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Wheel of Life | Year In Review | Health | 6.5

Well, let’s just hurry up and bullet-point why it’s a bit low. Flu in February Two cases of tonsillitis Upper respiratory infection Food poisoning Now, I’m still unclear how the flu just “happened” earlier this year. It was the first time I had ever…

Wheel of Life | Year In Review | Fun & Hobbies | 5

This was an extraordinary year of travel: Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, and topping off the year with the wondrous Philippines. I couldn’t be grateful enough for the number of things I’ve come across during my travels: meeting amazing friends in Singapore, developing relationships in Malaysia…

Restoring Self-Trust & The Thirteen Behaviors

Often, the most difficult trust to restore is trust in ourselves. When we violate a promise we’ve made ourselves, fail to follow through on a goal, or act in ways that go against our deepest values, our self trust can really take a die….

Stephen Covey’s Speed of Trust – Full Book Summary Part 2 – 4 Cores of Credibility – Integrity & Intent

It’s time to break down the next phase of the book summary, and we need to first understand the four cores of credibility. First – Integrity, that you are a person of integrity — that you are honest and congruent, that you have a…

Stephen Covey’s Speed of Trust – Full Book Summary Part I – The Foundation

Wow! It’s been a hell of a ride. It’s been an emotional journey. This book was bought back in about October or November with a friend Anna, who has now influenced me to not only move to Vietnam, but to establish trust in her…

Restoring Organizational Trust

Restoring trust within an organization may seem difficult, particular if the focus is almost exclusively on producing and is not balanced by the need to maintain the capacity to produce in the future. However, the fact that high-trust organizations outperform low-trust organizations by three…

Stephen Covey’s Smart Trust Matrix Zones

Zone 1 (High Propensity to Trust; Low Analysis) is the “Blind Trust” zone of gullibility. It’s the Pollyanna approach where people blissfully trust everyone. This is where we find those “suckers who are born every minute” — those people who are a sure bet…

Wheel of Life: July 2019 Edition – TAKE OFF!

Damn, about DAMN time! I mean, having about 300$ to my name (and I’m not saying that embarrassingly, either) was rough. Looking back and saying to myself, “I had x amount in my account and had to bitch at a part-time employer to pay…

WHO do I need to BECOME?

When most people set out to achieve new goals, they ask, “Okay, I have my goal; now what do I need to do to get it?” It’s not a bad question, but it’s not the first question that needs to be addressed either. The…

How to Build your brand

Building your brand. Talk task, right? Let’s start off with some basic questions. Who do you want to be seen as online? What is your message? What is it you’re trying to build and help people with? It’s always the “help.” Understand when you’re…

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