Everything You Need, You Are Today

It’s amazing how much time we spend on the outside looking in. What if we flipped the lens? Think about it . . . even the most well-intentioned personal development efforts measure where you’ll be against where you’ve been, aligning strategic actions to promote smooth and uninterrupted progress along a predetermined path. External controls internal, … Continue reading Everything You Need, You Are Today

Happiness: The Lens Through Which We View The World

Fallout from the pandemic continues to provide opportunities for incredible personal insight. The most recent example involved a family gathering at our home in Central Florida. This would be the first time in years that my siblings and I would all be together, with our dad, in one place. Like most such gatherings, food featured … Continue reading Happiness: The Lens Through Which We View The World

How Exposure To Change Fuels Discovery Of Your True Purpose

October marks the traditional beginning of Harvest, a period of reaping in spiritual joy and happiness what had been sowed, tended, and nurtured over time. Harvest also highlights the importance of remaining in the moment and embracing change with gratitude: Planning for next year’s crop depends on the outcome of this year’s harvest. Every element … Continue reading How Exposure To Change Fuels Discovery Of Your True Purpose

Cultural Competence Breeds Brand Confidence

Occasionally, a product or service comes along that creates a magical new space, revolutionizing a market or industry and leaving a permanent thumbprint on the world. Like urban sprawl, it doesn’t take long for others to identify a new opportunity, shifting pursuit of their dreams to this developing landscape, pinning hopes on the promise of … Continue reading Cultural Competence Breeds Brand Confidence

How To Safely Navigate A Critical Conversation

Sooner or later, it’s going to happen. Faced with having a conversation you’d rather not have; you’ll hear the clock ticking in the background and recognize the urgency of the moment. Still, a part of you wishes it would all just go away, that if a pair of red shoes worked for Dorothy, they might … Continue reading How To Safely Navigate A Critical Conversation

Facing Fear First Step To Easing Anxiety Over Uncertain Future

Fear is an emotion triggered by the real or perceived threat of danger. Subject to more judgement than other universal emotions such as happiness, anger, disgust, and surprise, it is perhaps the most relatable. Fear exists to ensure we avoid harm, which makes it incredibly helpful when we need it most. This penchant to protect … Continue reading Facing Fear First Step To Easing Anxiety Over Uncertain Future

Three Words Reveal An Undeniable Truth: Leadership Is Organic

Leadership is organic. It is a living, breathing, carbon-based complex process. Like all living things, true leadership possesses an incredible, inherent strength, in balance with a delicate, almost fragile sense of vulnerability.  Grassroots at its best, it must be nurtured to bear fruit. Leadership is also the innate ability to make others feel as you … Continue reading Three Words Reveal An Undeniable Truth: Leadership Is Organic

Living Through Change At The Speed Of Life

Athletes refer to it as the speed of the game. To compete at The Next Level requires adapting inherent ability to the environment around you. Players are bigger, stronger, more experienced. The game is no longer a hobby, but an obsession. Everything moves faster in real time. Judgement defaults to instinct, the product of meticulous … Continue reading Living Through Change At The Speed Of Life

How The Right Action Items Transform Your Personal Development

Dreams are the perfect platform from which to launch your personal journey toward a better tomorrow. Their hope and optimism fuel an inherent desire to perform, powerful enough to lift and shift self-confidence, guiding alignment of authentic intentions with Personal Goals and Objectives. But goals without action remain dreams. Step 4 within our Personal Development … Continue reading How The Right Action Items Transform Your Personal Development

Business or Personal? Your Answer Defines Effort You Invest In Personal Growth

Even the most foolproof recipes benefit from having the right ingredients, in the proper ratio, sourced and harvested within a sustainable environment. The same patience and thoughtful consideration will influence our search for meaningful personal development activities. One of the more challenging aspects of structuring an impactful Personal Development Plan (PDP) is the creation of Personal … Continue reading Business or Personal? Your Answer Defines Effort You Invest In Personal Growth