…a productivity freak to be exact. But yes, a freak!
It all started when I was 8 years old. Here’s what happened…
I was sitting on the olive green shag carpet of my grandfather’s family room floor. My grandfather was sitting behind me in his favorite chair crinkling the newspaper as he read it. I don’t remember what I was playing with on the floor, but I do remember what came on television. Read More
Now a question I hear a lot of people ask is how do you network if you are an introvert? Well, you asked the right guy.
You might be surprised to learn that I am mostly an introvert. I self-describe myself as an extroverted introvert, meaning I rise to the occasion when I need to be extroverted, but otherwise I am naturally introverted. Read More
Trying to be more successful can be stressful, am I right?
It seems the bigger your goals, the greater your ambition… also the greater your stress.
I lived most of my life like that: Big goals… and big stress.
But after spending time with many of the world’s greatest achievers I discovered something… They don’t. Read More
“Everyone looks so much better when they smile.” That is a quote from Jimmy Fallon, who you now know of as the host of the legendary “The Tonight Show.”
What a meteoric ride that guy has had to the top? How did he do it? How did Jimmy, son of an IBM machine repairman, get to the chair once occupied by maybe the most legendary figure in comedy TV for 30 years straight, Johnny Carson? Read More
Last week I shared an example of deliberate practice through the story of Kobe Bryant and his insane work ethic. Now before you can attack this idea of deliberate practice, let me help further define it for you so you know how.
Deliberate practice is a highly structured and highly engaged activity with the specific goal of improving performance. Read More