Going to university was very expensive. Knowing I would have to pay back the huge loans drove and empowered me to pursue any and all learning interests. Sometimes against the advice of university counselors and mentors.
I started writing so that I could document and publish old ideas, however, what I discovered was that writing is actually how I develop new and better ideas. Writing is more about surfacing new ideas than it is about documenting old ones.
Recently, I realized that doing what I love consistently and regularly over a long period of time has attracted some of the most important opportunities and successes of my life. In this article, I share how exactly that happened.
One an apartment tour the other day, I learned a powerful lesson from the leasing agent that helped me upgrade my home to 30,000 square feet of space.
Reflecting on past limiting beliefs, I discovered that sometimes they come back in different forms. They are harder to recognize and just as distracting. Fortunately, giving myself time and space allowed me to see what I couldn't see before.
Coaching over 3,000 people has taught me significant lesson - motivation isn't something we need in order to get started. It's what happens when we get started. But what do we need in order to get started?
While responding to an email I had a breakthrough about my daily writing practice. Every day, by creating space and silence, I drive new discoveries about myself.
For several years, I have been intentionally slowing down time. It started as a way to avoid turning 40, but now it's how I live my best life.
There were several moments in my life where a limiting belief would stop me from trying something new and possibly growing. The limiting belief didn't always show up, but it was never too far.
Today I took a midday field trip to Bray, Ireland to visit Catalyst Coffee. What I got was a masterclass on coffee and lessons in passion and purpose.