How to access the energy and power of your ‘why’

Establishing a business is hard work. It requires going out of your comfort zone, taking risks, and developing new skills. You’ll have more than a few bumps along the way. It’s easy to start wondering whether it’s all worth it at times. When that happens, make sure you reconnect with your why. One of the…

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Are you at war with your feelings?

While I wouldn’t consider myself a highly sensitive person, I’m definitely more sensitive than average. No big deal, we live in a world that accepts feeling, sensitive men, right? Well, that hasn’t always been my experience, or the experience of many of my male clients.   A lot of us don’t have a particularly good…

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Do you get stuck in ‘conscious incompetence’?

Perfectionism, ironically, is an obstacle to growth. When I have clients who struggle with perfectionism, it’s usually because they have a misunderstanding of how the process of improvement and growth actually works. This leads to unrealistic expectations and judgements that derail the process. To correct that, I often teach them this model, developed by Noel…

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Hacking the brain for fun & profit

Back in 2000, I spent a year wrestling with the decision of whether to change careers. I’d been working in technology. I didn’t think I could do anything else. I didn’t think I could manage the change financially. I thought I was too old. Humans are, as Mr. Spock said more than once, “not logical.”…

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