What I’m Reading – The Week of Oct 20th

Below are some of the most intriguing, thought-provoking and actionable performance-related content pieces I read, watched or listened to this week. You Never Have Time, Only Intentions https://www.raptitude.com/2017/05/you-never-have-time-only-intentions/ “Time shrinks and disappears, or arrives with new problems we hadn’t accounted for. It has done this out whole lives, and we never learn. Unlike time, you … Read more

What I’m Reading – The Week of October 13th

Below are some of the most intriguing, thought-provoking and actionable performance-related content pieces I read, watched or listened to this week. Four links and descriptions:   Mindsets: Optimism vs. Complacency vs. Pessimism https://www.collaborativefund.com/blog/mindsets-optimism-vs-complacency-vs-pessimism/ “A real optimist wakes up every morning knowing lots of stuff is broken, and more stuff is about to break. Big stuff. … Read more

What I’m Reading – Week of Oct 6th

Below are some of the most intriguing, thought-provoking and actionable performance-related content pieces I read and watched this week: On The Value of Distraction https://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/a-new-theory-of-distraction  “What if, in fact, we’re not very good at being distracted? What if we actually don’t value distraction enough?” On Self Doubt https://stevenpressfield.com/2018/09/self-doubt-is-good/ “For every measure of self-doubt we experience … Read more

What I’m Reading – The Week of September 29th

Below are some of the most intriguing, thought-provoking and actionable performance-related content pieces I read and watched this week: On Luck Relative to Hard Work https://jamesclear.com/luck-vs-hard-work  “Absolute success is luck. Relative success is hard work.” On Self-Serving Bias https://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/self-serving-bias/ “We all like to believe that our achievements are our own and that our failures are … Read more

LA40 Talk Radio Interview

On September 20th I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Katerina Cozias on LA40 Talk Radio.  A brief description of the long-form interview is below. You can click on the image or the link underneath to listen or watch the interview. LA40 Interview: “Saying yes to life” – This week on the talk show … Read more

What I’m Reading – Week of Sept 22, 2018

Below are some of the most intriguing, thought-provoking and actionable performance-related content pieces I read and watched this week: On Learning From Mistakes https://www.collaborativefund.com/blog/fool-me-three-times-and-i-give-up/ ” What you should learn when you make a mistake because you did not anticipate something is that the world is difficult to anticipate. That’s the correct lesson to learn from surprises: … Read more

What I’m Reading – Week of Sept 10, 2018

Below are some of the most intriguing, thought-provoking and actionable performance-related content pieces I read and watched this week:   On Goals and Regret https://www.collaborativefund.com/blog/concealed-emotions/ “Goals are emotional because you’re anticipating a future where things are better than today, or avoiding a situation where they could be worse than today. The point of a goal … Read more

Legacy Mentor Instagram Launch

I have launched an Instagram page for Legacy Mentor:  www.instagram.com/legacymentorofficial/ – handle @legacymentorofficial A lot of folks always ask me what I’m reading, what productivity hacks I’m using, what quotes of the day I’m throwing around and the reasoning behind them.  IG is a great place for me to offer short-form peeks into my process. … Read more

Focus On Your Legacy Now – There Is No Later

If you were to ‘depart’ tomorrow, when your peers and loved ones gather to discuss what is your lasting contribution, what you are to be remembered for, what will they say? “Dan really crushed those quarterly PowerPoint presentations.” “Sally never missed a client call.” While producing top-notch presentations and 24/7 availability may be important to … Read more