OPPORTUNITIES OF THE QUARANTINED LIFE

OPPORTUNITIES OF THE QUARANTINED LIFE

A few days ago the weather was absolutely beautiful. It was cool and sunny. So I opened up the door to our front porch, sat down and did some journaling/reflecting. I thought about the chaos of the last few weeks for my family. Two weeks ago we started phase one of our move from New Orleans to San Diego. My son, Joey, and I drove the 1,800 mile 3 day journey with the Uhaul. The plan was for Joey to finish the school year In California. And Jena, my wife, and other 2 kids, Ethan & Emma, would join us when they...

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HOW TO OVERCOME FEAR

HOW TO OVERCOME FEAR

Great people use the fear that should hold them back to move them forward. How do you do that? I'm going to share a series of questions to ask yourself when confronted with fear. I learned this from my coach, Jess Blanche, and have found these questions to be extremely helpful. I think you will too. As I go through each one, I'll use a recent example of a fear that I was wrestling with about hiring a digital marketing company.  So, here goes: What is it that you fear? Naming what you fear will bring clarity to the situation. As I was debating on hiring the agency to manage...

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DO THE IMPOSSIBLE

DO THE IMPOSSIBLE

"There is great security in insecurity. We are wired and programmed to do what's safe and sensible. I don't think that's the way to go. I think you should try to slay dragons. I don't care how big the opponent is. We read about and admire the people who did things that were basically considered impossible. That's what makes the world a better place to live." - Bryan Callen This is one of my all time favorite quotes.  Comfort is the enemy to achievement. Instead of staying comfortable, slay dragons. Do the impossible. Think exponential rather than incremental growth. Go big.  What's...

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