If you asked my sons what they learned from me growing up they would tell you TWO things: The 1st was to Be aware. If one of the boys was reaching across the table and knocked over their milk, no one was angry about the milk. The lesson was that next time, you should be aware of your surroundings. Headspace fonder, and former Buddhist monk Andy Puddicombe had a teacher… Read More »Daily RICHual #85: Lessons to my Sons
So our brains produce substances that can improve your health, stuff like endorphins, gamma globulins. These chemicals strengthen your immune system Recent research has shown that what your brain produces depends, at least in part, on your thoughts, feelings and expectations And in their study, Drs Heather Rasmussen, Michael Scheier, and Joel Greenhouse, showed that when you’re sick and you have hope, a positive attitude, AND believe that you’ll get… Read More »Daily RICHual #84: Mind, Body and Positivity
As someone who travels and then stands in front of people for a living, this whole Corona Virus thing has presented a bit of an obstacle. I had the busiest two and a half month run ever get postponed, cancelled, or taken online. Amazingly, I have been pretty darn okay with it. Yeah, I miss the income (a lot), but had good enough early months to easily keep the ship… Read More »Diligent Transformation During Stay at Home
Your strengths aren’t just for you and they’re not just for marketing. Your strengths, if you think outside of the box a bit, could be used to help others. •Are you Well connected? The right introduction could lead to a job prospect getting a job, or maybe just a new friendship. •Love fitness? Sign up for a charitable walk or run and give to a cause you care about. •Expert… Read More »Daily RICHual #83: Use Your Strengths for Good
We talked some last week about strengths and self-awareness and such. To me, understanding your strengths, expertise, great talents, skills, and characteristics is the entire key to successful marketing. You know your strengths, you know your audience and what they want, and you use your strengths to attract people to your business.
It seems like I have been operating under some kind of misconception. I joined Twitter in December of 2008. When you wanted to post or, excuse me, Tweet, the question you theoretically answered was “What are you doing?” Sometime between then and now they changed the question. Now the question is What’s Happening and it just doesn’t do it for me. I’m a child of the 60’s and What’s Happening… Read More »Daily RICHual #80: What’s Happening? NO, What are you DOING?
What’s interesting about our strengths is the SUBjectivity that swirls around them. First, without significant self-awareness you might not know them and with significant lack of self esteem, you might not think you have any or many. Then, there’s those pesky other people on the planet, they may see you differently than you see you. So how do you figure it all out and come to some sort of accurate… Read More »Daily RICHual 79: Getting a Handle on Your Strengths
So, you’re on the Dating Game. Host Jim Lange has you primed and ready to go to compete for the date of your life on national television. The date selector on the other side of the screen who must be cuter than all get out, begins to ask you and your two competitors questions. They begin rather easy: what foods did you hate as a child, what color eyes are… Read More »Daily RICHual #78: You’re on the Dating Game …
Peter Drucker said, “Most Americans do not know what their strengths are. When you ask them, they look at you with a blank stare, or they respond in terms of subject knowledge, which is the wrong answer.” Understanding what you’re good at, where your expertise lies can go a long way to having a more successful business, and maybe a more successful life. Gary Vaynerchuk said, “A key to success… Read More »Daily RICHual #77: Know Your Strengths, Market Your Strengths