When you’re not sure whether your current job is working out …

2018-02-24T22:45:05+00:00 By |High Performance, Mission|

... don't just wait to see how things play out. Reflect and take action. For many of us, work makes up a big part of our waking hours. One of the most common pitfalls is getting stuck in the wrong job especially when the compensation and benefits are comfortable and the job is easy for [...]

To Succeed, Embrace the Grind

2017-12-26T11:12:50+00:00 By |High Performance, Mission|

"The grind." Beyond workaholics, this phrase puts off more people than it excites. When people think of the grind, they envision their routine commute and their brainless, repetitive tasks. Not exactly a motivating image. Yet, the grind is needed for success. Most of your working life will consist of the grind with achievements peppered throughout. Your [...]

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When you have a hard time saying no …

2017-11-25T22:18:08+00:00 By |Communication Skills, High Performance, Mission|

... slow down the process of saying yes and do your due diligence. I wish I could say no to everything that didn't move me closer to my goals but it's just not easy for me. I have a hard time saying no. I fear missing out on a life-changing opportunity or disappointing the people who [...]

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No Shortcuts to Success

2017-11-23T20:34:45+00:00 By |High Performance, Mission, Quotes|

If you want to succeed, do the hard work it takes to separate you from everyone else. If you persevere, you'll eventually get there. The extra bonus is that the journey itself will help you to grow and increase your chances of success. Don't waste your time looking for a shortcut - you're only prolonging [...]

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When you are not sure who you are anymore …

2016-12-21T00:58:42+00:00 By |High Performance, Mission|

... look at your behaviors. You thrive on feedback. That's how you got to where you are today. You actively seek out advice and insights from your mentors, great books and life experiences. Since you're open-minded and motivated to succeed in the shortest time possible, you experiment with all the different winning strategies that you come across. Some [...]

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Don’t “should” on yourself

2016-03-27T21:19:55+00:00 By |High Performance, Mission|

As a high performer, you pride yourself on getting things done. With an ever-growing to-do list, your commitment to complete your tasks can make you prone to "shoulding" on yourself. "Shoulding" is the act of turning what you want to do into what you "should" do. This nuanced change in both language and outlook can hurt your ability [...]

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When you feel like you’re sacrificing too much …

2016-12-21T00:58:42+00:00 By |Mission|

... view what you're giving up as an investment instead. As a high-performer, you'll have more opportunities than you know what to do with. As you continue to grow in your career, you'll have to make tough sacrifices. When you give things up all the time, it's easy to begin feeling guilty, resentful or depressed because sacrificing often focuses you on [...]

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When you’re bored or unmoved by the work that you do …

2015-12-05T14:06:26+00:00 By |High Performance, Mission|

... do something else. Here are the elements you may want to consider to do work that you love. 1. Set your own goals ... ... not ones determined by biological needs or social convention. Don't let others tell you what's important. When you are the one to decide, you give meaning and sense for every action you take [...]

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When you feel like you’re wasting your time at work …

2016-01-23T11:34:11+00:00 By |Mission, Quotes|

... plug into why you're doing what you're doing. When you have an idea of where you are going, what you do will begin to make more sense even if it doesn't make sense to others. If you're not sure of where you want to go, you can start figuring that out by taking my Know [...]

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When people tell you it’s not going to work …

2017-08-23T22:49:36+00:00 By |High Performance, Mission|

... or you're not cut out for it ... ... ignore them. (especially if they have not achieved success by your definition of success and if you know this is what you want to do.  If you're not sure of what you want, go here.) Now if people are telling you to quit, great news, you're [...]

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To get what you want…

2016-12-21T00:58:43+00:00 By |High Performance, Leadership, Mission, Quotes|

... take action to make yourself worthy of it.   It's easy to spend time focusing on the rewards of success.  We think about what we'll do and how we'll be once we get those rewards.  Then our minds drift to those who already have the trappings of success and we dwell on and perhaps even envy their [...]

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Is it passion or are you just a workaholic?

2016-12-21T00:58:43+00:00 By |High Performance, Mission|

As a high performer, you work hard. Sometimes it's difficult to discern whether you're passionate about what you are doing or if you're just addicted to work. Do you really love what you do or are you using passion to rationalize the sleep-deprived hours you spend away from friends and family? This exact question popped [...]

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