It really doesn’t matter how much you know about the journey to your reinvention, what matters is that you keep moving. Check out all of the crazy moves I made in 2008!
Even being one of the greatest on the planet in your field doesn’t mean you’ll pick or succeed in your next job. There’s more to sports than just playing the game. Emotional and mental wellbeing are an important part of success. Just ask Lionel Messi.
The insights and strategies in Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi are essential to mastering happiness, focus, performance, mastery, and mindfulness. This book helped me successfully make the transition to teacher, coach, and entrepreneur.
Reflecting on 15 years of reinvention, I discovered that specific moments of my life required certain teachers. Here I share how I find them, learn from them, and who I’m learning from in the current chapter of my life.
Today, I realized that one thing I said in 2008 is what made all of my reinventions possible. Without it, I would not have made it very far along this crazy journey. Reinvention may not start with this, but it is made possible by it.
Good habits were always a nice-to-have for me. Then I realized they could lay the groundwork for exponential growth if I set them with greater intention and desired outcomes.
It’s so easy to tolerate things we don’t like and simply move on. Sometimes we don’t even notice the things we tolerate. What are we missing out on when we tolerate? I did something about it and learned that we get the life we tolerate.
After I started to apply the growth mindset for myself, I realized that without this one thing, growth mindset did not work. For the growth mindset to drive success, I can’t only focus on my growth.
Since I was young, I was obsessed with learning how people succeed over and over again. As an adult I studied the science and psychology success. In my research, I found 4 building blocks that created a foundation for successfully reinventing myself multiple times.
While building my new business, I realized I was thinking too strategically for my own good. It was slowing me down and I wasn’t even enjoying the process. Then I remembered the #1 lesson I teach aspiring entrepreneurs.