How do you define a winning habit? It's important to understand how you define this powerful component of life before you seek to improve or eliminate your current habits. If I asked you to rate your current habits as a whole based on the following statements, what would your ranking be?
There’s a saying that says that we don’t remember the days, we only remember the moments. As another summer is wrapping up, and quickly coming to an end, I’m sure you were probably out having lots of fun this summer with friends and family making the most of every moment. And I bet you were also probably capturing some of those magical moments with a camera - probably the one on your smartphone.
Football season is almost here, and most of you probably already know that I’m a huge LSU football fan, and I try not to miss watching a game. But I also love to watch movies about football and one of my favorite football movies is Rudy. If you’ve never seen it, then you should definitely try and check it out. It’s based on the real life story of Daniel “Rudy Ruettiger. He had a dream to play football at the University of Notre Dame, and in spite of having significant challenges and numerous obstacles to overcome, he did finally get to play for the Fighting Irish.
Years ago, I had the opportunity to get to know an incredible man, Dale Brown, the legendary head basketball coach of the LSU Tigers. To say this man impacted my life would be an understatement of the highest degree. If you ever doubt his impact on people, just Google search his story and read comments from his former players, especially Shaquille O'Neal.
Have you ever had one of those "aha" moments in your life where clarity was immediate? I have had many moments like this over the last three decades as an entrepreneur, teacher, and parent. I wanted to share a personal experience with you that deeply influenced the content of my soon to be released book, It All Matters.
How do you view and react to adversity in your life? In Part 1 of our series on Overcoming Adversity, we discussed the importance of responding to adversity instead of reacting to it and provided a mental checklist for leaders to keep adversity in check. In part 2, it is now critical to discuss the importance of time and distance and the ripple effect.
Are you dependable? If you truly possess and display this attribute, it will go a long way in your workplace. It sounds too basic, but people need to know without a doubt they can count on you every day, every time, without fail, no exceptions. It's one of the first things a business owner considers when putting together a candidate list for potential promotions...