Stages of Change (#81)

One thing I have noticed over the years is that our relationship with change is somewhat schizophrenic. We want change, demand and clamor for it. Politicians promise it, but then are often not very welcoming…

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Tri It (#77)

Last week, I completed my first Olympic Triathlon.  It had been a long-term goal of mine that took a considerable amount of training over three months and got me outside of my comfort zone. During…

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A Dad’s Influence (#76)

Years ago, Natan Parsons, a mentor and colleague, told me that he knew his kids would do stupid things and make bad decisions, but that was all part of life. Ultimately, he only cared if…

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Beautiful Day (#75)

Recently, I noticed that my personal trainer, Mike Sirani, had a tattoo of the phrase “Beautiful Day” on the inside of his right bicep. Not figuring him for a U2 fan, I asked him about…

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Having Doubt (#74)

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to spend time with one of my favorite people, the scholar and public speaking guru, Conor Neill. Conor has helped many people drastically improve their public speaking…

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Burning Bridges (#73)

We often dream about the day when we can finally tell that boss, co-worker, customer, or friend how we really feel about them. It’s our drop the mic moment; a dramatic exit followed by feelings…

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