The Fallacy of Multitasking

The Fallacy of Multitasking

In Stella Collins book, Neuroscience for Learning and Development, she mentions research by David Rock who likens multitasking to trying to keep multiple actors on stage at the same time, all of whom demand the limelight. Multitasking impacts your working memory,...
Unsticking Your Mindset with Mimika Cooney

Unsticking Your Mindset with Mimika Cooney

This is a two-part interview with Mimika Cooney, a leading faith-based mindset Metacog trainer and high-performance coach. She’s known as the personal trainer for your mind because she empowers ambitious Christian women to unstick their minds, develop emotional...
The Three Keys to Escaping the Rat Race

The Three Keys to Escaping the Rat Race

The late Bob Proctor was the one who gave me the advice I needed to finally escape the rat race once and for all. Before I met him, I had spent too many years leaving the house at 6:30 in the morning, getting home at 6:30 at night, working like a fiend in between,...
A Chat with the Innovative Lauren Sweeney

A Chat with the Innovative Lauren Sweeney

This week, we’re switching things up on the blog with a Q&A with Lauren Sweeney, VP of Rise Up For You. She’s a transformational coach who has worked around the world and with multiple Fortune 500 companies, helping people elevate their human potential and their...
Honoring an Amazing Mentor: Bob Proctor

Honoring an Amazing Mentor: Bob Proctor

“Do your work. Not just your work, do a little more, but that little is worth more than all the rest. And if you suffer, as you must, and if you doubt, as you must, do your work. Put your heart into it, and the sky will clear. Then out of your doubt and suffering will...
Play Hard to Achieve More

Play Hard to Achieve More

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old. We grow old because we stop playing.” –George Bernard Shaw. An eight-year-old boy in Idaho named Dillon Helbig wrote and illustrated his own book by hand and simply placed it in the library. Other children found out...
Systems Thinking That Can Change Your Life

Systems Thinking That Can Change Your Life

Systems are all around us—they’re in the auto manufacturing plant that assembles the engine, computer, and frame of the car. They’re in our body, where our digestive system works with our nervous system. Essentially, with all systems there is an input and an...
Close Your Mind to Build Your Persistence

Close Your Mind to Build Your Persistence

I’m going to start this week with a story. It’s paraphrased a little, but you’ll see how it relates to persistence in a minute. One day the Buddha was walking through a village. A very angry and rude young man came up and began insulting him, saying all kinds of cruel...
Training Your Brain to Succeed

Training Your Brain to Succeed

Last week, we covered the first step in Napoleon Hill’s four parts to persistence as outlined in his book, Think and Grow Rich. As a refresher, number one is: Having a definite purpose backed by a burning desire for its fulfillment. I encouraged you to daydream and...
The Four Components of Effective Persistence

The Four Components of Effective Persistence

Have you ever had a goal that will take a really long time to accomplish, and you find your enthusiasm for that goal starts to wear off as time passes? That happens a lot at this time of year, as January moves into February and your New Year’s resolutions fall apart....
Are You Unconsciously Blocking Your Success?

Are You Unconsciously Blocking Your Success?

In previous blog posts and episodes of the podcast, we have talked about how to release old baggage, how to forgive, and how to set your goals. But there’s much more to it than that. Attracting what you want won’t happen until you truly open yourself up to receiving....
Connect the Dots to Change Your Mindset

Connect the Dots to Change Your Mindset

Steve Jobs once said: “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.” I’ve always been fascinated by this concept, and wondered if consciously...
Release and Forgive to Move Forward

Release and Forgive to Move Forward

Have you ever felt completely stuck? And no matter what you do, you can’t seem to move forward? Maybe resentment and anger are the glues holding you in place. Releasing and forgiving are the keys to being able to let go, so we can move forward and create something...
Is Your Autopilot Holding You Back?

Is Your Autopilot Holding You Back?

Have you ever arrived at a destination and realized you don’t remember how you got there? It was as if someone else was behind the wheel driving. Those kinds of events are part of the unconscious decision-making system in your mind. In some ways, that mental autopilot...
Understanding the Impression of Increase

Understanding the Impression of Increase

“Leave every person you come in contact with, with the impression of increase.”—Wallace D. Wattles The Science of Getting Rich If you want to be truly successful, make other people successful—that’s the basic premise of impression of increase, a concept that sounds so...
Using Memory to Pivot into Success

Using Memory to Pivot into Success

Every single one of us has memories of our past, of tasks we do without thinking, and of emotional moments in our lives. But did you know memory is another one of your six mental faculties? Chances are good that you’re also using your memory all wrong, and it’s...
The Science Behind Gratitude and Success

The Science Behind Gratitude and Success

“The more gratefully we fix our minds on the Supreme when good things come to us, the more good things we will receive, and the more rapidly they will come; and the reason simply is that the mental attitude of gratitude draws the mind into closer touch with the source...