STOP! It Can Be The Most Productive Thing You Do

Whether you are an Entrepreneur, CEO, Manager or line staff we all run into the issue of feeling like we don’t have “enough time.”

Not enough time to complete our work, spend time with our children or take part in the things we love.

I often work with people who tell me that there is not enough time in the day to complete the tasks at their jobs, home or both.  This lack of perceived productivity will begin to cause anxiety and negatively affect the quality of our day.  When you begin to feel like your not making any progress in your professional or personal life, it can be debilitating.

I’ve learned that the key to preventing this from happening is by STOPPING! Yes, stopping! Continue reading “STOP! It Can Be The Most Productive Thing You Do”

5 Reasons Why Helping Others Is Your Greatest Wealth

It’s not easy asking for help, so I’ve learned not to wait until someone asks, help anyway.

I’ve had experiences with the people I mentor and coach who always ask how I’m so positive and willing to help people. My answer is usually “because I owe.” I owe for the people who took the time and energy with me to help get me to where I am.

I owe for those who weren’t given the opportunities that I was through basketball and other means.  I owe because if I want to see the change in the world, I must be a living example of that change.  But what they don’t realize is that by giving, I get so much in return. People want to be a part of something they believe in, and the network/community that has developed as a result of helping others has been priceless.  I can reach out to people all over the world for help when I need it which to me signifies true wealth and abundance. Continue reading “5 Reasons Why Helping Others Is Your Greatest Wealth”

3 Beliefs All Successful People Have… Takeaways From Tedx

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Over the past few weeks, I have been fortunate enough to get invited as a VIP guest to a couple of TEDx events in New York. It was an honor as well as a humbling experience to be a part of these great events.

I also recently teamed up with a  couple of friends and attended a TEDxAmherst event with the dual purpose of networking and enjoying the day with them.  For all of you who are unfamiliar with TED or TEDx, you can see what it’s about on TED.com.  A quick heads up, TED is not a big giant talking Teddy Bear or a person.  It is actually a global set of conferences focused on spreading innovative “ideas worth spreading.” TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design. Continue reading “3 Beliefs All Successful People Have… Takeaways From Tedx”