” Welcome to the fourth and final post of this four-part series. In this post, I am going to talk about empowering your team and how to better leverage the strengths of our teammates. We’ll discuss what it means to have a growth … Continue reading WE ARE ALL ATHLETES | ACTIVATE YOUR ATHLETE MINDSET (P4)
Pillar #3: Possible vs. Impossible "Open your mind to your possibilities vs. your impossibilities." If you read my last two posts, you’ll know that this is the third post of a four-part series. In this post, we are going to talk about the third pillar of the athlete mindset about fixating on our possibilities vs. … Continue reading WE ARE ALL ATHLETES | ACTIVATE YOUR ATHLETE MINDSET (P3)
Pillar #2: Fail Forward "We all have it within ourselves to push through." If you haven’t read my last article, this is the second post of a four-part series. In this post, we are going to focus on the second pillar of the athlete mindset, what it means to Fail Forward. We’ll see how failing … Continue reading WE ARE ALL ATHLETES | ACTIVATE YOUR ATHLETE MINDSET (P2)
Pillar #1: Activate Gratitude "Practice being more grateful, more frequently." Before we get going, let me share a secret with you... The athlete mindset isn't solely reserved for athletes; it’s something we can all activate. Whether you are an athlete, a business leader, entrepreneur, employee, volunteer, or otherwise; anyone can use an athlete mindset to … Continue reading WE ARE ALL ATHLETES | ACTIVATE YOUR ATHLETE MINDSET (P1)
We all know goal setting is important, but why do we set goals? I mean aside from the obvious, “to get things done” or to achieve your most meaningful aspirations, goal setting’s value can be summed up in one word: motivation. Goals are the fuel on the fire of ambition that drives us forwards. Along … Continue reading GOAL SETTING | THE RED BULL 400
Have you ever wondered what makes you, you? Most of us haven’t given much conscious thought to our own identities. You kind of are something, or you are not. We inadvertently shift and shape our identity based on our desires, experiences, personalities, beliefs, and labels we give ourselves. To some, identity is something we inherit, … Continue reading YOUR IDENTITY AUDIT
As summer comes to an end - after what was hopefully an exciting, fun-filled few months - it's a time to shift gears, refocus on your goals, put your nose to the grindstone, and in some cases, to take on new challenges. Some people will prioritize working off their "summer bod's," which aren't as chiseled … Continue reading HOW TO “FILL YOUR CUP”
We've all heard the saying: "if it ain't broke, don't fix it." But what about: "if it's broke, don't fix it?" Much of the accepted and underlying psychology behind this statement can be summed up with one word: Rebuilding Rebuilding your relationships, your business, your house, your trust, your LIFE… it all sounds good in … Continue reading IF IT’S BROKE, DON’T FIX IT.
It’s like competing in The X-Games It’s like completing a Master’s Thesis It’s like a Humanitarian Aid Project It’s more fulfilling than you can ever imagine. https://youtu.be/wiqL0TPHn58 It's like the X-Games… One thing I’ve noticed over the last few years I’ve had public speaking is that speaking is a lot like competitive freestyle skiing. In both … Continue reading WHAT’S IT LIKE DOING A TED TALK?
TEDx Stanley Park - March 4th, 2017 As I prepare to take the stage in just two days, I reflect on the TEDxStanleyPark journey thus far. It occurs to me, if for some reason I weren't able to deliver my talk, I am completely fulfilled. The Prize is in the Journey, not the Destination. Don't get … Continue reading THE PRIZE IS THE JOURNEY, NOT THE DESTINATION