In this blog, we explore the need we have to label people, and how if we ever change those labels, the person wearing it miraculously changes too.
Many of us wonder how to argue with someone who thinks they are always right, but few of us stop to consider if we’re doing the same thing.
It’ll be time to choose a new mayor and council here in Calgary in about six weeks, but many don’t seem all that excited. Why is that? Maybe people are tired of our elected officials not delivering what they promise?
According to the CEO of one of the largest companies on the planet, there is one quality that makes or breaks a great company: Discretionary Effort. In this blog, I give you the insights you need to instill it in your company.
If I had to name one skill that correlates with success it would be the ability to delay gratification. Why is delayed gratification so important?
Clients ask me how to get more willpower and I usually tell them willpower is a myth. It’s motivation we’re looking for.
How many of us spend countless days, if not years, of our lives feeding ourselves a constant diet of negative self-talk?
Reading has an enormous effect on life outcomes. Literacy (which comprises more than just reading) has a larger effect on income and employment level than any other factor.
These are, to use an increasingly tired cliché, unprecedented times. How to stay optimistic has gone from a temporary challenge to genuine crisis for many people. However, for most of us, how to stay optimistic in the face of adversity is something well within our control.
If I had one piece of advice for people perpetually miserable with the current state of their life it would be to stop blaming others for it. We all landed on this planet endowed with the greatest gift possible – the gift of thought – and contained within that jewel lay a diamond encrusted and gold wrapped treasure – the remarkable power of choice.