Do Your Job

Last night the New England Patriots won Super Bowl LI in record setting fashion. I've never been a Pat's fan, but I have tremendous respect for them. Many people were surprised by how the game turned out. Some people were upset about how the game turned...

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Models, Mentors, Managers and Masterminds

The people in our lives shape who we become, therefore we should choose those people as carefully as we can. As Joshua Fields Millburn says, "You can't change the people around you, but you can change the people around you." You may not be able to...

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Maturity

Being mature doesn't just mean that you're grown up. Being mature is a mindset. It takes practice. It takes time. It can be taught. "Maturity is the ability to stick to a job until its finished, the ability to do the job without being supervised, the...

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Why I love going to the gym

I love going to the gym late at night. I go to 24-Hour Fitness, so I can go any time, but late at night there are no crowds and no waiting.  There are few distractions and it is easy to focus on the task at hand. I've always known that staying in shape...

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Where Will They Find the Time?

Directv has a new moto.  "It will change your life".  I assume they mean in a good way, but research would probably say differently.  At least about tv in general.  A local radio morning show was talking about a study that found that people who watch more...

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Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast

Last weekend I watched Alice In Wonderland in 3D, another masterpiece by Tim Burton. The movie is visually stunning and Johnny Depp is amazing as The Mad Hatter. The story takes place many years after the original and Alice has grown up to be a very...

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How To Get Motivated – 5 Tips That Work

  1. Focus on the benefits. Remind yourself of what you stand to gain.  If you are trying to work out and/or eat healthier food, it helps to focus on how much better you are going to look and feel.  If you are trying to find ways to earn more money, focus...

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Perspective

I don't fly much, but when I do I prefer to sit by the window. I know many people would rather sit by the aisle because they get a little more shoulder room and have easy access to the restroom, but not me. One reason that I like the window seat is because...

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The Anti Cleaners

How can it be that my children know exactly how to make the biggest mess possible at any given time?!  It is like they have been given special training.  A bag of rice dumped on the floor.  Nail polish on the TV.  If I turn my back for a moment, they...

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