Channel Your Emotions (Toward Your Passionate Purpose): Morning Practice #3


Channel Your Emotions

Channel Your Emotions Toward Passionate Purpose: part three in a four-part series about the power of a morning practice. A morning practice gives you your own personal development plan for achieving goals in your life at home and work. In the first post I focused on Mindset, your Mind and how to direct your thoughts. Last week’s post covered Imagination, and your Spirit where it lives. We’ve looked at how both of these personal human systems are nourished by your morning...

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Your Morning Practice #2: Ignite your Imagination


Ignite your imagination. Part two of my four-part series about the Morning Practice, and 10 elements to start your engines for a productive and creative day. I described in my last post the four integrated systems (mind, spirit, heart and body) of every human being and compared them to the systems of a car. While you can get away with periodic maintenance of your car, maintaining yourself is a daily job. Your morning practice is breakfast for the rest of you. In fact, these...

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Your Morning Practice in 10 Strategic Steps. Get a Grip on (the Best of) Yourself!


morning practice for thinking outside the box

I love this image because it says so much about the process of innovation. In my last post, you saw this box from the outside… the black box between “Do what you love” and “the money will follow.” This week we go inside to understand how to create a morning practice to train your mind, body, spirit and heart every day to think and act outside that box. In my early-morning Facebook Live video at the start of this week, I promised to put my strategy for a successful start to...

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“Do what you love, the money will follow.” The rest of the story.


black box of success

Do what you love, the money will follow. Popularized in the 90s by a self-help book of the same title this idea was then revisited 15 years later in another successful book, The Secret. Ideas like these have led millions of  personal development seekers to believe that all you have to do is change your thinking, and your life will change. But when you do and it doesn’t you’re left wondering, “What did I do wrong?” Is it too good to be true? What’s missing in this magic...

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Success has 2 personalities: Why you need both


In last week’s post, I asked you to define your success formula and score yourself at the end of the week according to how your activities added up. (If you didn’t see that post, have a quick look and create your own personal formula for success now.)   This week I have four questions for you. What’s your formula? How did you score? Is it working? If not, what’s missing? Success is something you must define for yourself. For the relief worker, it’s saving lives....

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What’s Your Success Formula?


How do you measure success? How do you assess your strategy for life? Is it based on how you feel? How much money you make? How many likes you get on your Facebook posts? “Before you climb that ladder of success make sure it’s leaning against the right wall.” Stephen Covey wanted you take time now to ensure that your life today is taking  you where you want to go. So how to do that? What is the right success formula for you? I first asked myself this question when I...

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