When I first embarked on reinventing myself, I didn’t have many stories, insights, and lessons from the journey to reinvention. I often felt alone or like the crazy one that lost his way. However, that doesn’t have to be the case for you. Reinvention is challenging enough on its own, we don’t need to feel alone or like we have lost our way. This blog will help you learn from my experiences and those I have had the opportunity to learn from. This is the blog I wish I would have been able to follow and read when I first embarked on the journey to reinvention.
In Atomic Habits by James Clear, he mentions the difference between an amateur and a pro. Reflecting on my last few weeks of writing, I realized I lived up to what he defines as pro. I also contribute another distinction between amateur and pro.
Coaching people has taught me clarity is key to goal success, however, google maps taught me how clear I really have to be in order to achieve my goals. In this article I share one of my favorite goal setting metaphors.
Coaching over 3,000 people has taught me significant lesson – motivation isn’t something we need in order to get started. It’s what happens when we get started. But what do we need in order to get started?
While responding to an email I had a breakthrough about my daily writing practice. Every day, by creating space and silence, I drive new discoveries about myself.
In locked down Ireland, I learned that pandemics and restrictions can actually be the drivers of reinvention and innovation for coffee and more.
Today I thought about what I ultimately want out of my annual reading goals. I always focused on quantity of books, but that’s not what I really wanted.
While speaking with one of my UPenn students today, I discovered what it means to assume a new identity and how that transforms the way we think and learn.
After a conversation with a friend about reading in the morning, I thought about what I get from doing it early in the day and why that’s the best time to do it.
Since 2010, I have captured highlights from Kindle books I’ve read. I’ve never gone back to review them until recently. I discovered these highlights are worth significantly more to me today than they were back then and in this post I share why.
I used to think that being a great writer leads to becoming a best selling author. Then I realized that there are many skills necessary to be a best selling author. Writing is only one of them.
One of the most effective ways of unlocking breakthroughs in my life has been through commitment and consistency. Just about anything that I’ve done enough times has led to breakthroughs. Here’s why.
Years ago I discovered that what I read matters more than how much I read. In 2019, I realized that reading the same thing over and over on repeat takes my learning and thinking to another level. Turns out reruns are good for learning!