Back in 2012, I read Jane McGonigal's book, Reality is Broken, and learned the 4 key design elements of any game. This has changed the way I approach teaching and even my own life design.
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In Atomic Habits by James Clear, he mentions the difference between an amateur and a pro. Reflecting on my last few weeks of writing, I realized I lived up to what he defines as pro. I also contribute another distinction between amateur and pro.
Coaching people has taught me clarity is key to goal success, however, google maps taught me how clear I really have to be in order to achieve my goals. In this article I share one of my favorite goal setting metaphors.
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.
In locked down Ireland, I learned that pandemics and restrictions can actually be the drivers of reinvention and innovation for coffee and more.
Today I thought about what I ultimately want out of my annual reading goals. I always focused on quantity of books, but that's not what I really wanted.
While speaking with one of my UPenn students today, I discovered what it means to assume a new identity and how that transforms the way we think and learn.
After a conversation with a friend about reading in the morning, I thought about what I get from doing it early in the day and why that's the best time to do it.
Since 2010, I have captured highlights from Kindle books I've read. I've never gone back to review them until recently. I discovered these highlights are worth significantly more to me today than they were back then and in this post I share why.