What you need to know is that the principles we teach are not new. They are the underlying principles shared by all the major spiritual traditions. They have been forged in the furnace of time and withstood the light of the ages.
In grade school, I remember my teacher passing out an assignment and telling each student to "keep your eyes on your own paper." Perhaps she was simply trying to teach 8-year-olds to not cheat, but hidden within that phrase is also a deeper message about what really matters.
I need to reflect annually about what sports can be when our egos are tamed and we're led by our souls. It's a great time to appreciate and be grateful for sport at its best. That's why I need Thanksgiving.
In making choices, a guidepost is to imagine yourself at the end of your days, reflecting back on your life. And ask these questions -- What are the things that I will regret not doing? What are the things that will cease to be meaningful in the long run? In which category does the choice fall.
Most people start drinking caffeine because it makes them feel more alert and improves their mood. Many studies suggest that caffeine actually improves cognitive task performance in the short-term. Unfortunately, these studies fail to consider the participants' caffeine habits.
Powerful people think in a healthy way that invites inspiration. From when they wake up in the morning to when they close their eyes at night, they're creating thoughts that bring the best possibilities.
Imagine you are running through a field of grass feeling vibrant, looking healthy, and young. Now imagine that you are also disease-free and strong into your old age. Don't both those images seem too good to be true?
If you went on a bike ride in strong wind, as I did this morning, would you want to be against the wind on the way there and with it behind you on the return, or the other way round? If you like the icing on a cake, would you eat it last or first?
As a management consultant, I get asked for advice all the time on a wide range of topics: How can I best lead a high stakes meeting? How do I handle a difficult conversation? How do I more effectively manage a strategic transition at our company?
Having choices is supposed to be a good thing, but when you are a woman, one choice in life sucks. The choice that I am referring to is the one regarding embracing either your feminine side or your intellectual side based on the career you enter.
About 500,000 new U.S. companies are launched every month with over 11 million entrepreneurs. But how many are successful under the age of 10? Well, you've heard the saying "It's never too late." but for this trio of kidpreneurs, "It's never too early!"
Ground yourself in these five foundations that will elevate your life to its joyful peak. Apply them in your relationships with others and yourself, in your career, and in your everyday life to satisfy your soul:
We chase milestones but forget the little moments -- the incremental growth and change that makes up success. If you've done just one thing better than yesterday, you've contributed to your success, and that deserves to be acknowledged, even if the entire day wasn't as great as you'd planned.
So often we think that we need more to be successful. More outside funding for our startup. More software programs or productivity tools to handle our to-do list. More business contacts, a bigger network. More clothes or cars or credit cards. But maybe what we really need is less
When facing a problem, instead of focusing on the problem, you should focus on your action and what you do to make the situation better. By shifting your focus like this, you will feel better and find an even better way to solve the problem.
Spend at least an hour a day thinking deeply about your business and why some segments are more attractive than others; and where and why other firms who are rivals or in adjacent markets are spectacularly successful.