I read this on writer Seth Godin’s blog: “Passion comes from feeling needed, from approaching mastery, from doing work that matters.” The standard advice is to find work you are passionate about and pursue it. Godin says that kind of work doesn’t start that way. The three conditions laid out here have merit: Feeling needed. […]
People who are mentally tough… Have a growth mindset. They have faith things can and will get better versus stay the same. Can focus on what’s important versus falling victim to distractions. Don’t lose their cool under pressure. Work relentlessly in pursuit of their goals. Bounce back quickly from setbacks and disappointments. Choose to do […]
Where do you derive “energy?” Entropy is a concept I read about in Dr. Henry Cloud’s book, Integrity. He says that the second law of physics deals with entropy. When a system is left to its own resources, it will cease to grow. If a system isn’t growing, it will begin to die. It will […]
I admire an author named Ryan Holiday. He posted a list on Twitter of how to be more productive. I introduce this as a checklist to consider if you are trying to figure out how to “juice” things up as you move toward a new year. 1. Read, Read, Read Chances are you’re not a […]
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