Train Your Brain with Bob Doyle

Train Your Brain with Bob Doyle

“Watch your thoughts, they become your words; watch your words, they become your actions; watch your actions, they become your habits; watch your habits, they become your character; watch your character, it becomes your destiny.” – Lao Tzu This week...
It’s Time for Intentional Downtime

It’s Time for Intentional Downtime

The definition of downtime is pretty simple: a time of reduced activity or inactivity; consciously choosing to do nothing; being non-goal focused; necessary to prevent burnout. What does your relationship with time look like? How does thinking about time make you...
Success on Your Own Terms

Success on Your Own Terms

When someone asks you what your job title is, how do you respond? We wear multiple hats throughout the day and sometimes more than one at a time. For example, you could be a mother of three, CEO of a company, and a caregiver to your elderly father, all at the same...
Learn to Problem Solve with Consent

Learn to Problem Solve with Consent

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. However, our mental programming can leave us stuck in the same old habitual ways of handling problems and facing challenges. We could be truly living up to the...
Embrace the Groan Zone

Embrace the Groan Zone

The Groan Zone. We’ve all been there, some of us more than once. It all comes from how you deal with conflict, both within yourself and with others. Are you quick to avoid compromise or do you face the problem and work through the discomfort? So many times in team and...
You Can’t Grow If You’re Comfortable

You Can’t Grow If You’re Comfortable

Q: Nothing grows in a comfort zone. True or False? I want you to think about that for a second because chances are, if you are reading this, you are in a comfort zone of your own. We all love our comfort zones, don’t we? When I asked that question in one of my...
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....