When All Else Fails, Play the Zen Game

When All Else Fails, Play the Zen Game

“If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as a Michaelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, ‘Here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

There are no musts in life. Only choices and consequences. Everything you do (or don’t do) is a choice.

So, before taking action on something ask yourself – “Do I really want to do this?”

You Don’t Have a Time Management Problem – Part 3

You Don’t Have a Time Management Problem – Part 3

“There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.” ― Aristotle

You don’t have a time management problem.

You probably think you do, but the reality is that everyone has the same amount of time. In fact, and you may want to take a deep breath here: you have plenty of time.

What you may have is a “people pleasing” problem.

You Don’t Have a Time Management Problem – Part 2

You Don’t Have a Time Management Problem – Part 2

“ Seeing is not believing; believing is seeing! You see things, not as they are, but as you are.”- Eric Butterworth

You don’t have a time management problem.

You probably think you do, but the reality is that everyone has the same amount of time. In fact, and you may want to take a deep breath here: you have plenty of time.

What you may have is a “mindset” problem.

How Your Physiology and Emotions Impact Performance

How Your Physiology and Emotions Impact Performance

A senior monk, named Tanzan, and a junior monk, named Ekido, were traveling together through the countryside. They soon came to a river with a strong current. As the monks were preparing to cross, they saw a very young and beautiful woman also attempting to cross. The young woman asked if they could help her cross to the other side. The two monks glanced at one another. They had taken vows never to touch a woman.

How Personal Breakthroughs Lead To Extraordinary Results

How Personal Breakthroughs Lead To Extraordinary Results

James* is a client and the CEO of a successful medium-sized consulting firm in Vancouver, B.C. He is in his 50s and has done quite a bit of personal growth work in the past, including working with several executive coaches. Despite this, he still finds himself stuck on the same topic.

“I know exactly what to do. I’ve known it for a long time. I’ve had the same vision and plan in front of me before, but for some reason I just can’t execute.”

He looked at me with deep concern in his face.

“What’s going to be different this time?!”

Win the Inner Game 3: How Your Mindset Drives Results

Win the Inner Game 3: How Your Mindset Drives Results

“In all of my experience, I have never seen lasting solutions to problems, or lasting happiness and success, that came from the outside in.” – Stephen R. Covey in The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

Are you a business leader struggling with too few opportunities for growth, a lack of interest in your ideas, or the sense that you don’t have enough time or resources? Are you in any way unhappy about the results, including your inner experience, that you are producing?