Listening to someone isn't just about being able to recite what they said, but also being able to communicate that you care.
Young and Profiting …
After you have your health and your finances in order, what's next on the success totem pole? As Marshall Goldsmith described in his interview on …
Life is about doing something meaningful, with the potential to positively impact whatever it is we're actuating. Marshall Goldsmith shares another …
The environment we are in strongly influences our behavior. But we have more control of this environment and it's "triggers" than we think.
Listen to …
Featuring snippets from the Young and Profiting Podcast, Marshall Goldsmith talks about effort, self-assessment, and question structure.
Enjoy your weekend! The link to donate to David Meltzer's charity The Unstoppable Foundation is https://donate.unstoppablefoundation.org/fundraiser/2469937.
I'm preaching to the choir because you're doing it right now! But have you utilized podcasts to its fullest potential?
There are contributions of other people built into every success you have. Please be grateful and have respect for their involvement.
Did you know Andy Grammer was once a street musician in LA, doing whatever he could to make it as an artist? Fast-forward and not only has Andy made …
You choose what you give power to and take power from. Let your dreams rise to the top and enjoy the benefits of manifestation!
Time is relative, but your perception of time is powerful. Take this moment to get on a new and more productive schedule!
Today's Self Improvement Sit Down interview is with David Meltzer. David is in the top .01% when it comes to productivity and efficiency. He lives his life through a lens of gratitude and radical humility, leaving a …
Have a great weekend!
Humility has two parts to it - always being willing to give and share your expertise, and always being willing to receive and permit the flow of abundance.
There's a duality to this quote that was fun to explore. Hope you enjoy!
Chris Gardner, the individual whose life "The Pursuit of Happyness" was inspired by, says that the only way to get what you want in life is by having no other option.
The rules of improv apply to life - "yes and" / work with others ideas, be supportive, be present.
Many people are disconnected from their desires and hyper-focused on how they’re being perceived. What are your reasons for action, are they for you or for others?
Enjoy the weekend!
Life is full of opportunity - wealth, joy, growth. Find the right moments to extract value from what the universe has to offer.
You don't answer to anyone but yourself. Choose the life YOU want to live, with input from the people you want to live it with.
That dream of yours, is it something that exists only as an idea to be pursued "one day", or are you going to take action on it and make today "day one".
If you're afraid of something, and trying to talk yourself out of it, that probably means you should do it!
Heroes are examples we strive to live up to. Individuals who display courage and confidence in the areas we fear most. My hero is my grandfather Paul …
In this interview we hear from Cuyla Coogan, a rising star that has an important message to share. Cuyla knew she was gay for 14 years and hid it from the world. Her transformation through that period is inspiring and …
Have a good one!
Love is the language of the universe. Give it, receive it, share it.
Add mindfulness and curiosity to the mundane and you'll uncover whole new possibilities!
Be transparent about your past. Whatever is bottlenecking your self-expression - Let it out! Take a tip from Eminem in "8 Mile" and call yourself out.
We are better together, and when we make decisions that are best for the group, it's usually serves as the tide that raises all ships.
"Follow your arrow wherever it points." - Kacey Musgrave
Have a great weekend! There's no time to waste.
We all are different, and that's okay! We should be kind to everyone, regardless of how different their opinion might be than ours.
Life can be seen as a function - input, change, output. The great part is we can control the function and thus control the output.
The easy and comfortable thing to do is to hide and avoid. Just to act like it doesn’t exist. But what this does is it exacerbates the problem. In order for things to really change and improve, you need to acknowledge …
Well, that's not the whole story. It's more like communicate it a different way. Focus on the positive characteristic traits that were displayed …
It's almost like "ready, aim. fire!" These three components together provide a comprehensive way of repeating quality.
Today's guest is former BMX professional, multiple brain tumor survivor, and holistic brain health coach Josh Perry. Not only has he gone through …
Have an awesome weekend! Do something special for someone else!
In the face of fear and creating a new normal, it is essential you use your purpose to silence all of the doubt.
You are unique and offer something no on else can!
Sexuality is an important part of life, and needs to be comfortably accessed in order to allow for complete expression.
IT IS OKAY TO FEEL EMOTIONAL. Give yourself the time and space necessary to process what you are feeling.
You're about to eat because you're "hungry". Is that your mind or your body talking?
Rest, recharge, and do what you enjoy this weekend :)
It's easy enough to focus on the bad things... what are the things you like about yourself?
Breaking down another positivity quote, think about moments when you failed to try!
Pain is the body's way of telling you that something is wrong. Listen and respond to these important messages.
What is your knee-jerk way of communicating? Use your experience to guide you into an effective style of communication.
Whatever level you set for yourself, the world will gravitate toward. Might as well set the bar high!
Our guest in this episode is @docjenfit, Dr. Jen Esquer. She is a huge advocate for the body's ability to heal itself, and encourages us to appreciate the messages our body communicates to us about its state.
Have a great weekend. Treat yourself to something fun :)
Fun > Happiness, listen to hear why!
Take an extra moment today to pick apart this quote - What inside you shines, what makes it yours, and where is it taking you?
Inhale. Exhale. The parasympathetic nervous system is activated on an exhale. Bring your body into its natural resting state with controlled …
Although the two might bring you to the same result, the paths are very different and represent something completely disparate.
Avoid unnecessary blue light and leave the bed for sleeping!
Have a fantastic weekend! Hope you enjoyed this week of tips.
As humans we have a natural predisposition toward conserving energy. Let's understand it and leverage it instead of let it have control over us.
We are surrounded by great things, let's tap into them!
It doesn't need to be complicated! Get it done the easy way.
Give others benefit of the doubt and assume they have good intentions. It's just the fair thing to do!
A really thought-provoking question from a masterclass I did recently with Joel Brown, Garrain Jones, and Emile Steenveld.
A thorough review of the groundbreaking concepts featured in Nir Eyal's new book, "Indistractable".
Hope you had a special week!
Make time for those things that are important to you by timeboxing them!
Set the tone for the day by starting it with gratitude, love, self-acceptance and an optimistic outlook!
It's small, but it's something! Over time you'll identify with the small act and make so much progress.
Optimum performance requires discipline, or an accountability to execute, and surrender, or faith that the process will yield the desired result.
Someone who is on time is dependable. Identify as a person who prioritizes their own time and people will begin wanting to share theirs with you.
As a process innovation expert, Bill Sanders frequently needs to effectively navigate difficult interpersonal situations to accomplish the task. As …
A bunch of good ones! Have a great long weekend.
It's a fine relationship between using the information you already have and seeking more. The best place to settle at is to use situational knowledge to guide your decision making.
Taking care of yourself gives you the ability to share it with others.
In just about everything in life we need to work with others. Take a page out of a real expert on how to manage people who are resistant to your methods.
An effort pact is a repercussion or barrier you put in place that provides just enough of a reason to make you be conscious about your behavior. They are an effective mechanism of limiting engaging in a bad habit.
You need to step beyond was has been accepted to grow into the next frontier.
Have a fantastic weekend!
Everything you will ever need resides within you. The world is abundant!
Be aware of perspective, and choose the perspective of positivity! It changes your reality.
In order to know what is distracting you, you need to first know what it is distracting you from! This is the important distinction between traction and distraction.
Impact doesn't happen overnight. It takes time and consistency. Start by changing people's days and you'll find in time you've changed their life.
Only you can know what the right thing to do is. It all comes down to your intentions.
Use your internal messaging to create your reality. Don't underestimate the power you have! Follow Payal at @affirmationaddict on Instagram and begin …
What another great week of tips! Thanks for all the support :)
Do you require a cup of coffee in the morning to get going? Awareness is the first step. Caffeine may be doing you more harm than good.
Do what makes YOU feel fulfilled. Live to no one's standards but your own, and pursue that completely.
Create your reality with affirmations and manifest the life you've always dreamed of!
In stepping outside your comfort zone, and verbalizing what that looks like, you can achieve amazing growth!
If you want to make a difference, do it one thing at a time. It's natural to get overwhelmed by everything that can be done. Focus on the impact in front of you.
The 4 steps are: Cue, craving, response, and reward. Check out this quick review on the importance of each!
Rewards are what sustain the habit loop, providing the motivation to engage in the behavior again. What gets immediately rewarded is repeated, what gets immediately punished is avoided.
A smile is a universal expression. It speaks all languages, overcomes all differences, and holds all space. It’s something that two people can always …
The response is the action in James Clear's Habit Loop. In order to make a positive behavior more frequent, you need to make it easier.
Cravings are the most underrated component of the Habit Loop. A way to make a positive habit stick by optimizing for cravings - Make it attractive.
Cues are the beginning of the habit loop. The way to take control of cues to induce positive behaviors - Make it obvious.
No matter who you are, or how you identify, you can always control the way you view yourself. Follow Bex @bexbedfordofficial on Instagram!
Take a moment this weekend to remember how fortunate you are :)
This episode will give you a major dose of perspective. Inspired!
If you can prime your brain to perform at it’s best in trying moments, you will succeed more often.
No matter who you are, or what's "wrong" with you, you can take responsibility for your decisions and reach a place where you are happy in your own skin. It's not easy, but it is possible.
Ask anyone from my college soccer team - I'm not the person that is going to share a motivating speech, or create confrontation to push someone to be …
It's a question I should have asked myself a long time ago... let's explore it! To me personal development is the daily pursuit, or the input, and …
Have a great weekend!!
I hit a major Self Improvement Daily milestone, and I can't help but reflect not because it is impressive in the eyes of others, but it is impressive in my own. Thank you for the support! <3
You have all the capabilities you need already within you. It's just a matter of believing you possess them and letting them be expressed without protection.
Using the Hermes Effect, you can prepare yourself for change by introducing harm in small doses to prepare for the inevitable. Tip shared by Passion Centre founder Kira Day.
First step is to gain self-awareness and know who you are. The next step is to take action with it in mind!
Peel back the layers and the biggest of objectives are accomplished from the simplest of means - Making the right choices.
This interview is with Danielle Grant, your mindset mentor. We talk about mindset, the law of attraction, and many of the pitfalls we find ourselves falling into. Learn more about Danielle in her Facebook Group …
Have you ever done something so crazy that you didn't know you could do? What other limitations are you having about yourself and your own …
A great reminder from J. Cole - There is always going to be more out there that is is impossible to achieve. You can't wait for the next thing to be …
Don't resist the temptation of doing something, just put the behavior off for some time to evaluate if it's something you really want to do!
Evaluate the tradeoff for yourself. Do you want motivational music, a background noise educational lesson, or uninterrupted focus?
David Meltzer articulates the power we all have. Surrounded by negative people and situations, it takes just one light to conquer all of that …
Try something new this weekend!
It's so easy to rely on technology to get things done, but it is powerful to be independent and understand for yourself!
Why should you be hard on yourself when a bunch of other people are already doing it for you?
I observed a woman on the plane make it all about herself - using her phone when she shouldn't, inconveniencing others so she could get off sooner... …
Among many things, the three primary benefits are 1) the light physical activity creates more headspace and clarity, 2) being side by side reduces the confrontation in the encounter, and 3) you can build rapport with …
"I have to" suggests that an external force is dictating your decisions. "I get to" demonstrates autonomy in the choice and is a position of …
In this episode, 21 year old author and host of the podcast Growth Mindset University Jordan Paris shares about his decision making criteria, the way …
Have a great one!
Understanding this cognitive misinterpretation will help you to be more fair with yourself and your expectations.
One negative thought leads to another, which leads to another. At that point, when you have fostered so much negativity, it is virtually impossible to have a positive life.
Take control of your future by giving it direction - Describe who you want to be in 10 years, write down 10 dreams that would achieve that person, …
A tip taken from observing Gary Vee, three things to incorporate are: 1) Active listening, 2) Limit technology use, and 3) Ask for clarification.
Nothing changes until nothing changes. This message comes from an Instagram post shared by Brian Mazza.
Have a great weekend :)
Scheduled self-reflection in one week intervals is helpful in reevaluating priorities and direction. It's just enough time to effectively use trial …
A classic quote - Life is your at bat, take a swing!
One million dollars has a certain appeal to those who don't have money. But just as equally, the simplicity of life has a certain appeal to those …
If you let it, your brain can tell your body what it wants and needs! Make sure the two are on the same page before diving in.
Featured in this episode is a beautiful quote from SC Lourie. Enjoy the company of those you care about, because at its core that is what life is …
Our third Self Improvement Sit Down. We go into more detail than ever about Dan Janetos' routine and the reasoning behind it! Follow him on Instagram …
Hope you have a fun-filled weekend!
Who wants to start saving for their next big trip? Chelsey has your answer!
Or should I say... "Make your days count, don't count your days."
Use powerful word choice and sentence structure to be more persuasive in your speech!
Life is like a pendulum, with success one one end and failure on the other. Momentum carries the pendulum back and forth to each side. If you want …
Lesson: Be proactive about things you don't know, and ask for help. I made a mistake recently that cost me, but I see it as an investment in this lifelong lesson.
Have a fun and productive weekend!
Inspired by his TedX Talk, Brian Ford shares about the value of putting yourself out there without expectation of what might come of it.
What do you do when you have a bad day? Be optimistic about the next one!
Did you know singing induces yoga breathing? Might as well belt it out when driving and let the world hear it!
The 4S formula - Some will, some won't, so what, someone's waiting. When dealing with rejection, be sure to keep your head up so you don't miss the …
It doesn't need to be groundbreakingly huge to impact your life. Start small and be consistent.
Self Improvement Sit Down #2 with Kim Kaupe, CEO and co-founder of the SuperFan Company. We cover concepts like grit, managing a personal brand, reputation, self-expression, and how she quickly built her company.
Thanks for tuning in!
We all have our own mission and our own lane. Don't compare yourself to others, and execute on your own timeline.
With positivity you will have the confidence to make the most of everything around you!
In business reputation is EVERYTHING. It's something that you carry with you everywhere you go - Be sure you are actively maintaining it!
Who, what, how, and why impact?
In honor of National Cancer Survivor's Day, we hear from Tara Geraghty, someone who was personally affected by cancer, and has an amazing lesson to share from it.
Have a killer weekend!
Disagreement breeds perspective. Make sure you have some of it in your life!
It's crazy to watch your blessings multiply when you start counting them!
A simple technique from a world-changing brain. BAG is an acronym that stands for: Blessings, Affirmations, and Goals. Write down three of each every morning!
Have you ever felt like you don't deserve what you have? You're not alone!
As a self-made business leader, Dean reflects on an experience that shaped his relationship with hard work.
Introducing a new concept on the podcast, a Self Improvement Sit Down! Instead of sharing a short and actionable personal development tip, we are starting to slow it down and getting to know high-perfomers on a deeper …
Have an amazing weekend team!
Take a small break to get up and move, your brain will thank you!
Set your own expectations in your own timeline. You'll quickly realize how well-positioned you are for success, and how positive the relationship you have with your progress is.
When is the right time to say yes, and when is the right time to say no? It depends on what you're trying to accomplish!
Making money is a one way street - you get paid for something. Earning money is more fair - you are compensated for the value you provided.
The quality of your day often comes down to how you handle the decisive moments. Set yourself up for success by consistently doing the right thing in those times!
Accountability, positivity, and a good morning routine. What else could you possibly need?
Listen to Robin Sharma's 20/20/20 rule for high-performers!
The only thing we can control is the present moment. With positivity and optimism, we can make that moment better, which will impact our tomorrows.
A true diet plan doesn't have quick fixes or easy tips - it requires a foundation of why you want to lose weight, planning for your triggers, an arsenal of behavior patterning techniques.
Organize your thoughts in a visual way with post-it notes. It helps you keep everything organized and easily return to your thoughts when it's the right time!
External accountability is a powerful motivator. Join our Self Improvement Accountability Group clicking the link in our IG bio, sending an email to
Which tip was your favorite this week?
A timeless quote from Mr. Nightingale - "Your mind is like soil, it will produce what you put in it."
Which mentality will you take - Playing not to lose, or playing to win?
An age old question - which one sets you up to have a more fulfilled life? Listen to both sides of the argument!
Need help to quit procrastinating and get motivated to work on something? Try online accountability with Focusmate!
A tip inspired by a reflection from Kim Kaupe, after participating as a judge in Miss USA!
Take the weekend to do something you enjoy and reflect on what you love to do!
I learned a valuable lesson last weekend - let me tell you the story!
Thursday positivity - Control your perception and spend your time and energy in the right places to foster positivity in your life.
Make the decision that is right in the moment!
The first step to accomplishing anything is believing you can! If you're a Latino entrepreneur, believe in your ability to accelerate your impact and apply for Brian Rashid's Uniendo Las Americas (…
If you communicate your needs and wants, then you are much more likely to receive them.
Hope you had a killer week!
I UPLOADED A FORM WITH NO AUDIO, MY APOLOGIES!! THAT HAS BEEN CORRECTED!
First off - today marks one year since Self Improvement Daily started. We are far from finished!
Pick a hurdle you can leap and quit setting …
It's all about perspective. Let your brain rationalize the positivity you feed it, and it will manifest in everything.
Stepping out of your routine in a subtle way is a great opportunity for growth, and learning how to refocus when distractions arise.
Improve your posture by choosing to hold your phone in front of you face. As often as we are on our phones these days, this is a great opportunity!
Holding yourself to a certain standard is one thing, accommodating your standards to meet someone else's is another. Make time for the people in …
What did you learn this week? Share it with a friend!
You have what it takes to overcome any obstacle inside of you. Don't rely on external distractions, address the core of the issue internally.
Set yourself up for long term fulfillment by minimizing regret.
"Never Eat Alone" - A great tip from a timeless book about building out your network.
The first step to making a major change in your life is knowing you have a problem.
Pushing the boundary is a tradeoff between danger and reward. How do you quantify it?
A summary of the main points from this week's tips!
What if I told you there is a psychological trick to getting started? Listen to find out!
With a progress comes a positive outlook that you are taking steps forward!
Who deserves recognition - your team, your colleague, or yourself?
Greet each morning with a smile and energy!
Get clear on how your daily activity maps out to your larger goals!
Have a great weekend!
There's no replacement for repetition and rehearsal!
It's a binary choice!
Originating as a medieval habit, this expression has a larger meaning than you may have thought!
Lifelong learners will continue finding new frontiers!
Some inspiration from a living legend!
Hope you had a great week!
Self-awareness is key in understanding the best work-life balance for you.
Choose to nurture yourself with positivity!
A lesson learned from my mother!
Did you know that 70% of good ideas come immediately after a bad idea?
They are unconscious incompetent, conscious incompetent, conscious competent, and unconscious competent. Listen to learn more about it!
Enjoy your weekend!
That chips might be stacked against you, but it's unacceptable to use that as an excuse.
A classy line from a Frank Sinatra classic!
Go the full mile, and do that last 1%, because not everyone does.
Cross your fingers to remember something. And listen to find out why!
Will power is like a muscle. It can be grown with time!
Have a great one!
Your desktop is your virtual workspace. Take care of it!
Just sit back and watch them play out!
How did we get Zach to start waking up earlier? We addressed the core issue - Don't snooze!
Find moments to think of others, and do something to help them out!
Take criticism as constructive feedback, no matter who the source or what's the cause.
Enjoy your weekend!
What's better - less of something bad, or more of something good?
Find your gift, then apply it to be impactful!
As explained in this very meaningful story. Have a listen!
How do events play out in your life - are you a byproduct of those events, or are they necessary steps on your path?
Data is the truest feedback you can receive. Embrace it to make a change.
Something thoughtful for a Friday! Where do you stand on these spectrums?
Don't let a few setbacks get you down. Keep your vision alive with a belief that the best is yet to come!
Passion and genuine interest will take you farther than anything else ever could. Embrace it and dedicate your life to doing something you love!
The word "um" is a filler. Usually fillers are used to communicate that you want to continue speaking, implying that you shouldn't be interrupted. …
Sure, it would be great if we could reap the benefits of our hard work immediately. But that's not how it works, or how it's supposed to work!
Have a killer weekend!
If there is a lapse in communication, take responsibility for it. It will help immensely down the road!
Be independent in how you evaluate your own success and your life will find more positivity.
In order to find that right level / homeostasis, we need to figure out exactly where that is. Do it by testing!
If something feels off, get to the root of it. We need to relearn to trust our instincts!
This is a great technique for dealing with problems / concerns in an unemotional state.
You can be a part of important things when you prioritize them in your life. Make an effort!
It's a day to love everyone!
No matter how daunting the road is ahead, put your head down and continue forward progress. This tip is inspired by Ellen Degeneres.
Think of your grocery store habits - what do you do?
Make the decision that is best for the group, and admit fault when necessary.
Enjoy the weekend!
We each have a unique story to tell. Don't hold back!
A fresh start is the clean slate we need to build a great day.
Summarize. Connect. Action. Skills that will help you in any relationship!
Ever have a tough time getting yourself to get that workout done in the morning? Try this!
Sometimes our internal dialogue rules us out from the onset. Be smart about your goal setting and motivation!
Have a good weekend!
The energy you put out attracts the energy that affects you. Why not expect the best?
Today's positivity quote is more fun-loving, and came from my fortune cookie!
Don't let something ruin your day that isn't worthy. Be honest with yourself about the reality of what the negatives actually mean in your life.
"No" is not the end - it is the next step to the "yes" you are looking for.
Our life is made up of many small moments. We need to prioritize ourselves and our happiness on a daily basis.
There's no formula to life - everyone needs to find their own balance!
Painting our day with positivity gives us hope that the next day will be incredible!
Innate talent is just potential. Turning it into a skill is actionable.
It's not about how perfect things are when you do them the first time, it's about how quickly you can correct those imperfections into a better form.
Let's remember the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. today, and the legacy he left behind that reminds us to stand up for ourselves.
Have a good weekend!
How distracted are you by your phone? Try this trick to gain more control over the technology!
Thursday positivity coming at ya! Believe that the work you put in today is preparing yourself for the fruits of tomorrow.
In anything where there is a winner, there is a story behind how that person got there. Why can't that person be you? Well guess what... it can!
Sure, the New Year could serve as a nice reminder to focus up on our goals, but it should not negate all of the progress we've made the rest of our …
As explained in the book "Influence" by Dr. Robert Cialdini, we have a natural tendency to prefer consistency in our behavior. Listen to hear more about it!
Have a great weekend!
How do you respond to situations that you dread? Have a longer listen about it today, and be sure to get to the end to hear about an exclusive opportunity!
Hardships we experience may leave scars, but scars remind us of the way we grew.
Sometimes it's not only okay to copy someone, but it might be a good idea! Mimicry builds rapport through similarity.
Phone and technology usage is a problem because we are using it in place of authentic social interaction, rather than as a tool to create …
Are you in the 2%?
Monday - Try Something New Just Because
Tuesday - Grateful for 2018
Wednesday - Success Requires Sleep with Arianna Huffington
Thursday - "2019. Just …
There's only one person that can get you to do something, and that person is you!
New year means it's time to take control of your future! And it starts with your expectation for the year :)
Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington managed to level up her productivity when she made one easy change - she got more sleep!
Before we kiss 2018 goodbye let's think about how it helped make us who we are!
Disrupt your normal routine by adding something totally different!
Have a great end to 2018!
Do you want to create a new habit? Try using a different habit as a trigger!
Control the controllables and don't let others manipulate your perceptions.
Learn how one of the best gets his day started!
What does the Holiday Season mean to you?
What are the tenets that you live by?
Have a great weekend!
It's almost the New Year - time to reflect on your last 365 days and prepare for the next. A great tool to use for that is called YearCompass.
When adversity and challenge presents itself, weather its effects and let it be fuel for your growth.
As a leader, you can place yourself by your team's side by using "we speak". Give it a try and see how your team responds.
Have an open mind to other viewpoints. Just because you see something one way doesn't mean it can't be seen another.
Shake of the week day blues by changing your internal thought patterns!
See you next week!
If you want to make something happen, set a goal and an action plan for that goal, then go head down and execute for 90 days.
We can't change the past, but we can create our future!
Practice your public speaking and make eye contact by giving your server the attention they deserve.
It's not about work-life balance anymore. We can't expect to completely separate the two... now it's about work life integration!
Take the time to create a framework that you can use often. It will make you more efficient with your energy and time.
See you next week!
Featuring Irene Whalen, we talk about financial responsibility and how to be accountable to keeping your budget.
Small moments of appreciation can have large effects!
As a leader, one thing you can do to earn the respect of your team is to keep them in the loop. Whether or not you use their feedback, they feel validated if they know their voice is heard.
It doesn't sound real but hear it out - at the very least you'll have a new way of thinking!
This is a very interesting concept and brand new to me. In this tip Stanford MBA Nir Eyal explains how moral licensing affects our behavior, and how we can overcome it.
Have a great weekend!
The brilliant Italian reminds us to look beyond immediate pleasure and make decisions that bring us longterm happiness.
Thursday positivity this time coming from the renowned Simon Sinek. In this tip he articulates how the way we view our circumstances is our choice, …
Take care of yourself at all costs, and that means taking time off to do the things you need to do for your overall well-being.
We all have our weaknesses, it's best to identify them so you can overcome them.
Be patient! And here is why...
Monday - "I don't have time" vs. "it's not a priority"
Tuesday - How to Win with Gary Vee
Wednesday - Overcome Activation Energy
Thursday - Genuine Gratitude on Thanksgiving
Friday - How to Admit when we are Wrong
Admitting fault contradicts our evolutionary biology, but plays an important role in modern relationships and social circumstances.
When you are prompted to share what you are thankful for this year, choose something that is personal and has meaning.
Trying out a new format but just as action packed - check out this full length interview with Bradley Tusk, and what he shares about his new book …
Just like an endothermic chemical reaction, we as humans need to inject a bit of energy to overcome inertia and get moving.
Something I really respect about Gary is he always puts things into perspective. Sometimes we get wrapped up in winning in the short term, neglecting what winning means in the longterm.
A simple mentality shift will help you take control of your priorities and to-do's.
Today people aren't looking to hire talent and credentials. There is a movement to hire people who demonstrate gritty qualities that are more indicative of success.
It's not too hard to go out of your way to give the best version of yourself to others. And you'll be surprised how quickly those good intentions return.
Inspired by the Asch experiment, speak your mind and give honest feedback.
If you're like me then you have a negative impression of jealousy. However, jealousy is not envy - it reflects insecurities within yourself that you can correct!
Sometimes there is just no replacement for doing things the old-fashioned way. The effort and thought put into a handwritten note can go a long way.
Monday - Eliminate Self Doubt
Tuesday - Don't Judge a Book by its Cover
Wednesday - Check Yourself
Thursday - "I am in the process of becoming the best version of myself."
Friday - Scream!
Sometimes, the best thing you can do is just release that pent up energy!
Positivity and personal development all wrapped into one! Know that everything that happens to you is part of the larger picture to becoming a better you.
Take a moment to assess your current state and mode of operation. Use this time as a personal audit to evaluate your processes and determine if they reflect the person you want to be.
Quick judgments are superficial. Get to know someone by learning what they are about at their core, not just how they appear to be.
Listen to the 5 techniques the "Charisma on Command" founder gives to eliminate self-doubt: Exercise, find the lesson, filter negative comments, embodiment, and finding your why.
Enjoy the recap and have a great weekend!
How do you introduce yourself if you are only given 2 sentences? Make an impression by having an organized elevator pitch.
Each of our lives are the result of the smallest of probabilities. Take nothing for granted, have appreciation, and know that you have already won!
Just because you are close to achieving something doesn't mean you should think about it differently. Approach challenges with a winner's mentality!
Communicate in a constructive way - don't be passive aggressive.
Listen to expert public speaker Paul Carrick Brunson share his 5 tips to confident public speaking!
Monday - Custom Alarm Clock
Tuesday - Instill Mentality with Howard Schultz
Wednesday - Optimal Tension
Thursday - "Not all storms come to disrupt your …
Change is eternally around us. We never see or experience the same thing twice. Instead of fearing change, embrace it, as there is no alternative to it.
When your life is swept away like a storm, instead of worrying about how you are going to restore everything back to how it was, rebuild it into the way you wanted it in the first place.
People prefer things that are neither too novel nor too familiar. You can choose to behave in a way that caters to that expectation.
The culture of any good company starts at the top. Listen to founder of Starbucks Howard Schultz's philosophy on team building.
How do you wake up each morning? Avoid the snooze button with a custom alarm clock. Figure out what motivates you to get out of bed and use it to your advantage.
Monday - Have Self Control
Tuesday - Create Your Own reality with Gerard Adams
Wednesday - Daily News Source
Thursday - "A positive attitude gives you …
Address other people before you address yourself in conversation - it makes them feel like the center of attention, and they will be more likely reciprocate and invest in their relationship with you.
Use a positive lens and to be critical of negativity and frame your life in a more beneficial way.
A great way to stay informed on the happenings around you is to consistently tune into a news briefing. Listen to a few suggestions to get you started!
Reaching your goals starts within your mind. Have a vision for how you want things to be and then go out and create it. It's the law of attraction.
Using the infamous marshmallow experiment by Walter Mischel, here we learn that having self-control at a young age can lead to future success!
Have a great weekend!
Perfection is impossible, especially given man's innate flaws. In order to strive for something tangible, we need to work toward excellence, not perfection.
Another positivity quote - this one is a reminder that the little things add up, and seeing daily challenges in a positive way enables that growth.
Breaking down the 6 pillars of persuasion today so we can all be more aware of it in our day - Reciprocity, Commitment and Consistency, Social Proof, Liking, Authority, and Scarcity.
What good is knowledge if you can't share it? Sharing value not only is a great way to make an impact, but it is a great personal branding technique, which is a growing requirement in professional settings.
I might be late to the party, but I just started using the Screen Time feature in my iPhone. Essentially, it gives me specific mobile usage data that I will use to better manage my time spend on my phone. Have you given …
This past week in review!
We all hit lows, and that's a part of life. But how do you respond? Have a mentality that let's you overcome life's obstacles.
Happiness is a choice, and so is positivity. Choose to just be happy today and every day.
Thinking about starting a business? Well doesn't it make more sense to pick something that you know and are passionate about? Ryan Robinson, the founder of ryrob.com explains how we can use our own experience and …
Do you ever feel like you need to defend your position when trying to make a decision? Try sitting next to the person you are working with instead of across from them. This helps mitigate the confrontation in the …
This tip comes as something I personally had to work on a lot. Although asking for something might disrupt the peace and create confrontation on some settings, it is important to be able to stick up for yourself and get …
Monday - Spread Kindness with Drake
Tuesday - Quit Hiding your Body
Wednesday - Have Something to Chase
Thursday - "I am too busy loving the people who love me.”
Friday - Turn Nervousness Into Excitement
Did you know that the two emotions of nervousness and excitement induce identical physiological responses. Prime your brain to choose excitement …
The full quote - "I don't have time to worry about who doesn't like me, I'm too busy loving the people that love me." You just got to love yours!
It is more motivating to follow in the path of something or someone than to long for it alone. This point is best illustrated in Matthew …
You'll notice this from now on - it is human nature to exhibit a defense mechanism that involves protecting vulnerable areas, essentially hiding your …
It takes very little effort to treat someone well. Inspired by Drake and the contributions he made while filming the music video "God's Plan", I encourage all of us to take part in our own Kindness Challenge.
Monday - Have a Mentor
Tuesday - Sales with Mark Cuban
Wednesday - 50/10 Productivity
Thursday - Positivity Quote
Friday - Play your Role with Kobe Bryant
As contributors to this world we all find ourselves on different teams. It is best that we work well within these teams, and each team relies on each …
Life is spontaneous, but doesn't that make it fun? The moment you are in right now just might be the moment that changes your life forever. Embrace it!
I am going to give this productivity tip a try and I encourage you to do the same - dedicate 50 minutes to undistracted, laser-focused work, then take 10 minutes to tend to all of the things that came up all at once.
Coming from the expert salesman himself, Mark Cuban shares about the most important part of sales - believing in your product.
I can't express how great mentorship is for so many people. It helps provide guidance in a macro / big picture way, as well as advice in technical specialties.
Monday - Don't Take Shortcuts
Tuesday - Change Your Password to a Positive Affirmation
Wednesday - Respect History
Thursday - "The best view comes after the hardest climb."
Friday - Don't Feel Bad for Yourself
Actually, it IS okay to feel bad for yourself. Just limit those emotions to a 10 minute period, and make a plan to take action!
This one is personal to me but carries a great message. Having positivity in the moment will help you appreciate the things you have accomplished when it is all said and done.
Knowing and respecting history is a necessary component to appreciating your life. History provides perspective, and thinking about all of the people that sacrificed to give you the opportunities you have today, is a …
Fill your days with opportunities for development that work for you. One simple thing you can do right now is change your password. By incorporating an important or concept in your password, you are forced to repeat …
Go about getting things the right way. This means being deliberate in your work, and refusing to take shortcuts. You will reap benefits from this in 3 key ways - your mentality, quality, and efficiency.
Monday - Labor Day Work Hard
Tuesday - Regret Minimization Framework
Wednesday - Play the Long Game
Thursday - "Worrying makes you suffer twice."
Friday - Make a To Be List
Instead of making a To-Do list, make a To Be list. Figure out the person you want to be, and reverse engineer the steps you need to take to become that person. It is about doing those things today that bring you closer …
Sharing another dose of positivity, this time referencing worrying. By choosing positivity, you can counteract the cascade of negative effects that come with worrying and stress, and set yourself up to overcome the …
Although it might not always feel like there is a tangible product of your efforts, have faith in the journey, know that everything adds up, and believe you will reap the benefits one day. THAT is playing the long game.
Jeff Bezos learned very early in his career and work with Amazon how we wanted to make big decisions. Calling it his "Regret Minimization Framework", he talks about how at the end of the day we are going to regret the …
In practice of Labor Day, I wanted to share a quick message about the real spirit of labor - Hard work. When working hard, it's not just the amount of hours you put in, but the quality of those hours as well.
Monday - Productivity in Writing
Tuesday - Fight for a Larger Cause: A Tribute to John McCain
Wednesday - Speech Tics
Thursday - "Create the life you can't wait to wake up to."
Friday - Build Morning Momentum
Set the tone for your day first thing in the morning. That energy will translate into productivity throughout the day. What do you do to get your day going?
A dose of positivity today - understand that you have the choice to create your own world, so might as well choose one that enriches your life with positivity!
Oooh. Ahhh. Ummm. All of us have speech tics, but it is possible to remove them from your repertoire! Kim Kaupe suggests recording yourself to identify your speech tics and bring them into your awareness.
A lesson from the late John McCain - "Nothing in life is more liberating than fighting for a cause larger than yourself.” If you aren't in a position to dedicate your life to a larger cause, you can still aid in the …
Hear from Seth Godin about how he discovers inspiration and finds ways to produce quality written content.
Monday - Beat Procrastination
Tuesday - Skills Developed Traveling Abroad
Wednesday - Setting Boundaries
Thursday - Double Check Your Work
Friday - Personal Development Mentality
All of the resources, tips, and tricks are futile if you don't take action. There's a reason it is called PERSONAL development, it is something you must do on your own.
One of the first things we learn in school yet something we don't retain. Even though checking your work seems like a lot of added work, it will …
In order to set boundaries, you need to first think for yourself and what you want. The best way to do this is to set your boundaries in an unemotional state that accurately reflects your desires.
Reflecting on an article I wrote that was published by Addicted2Success Magazine, I realized the concepts had applications everyday. The 5 skills I learned while abroad - Build relationships from nothing, gain …
Mel Robbins describes a simple 3 step process to overcoming procrastination-related behaviors. First is to forgive yourself, second is to look from the outside in, and third is to engage in a starting ritual that helps …
Monday - Help Out
Tuesday - "Did I Explain That Well?"
Wednesday - SMART Goals
Thursday - Lesson from Jim Carrey
Friday - 51/49 Principle
Give more than you take - Give 51%, receive 49%. It will do wonders in your relationships and the way you view yourself. It is the Gary Vaynerchuk way!
Love this clip from Jim Carrey, who shares his take on fear, life choices, and doing what you love.
Set goals that are: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Timely. By doing so, you will be set up for success in whatever you choose to do!
In sales training, I was taught this communication technique to be more effective when clarifying a point. By placing the potential for misunderstanding on yourself, you give your client more opportunities to be honest …
What is the quickest way to the top of any company? Help out! Stay late, volunteer for tedious tasks, and be the extra hands on a project. The …
This weekend's recap!
Having trouble being organized with your creative process? Try creating a vision board. Get all of your ideas out in front of you so that you can create associations and focus your energy on the task at hand.
Inspired by Mel Robbins, this tip is about taking time to support others. By being their biggest fan, their support will be reciprocated and the quality of your life will improve in all areas.
Don't hesitate and act! The longer we wait, the more we rationalize our urges and reject the idea of doing something new. This is because or brains are hardwired to avoid uncertainty. Move fast and beat it!
The Eisenhower Matrix is a decision making matrix built around two things - how urgent something is, and how important it is. If it is urgent and important, do it now. If it is urgent but not important, delegate it. If …
The expression "What If" is filled with doubt. Why demote yourself to that? Instead, replace "What If" with "So What" and see how your approach changes when making decisions and considering options.
Listen to this week's recap!
Monday - Gratitude
Tuesday - Do the New
Wednesday - Keep Your Goals Private
Thursday - Giving Benefit of the Doubt
Friday - Priming
Priming is when factors in your environment create a disposition to think a certain way that usually occurs outside of conscious control. Use the …
This is a life choice - instead of seeing fault in other people, decide to assume the best of intentions in everyone around you. You'll be surprised …
This one goes against the grain for a lot of people but it is important to hear. As great as accountability is when setting goals, telling everyone …
This topic comes from a popular TedTalk. Doing something new, and out of our normal routine, wakes up our brain from autopilot and helps us process …
This one is kind of a buzzword these days, but it's real! Practicing gratitude brings many positive effects to your life, and it is very easy to do. …
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Monday - Approach Avoidance Behavior with Erik Eklund
Tuesday - Curiosity Marketing with Chalene Johnson
Wednesday - Go First
Thursday - Don't Devalue Yourself with Jay Shetty
Friday - Park in the Back
Looking to incorporate a little more exercise into your day? Make the conscious decision to park in the back of a parking lot and walk to your destination. Small workouts throughout the day serve an important function …
Life is very competitive, and sometimes it is impossible to compare yourself to those around you. Just know that anytime something happens, it is adding to you and what you offer, and never subtracting. Listen to this …
Ready for a small act of courage? Decide to go first, whether that is in a presentation or in a Q&A session. It takes a certain confidence to do it, and practicing that skill will turn it into a longer term …
Curiosity is a powerful motivator of human behavior. Learning why it is effective, and how to best leverage it in your life, will lead to deeper …
Our goal orientation works in one of two ways - we move toward our goals, or away from them. Avoidance is defensive to minimize risk, while approach is welcoming and optimistic. Framing your mind to approach your goals …
This week in review includes...
Monday - Mindfulness
Tuesday - Have a Passion Project
Wednesday - 80/20 Rule
Thursday - Celebrate Small Wins
Friday - …
Ever feel like life is falling apart? In those emotional moments, try this technique - writing down and revisiting your issue helps address the issue face on, while providing perspective that life will go on. Revisit …
We are all accomplishing a lot more than we think we are, take time to reflect on those areas where we are succeeding!
Real success comes from doing the little things right, and the 80/20 Rule states that practicing and focusing on the 20% that you really need to be …
You don't need to stop working on the things that you love. Stay in touch with your passions and the rest of your life will fall into place around that.
Mindfulness has the capability to improve the quality of your life, increase focus, and decrease stress. However, we often aren't practicing it …
Hindsight bias is a psychological phenomenon that misrepresents reality. We note time when particular things happen, and forget all of the times when …
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Monday - Law of Attraction
Tuesday - Champion Boxing Impression
Wednesday - Tony Robbins' …
Did you know that will power acts like a muscle? It fatigues with use and can be strengthened with training. There are two great ways to raise your …
Tony Robbins, debatably one of the most efficient and productive people on this planet, engages in the same morning routine every day. It's a 10 minute routine that primes him for success - 3 minutes of gratitude, a 3 …
A corny tip but I love it - at the end of a workout, when you feel that endorphin rush and the satisfaction of completing your exercise, put your arms up like a champion boxer. This positive body posture will feed your …
If you want to make something happen, you need to unequivocally believe that it will happen. The law of attraction has been adopted by stars like Denzel Washington, Oprah, and Conor McGregor. Believe in something so …
Let yourself pause and understand what your conversational partner is trying to tell you. Silent moments are indicative of the quality of the exchange.
The best things in life aren't earned all at once. Fabio's quote "I don't really know what I am doing but I know that what I am doing is leading somewhere good." Let small things compound and open doors, and believe …
What do you really prioritize? Formalize those things into core principles so that they can serve as a cornerstone for your decision making process, and ensure that your activity aligns with the person you want to be.
Katie Wallace shares 10 ways you can start living a more sustainable life, starting today. Learn the true definition of sustainability and the best ways to think about sustainability - people, planet, and profits.
Your actions are a better indicator of your intentions than your words are. That's why we say "Let actions speak louder than words." Put your intentions on display and let your actions speak through random acts of …
A valuable piece of personal branding real-estate that we often overlook is our email signature. It is a place where we can direct people in our network to areas where our personal brand is on display. If you're not …
When trying to uproot a habit, and resist the urge to act, a simple word switch will go a long way. Replacing the word "can't" with "don't" implies a commitment that will help you make that change!
Wearing red is associated with more self confidence and more perceived attraction. Keep this in mind for a special ocassion or big moment, and give it a try. Let us know how you feel!
Exercise is an important part of keeping your body in the right shape to perform. But did you know that frequency of exercise is just as important as intensity? This is true even within the same day! That's why …
Who else thinks that we are a little too addicted to our phones? It makes sense, it is a comfortable and reliable place. But too much of anything usually isn't a good thing, and this is no different. Try extra hard to …
The safest place for you to invest, financially, emotionally, and physically, is in yourself. You can this through education, apprenticeship, and taking care of your body!
This is a great way to add a new habit to your repertoire. By using a previous habit, you can add a new habit simply by anchoring a new habit to that …
The first step to getting comfortable being uncomfortable is exposure. But that doesn't need to happen all at once, you can introduce subtle changes to your routine that will help you improve in uncomfortable …
This tip applies for just about anyone who has ever felt like they were busy but didn't get anything done. Kim Kaupe suggests you split your to-do list into things that are important and and things that are urgent. …
Our brain and thought patterns largely influenced by the way we feel and perceive things. Therefore, treating ourselves in a way that sets us up for …
Embrace adversity because it is a blessing in disguise. Practical resilience is the concept of having the mental thought patterns to overcome challenges. This is explained more in Tofe Evan's book "Everyone Has a Plan …
Have you ever benefited from something somebody did out of the goodness in their heart? Sometimes they do this for a very simple reason - paying it forward. Doing something for someone else with no expectation for …
The friendliest form of competition is competition with yourself. It is the truest spirit of self-improvement, and motivates you to be better than you were yesterday. This tip features great video from Addicted2Success …
We all can afford the time to take a phone call with someone in our network. Even if it comes from a place of mentorship, these conversations keep you sharp and you always learn something new. Give it a try!
Influence is a byproduct of the value you are using to serve an industry or individual. It comes about by doing things for the right reasons - with good intentions and the right motives. To test this, pick someone …
Monk Gaur Gopal does provides some real perspective in this one. "Whether you're flying economy or you're flying business, the destination you are heading remains the same doesn't it."
"We work ourselves up so much in …
To all my pack-rats, hoarders, and collectors, simplifying your situation brings great value to your life. It allows you to live more in the moment …
One way to stick to a commitment is to use interpersonal accountability. Three techniques to create this accountability are sharing your goals with someone else, having a Peak Performance Partner, or sharing your …
Asking for help is strength! It's an expression of confidence and makes you more relatable as a human being. The only way to truly extrapolate the …
Sales is all about offering value, and in this tip, Fabio Marrama does a great job explaining why. To leverage that, you need to sell the benefits, or the outcomes!
This is a really good one from Mel Robbins about If-Then planning. Basically, when you have identified a negative thought pattern, you can plan ahead to substitute a behavior with something more beneficial. This …
First described by Anders Ericcson, deliberate / purposeful practice is a 5 step process that can create anyone into a master at some skill.
Captivating speaker and public figure Simon Sinek shares what he believes is the most important part to a speech - the story. When doing this right, you can set the tone for the rest of the presentation.
We all have deficiencies in our lives, and that's okay! Stephanie Hall's tip reminds us to embrace our strengths and execute accordingly.
Take advantage of your down time by learning a foreign language! Duolingo is an incredible resource that gives many people access to education. …
In the face of adversity, be persistent. Young entrepreneur Alexandria Marrow talks about the importance of experience hardship and knowing that it is part of the growing process. "You may encounter many defeats, but …
In a business setting, a great display of respect is to stand up when someone enters the room. Although you might stand out when doing this, the act really does portray a lot and is great for first impressions and …
It is important to reflect on times you failed when identifying room for improvement. This tips proposes that you turn outward when rationalizing problems and ask the question "Why?" 3 times to get to the root cause. …
This tip comes from Charlie Houpert and his YouTube channel "Charisma on Command". In the show he explains how Chris Pratt is a comedic genius, and how it all stems from the way he chooses to perceive situations. …
Learn how to deal with embarrassment or certain emotional situations by taking a deep breathe, smiling, and saying thank you. It increases the way others perceive your self-confidence and establishes rapport.
Tony Robbins is an incredible person because his behavior is built around incredible habits. Every morning he does the same routine that includes 3 minutes of gratitude, 3 minutes sending love to people, and writing 3 …
Write down your 3 goals for the day. It helps provide direction for you and a tangible way to evaluate your productivity in the day!
Performing "How Do I Feel" Checks allows you to get a good sense of your mental state and find any small problems before they grow into big problems. …
Mirroring is when we replicate the behavior of someone else. This from an evolutionarily perspective has played a huge role in relationship building …
Inspired by "Sprint", prioritizing tasks 1 to 5 helps you become more productive and helps you transition between tasks.
As a content marketing and strategy expert, Kaya Ismail shares the importance of organization and planning within his industry. However, his core …
Find time to make your dreams a reality. Your option - 9 PM to midnight!
Today's tip reveals the health benefits of having close friends, and encourages us to get back in touch with those who are important to us but no longer are convenient to hear from.
In a stressful situation Mark Metry prescribes 6 deep breaths. By doing so you activate your parasympathetic nervous system to elicit a calming …
It is simple - make your bed every morning. By doing so, you set yourself up for success by completing the first task of the day, and having it as …
Write down your short term and longterm goals every morning in present terms. Whatever you want to be, profess it as true today and let your psyche do its work!
Innately we are already limited in how much information we can retain and recall. In a conversation, a lot of the information shared is not remembered by the recipient. Active listening, instead of listening with the …
Jake Jordan shares that we lose a ton of time everyday because of distractions, and suggests that we are smart with the way we do spend productive …
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