So… on June 1, 2015 (today is July 1 2015 in case you’re joining us at some point in the future when I accidentally repost this on Twitter or something) I decided to embark on what I called the Couch to Cave Challenge. I should copyright that or trademark it or whatever. This was my… Continue reading Couch to Cave Challenge: The Results
Consistency does not only make you better at the thing about which you’re being consistent. Consistency is a skill in and of itself. And that skill breeds opportunity. If you shoot 100 free throws a day or write daily or fine tune your snark on your Facebook posts daily, you’ll improve on those skills. More… Continue reading Consistency Breeds Opportunity
Weekends are difficult for me. I can keep nearly any habit from Monday through Friday (or at least Thursday). But on the weekend, I run into the buzz saw of miscellaneous celebrations, family days out, or some other weak excuse to bail on my nutrition plan. This past weekend, my wife was supposed to have… Continue reading Bouncing Back
I can beg and plead with my six year old twins to go upstairs and get something out of their room. I’m speaking. I hear myself. And they are like five feet away from me, but It’s like I’m not even there. They just keep doing what they’re doing as if I have no authority… Continue reading Do You Gamify Your Life?
Some In his book The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business, Charles Duhigg shares Alcoa’s 1987 turnaround story. The aluminum giant had recently selected Paul O’Neill as the new CEO. O’Neill made this surprising statement regarding his goals for the corporation: “I intend to make Alcoa the safest… Continue reading Why Keystone Habits Are Key
I’m a sucker for a good 30 day challenge. I’m not sure if 30 day challenges were as much of a thing prior to the world of blogging (and the associated attempts by bloggers to build email lists). Regardless, I’m a sucker for them because they happen to work for my personality type. They especially… Continue reading From Couch to Cave: A 30 Day Challenge