Help Me, Help You, Help Me

In the realm of NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) there is the belief that every motivator has two sides, an “away” motivator and a “towards” motivator. An easy example of this is, you are going to ask for that raise and treat yourself to a weekend out if works out. That’s a little bit of an awayContinue reading “Help Me, Help You, Help Me”

There Is No Such Thing As A Stupid Person

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.” –Marianne Williamson First, let me apologize if the final sentence of this paragraph comes off as arrogance. When I do come off as overly confident, it is almost always masking some form of  insecurity. Having said that, I doContinue reading “There Is No Such Thing As A Stupid Person”

Learning To Swim

Since I’m a 31 y.o. dude, you’re probably thinking that my “Learning To Swim” title is an artistic reference to becoming free or liberated in something. No. I was a 31 y.o. dude that was very good at drowning! Brown people don’t swim. That’s the truth. Since we grew up in predominantly poor neighborhoods, no one has the luxuryContinue reading “Learning To Swim”

Just Do It? I Just Did.

So one of my favorite things to learn about is productivity. GTD changed my life. Life was once overwhelming; a never ending onslaught of to-do’s, wish lists, requests, etc., making my existence one unmanageable mess. I felt like I was awash in a blinding light, unable to see or move. Simple things like creating a “Next Action” list made that mountain intoContinue reading “Just Do It? I Just Did.”