The Most Important Perspective to Have – The Key to Success & Happiness

The most important perspective to have in life is one of continual learning. The day you open your mind to the fact that every opportunity is a source of education, tools, and mastery, you open yourself up to fulfilling experience. Fulfilling experience is not the same as just having experience. Success and happiness come with…

Don’t Work Harder, Work Smarter

We’ve all had people in our lives tell us that hard work pays off. That is an alternative fact or at least a half truth. Similar to how nice guys tend to finish last, hard work doesn’t always pay off. True, you have to work hard in life. Nothing meaningful comes to the lazy who…

Proudly, The Generation of the Side Hustle

We have bills to pay, student debt to mount, and a world we want to experience up–close and with adventure. We aren’t just Millennials, we are a generation of global citizens who live life, but know that money means freedom to be. If you are addicted to blogs like The Penny Hoarder the way I am,…

The Saddest Giraffe I’ve Ever Seen & A Lesson In Interconnectivity

This afternoon I was reading an article on CNN.com and came across the saddest giraffe I’ve ever seen.  I should have know what I was in for by clicking on the story since it was titled “Imagine a World Without Giraffes.”  My experience with giraffes is fairly limited, to say the least: a zoo visit…

Know You’re Destined For Greatness, But Get Ready To Work!

Wake up in the morning and say to yourself: “I am destined for great things.”  If you don’t believe you are destined for greatness and don’t believe in yourself, you have built a subconscious barrier that will prevent you from achieving your goals. BUT, knowing you are awesome and destined for greatness doesn’t mean you…

Using the Office Holiday Party to Impress Your Boss

The office holiday party is more than a chance to bond with your peers and celebrate the holidays; it is a professional event that can help your rise to success or drop to the bottom of the barrel. Have fun, but always remember – An office holiday party is still the OFFICE holiday party.  Here are…

Is Taking Time for Yourself Overrated?

No. Why are we tempted to think it’s overrated?  Probably because we feel guilty taking time for ourselves.  Most of us are focused on high-achieving momentum and action in our lives, so why slow down?  We have enough that needs to get done without slowing the path to success, right?  Wrong. Slow your roll.  Take time…

How to be an Olympian and Champion in Life

Watching the Olympics always reminds me of one very important fact – I have no athletic talent what so ever.  Yet, even as someone who doesn’t care about sports more than the average Joe (or Jane), I find myself glued to Olympic sports of every sort.  Whether you are glued to table tennis, gymnastics, swimming,…

Art of Action: 3 Keys To Taking Action In Life

It’s easy to wait and expect life to change around us. Truth be told, life will change no matter what you do. If you don’t actively engage with what you want and make the choices to get there, life will change without you.

There are, however, keys to transforming the gap between waiting for your life to change and making a conscious effort to live the life you want.

Here are the 3 keys to taking action in your life…