Misaligned Relationships, Rejection, Guilt, and Betrayal

One of my readers recently asked: How do you stay connected to loved ones who aren’t on a journey of curiosity and growth? I’ll frame this more generally by addressing these question too: How do you maintain relationships with incompatible people who expect you to stay connected? How do you manage shifting relationships while on…

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What Are My Strengths?

During some recent morning runs, I’ve been listening to a series of Michael Michalowicz books: The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, Profit First, Clockwork, and Fix This Next. He also wrote The Pumpkin Plan – one of my all-time favorite business books. In the Toilet Paper Entrepreneur book, there are some questions about identifying your strengths and…

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Self-Accountability

Using an accountability buddy to help you consistently stick with a habit or work on a goal is fine as a temporary measure to get yourself into the flow of action, but it’s also a crutch. Ultimately you want to be accountable to yourself first and foremost, not to a buddy, team, company, organization, app,…

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Your Work Attitude

This is one of my favorite quotes from Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet (in the passage on work): Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of those…

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Self-Absorption

One trap that many personal development enthusiasts fall into is becoming overly self-absorbed, which severely limits their results in the long run. Working on your own problems and challenges can be rewarding when you start getting results that matter to you. Maybe you adopt a new habit like becoming an early riser, and it feels…

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Daily Reminders

I normally review my quarterly goals each morning, which is a good habit for staying focused on them throughout the quarter. One new habit I’ve started is to also review a daily reminders list. This is a list of good practices that I want to refresh in my mind each morning, so I can remember…

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All 65 Stature Lessons Complete

Yesterday I finished creating and publishing all of the lessons for the co-creative Stature character sculpting deep dive. The full course is 16 hours and 20 minutes of audio, with the average lesson being 15 minutes. I wanted to keep the lessons for this course very focused and tight. There’s also a 138-page workbook to…

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