Feeding the fire of the spirit in you…

The human spirit,like a campfire,must be lit again each day. Unlike the spirit,a campfire is easy to observe and understand,because we can step back from it and observe it.After a night of camping,we can emerge from our tents the next morning and notice with satisfaction that the campfire has gone out.We don’t curse the campfire…Read moreRead more

How long between leaps…?

Kids have to change grades every year. You hit 18 and the system says it’s time to move out and go to a whole new place. Four years later, another cycle… And then? How often do we say, “three months from today, I will be doing something totally different than I’m doing now?” How often…Read moreRead more

Think your way up…

In some of our seminars,one consultant like to draw a picture of a ladder on the board and call it “the ladder of selves.” On the very bottom he writes”The physical, in the middle he puts “The Emotional.” and on top he places “The Mind”. We can move up or down this ladder by the…Read moreRead more

Discover active relaxation…

There is a huge difference between active relaxation and passive relaxation. When we play games,sports,go to the gym,swim,work in a garden,walk the dog,or play chess,we are interacting with unexpected,and our mind are responding. All of these activities increase personal creativity and intellectual motivation.The are all active pursuits. Active relaxation refreshes and restores the mind.It keeps…Read moreRead more

How to be a good detective…

In your professional life,whatever it is,always be curious. When you meet with someone,think of yourself as a bumbling but friendly private detective. Ask questions.Then ask follow-up questions.And then let the answers make you even more curious.Let the answers suggest even more questions.This will motivate you to higher levels of consciousnesses and interest. When you prepare…Read moreRead more

Put your library on the wheels…

One of the greatest opportunities for motivating yourself today lies in the way you use your drive time. There is no longer any excuse for time in the car to be downtime or frustrating or time that is not motivating.With huge variety of audiobooks now available,you can use your time on the road to educate…Read moreRead more

How to reprogram your mind for yourself…

If you are a regular consumer of the major news program,you belong to a very persuasive and hype cult. You need to be deprogrammed. Start by altering how you listen to electronic radio gossip,the news,and shock and schlock TV shows.Program all the negative cynical,skeptical thoughts that you allow to flow into your mind unchecked when…Read moreRead more