Dear Steph Curry, Now That You Are MVP Please DO Visit the High School of Matt Amaral!

Dear Mr. Amaral, Let me start by saying thank you for your service and dedication as a teacher. Being a teacher can be one the most difficult professions in our society. While I must admit the great difficulty that comes …

Connecting for Your Success!

Key Strategies: . Be genuine. The only connections that work will be the ones that you truly care about; the world will see through anything short of that. If you don’t have a genuine interest in the person with whom …

Execute, Execute, Execute!

Success doesn’t necessarily come from breakthrough innovation but from flawless execution. A great strategy alone won’t win a game or a battle; the win comes from basic blocking and tackling. Naveen Jain 10 Steps to Achieve Goals 1) Be specific …

Engineering Intentional Living

“Every journey begins with the first step of articulating the intention, and then becoming the intention.” Everyone’s intentional living is a bit different. Below are some steps to moving toward an intentional life. 1. Write out your priorities. 2. Write …

“Can Do” Confidence

Often you cannot do anything about circumstances, such as the loss of a job or the end of a relationship. It can knock us off balance, but it is how you react that really determines how long you stay down. …

Keeping Hope to Thrive in 2014

Dr. Christian Snyder, author of The Psychology of Hope, breaks down the three mental components of hope are goals, willpower, and waypower. He states that goals are objects, experiences, and outcomes that we imagine and desire. “Willpower is the driving …

Capturing Your Calling

According to a Gallup study 70% of U.S. workers are disengaged in job or careers that mean little to them. Do you know the difference between: · a job, · career, · and a vocation? A job allows for a …

Reflecting Forward: Looking Backwards to Go into the Future

When we take the time to reflect and celebrate, we now position ourselves for the next phase of the journey. It’s what national championship coach, Nik Sabin, calls the 24 hour rule – his players have 24 hours to reflect …

Starting Your Engine to Reach Your Goals and Dreams

Goal setting is the fuel that flames your onward progress. It enables you to achieve your dreams and achieve your resolutions. Don’t let your goals and resolutions fall by the wayside. Chances are that to accomplish your dreams and live …

Influence: Should We Lead by Focusing on the Head or the Heart?

What is influence, anyway? The dictionary defines influence as the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something, or the effect itself. We all use influence with our kids, spouses/significant others, students, colleagues, …