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Take control of your calendar

Take control of your calendar

Monday morning arrives. You wake up and think "I have a lot to do this week". You get ready for work, have some coffee, and brace yourself for the week ahead. Last night, you looked at your calendar and prepped for a meeting with your boss, which makes you feel a...

Adapt

Adapt

"Head, heart, hustle" - the words of Thomas Moyer were in my head, egging me on. 10 miles done, 9.22 to go, it was New Year's Eve, the last day of a 31-day experiment in adaptation. I was exhausted but I knew I was going to make it. 99% chance of completion. I heard...

Change

Change

I was running a peak performance workshop with some high performing sales engineers the other day and one of the attendees asked "how do you deal with rapid change?". They were dealing with a high rate of change in their organization, their products, and their roles....

Pep Talk

Pep Talk

Here is an amazing pep talk that I came across on Muse. The author is Emily Fletcher: Hi friends, this is a little pep talk for you. So here is what I know for sure. You are meant for greatness. You have clearly worked very hard to be standing where you are right now...

Play

Play

It was 6 PM on a Sunday. My older son came in and asked "want to go for a bike ride?' I already had a full day. A long run had made me tired. I just sat down to chill out. He already had his helmet on. My initial response that came to me was "Aaah, I just sat down and...

Sleep

Sleep

There is really no better performance improver than good sleep, in my opinion... Sleep is often referred to as a "super power" due to its profound impact on our physical health, mental well-being, cognitive function, and overall performance. Sleep is the foundation of...

LovingKindness

LovingKindness

  When I was pushing really hard last fall, I found myself running out of energy by Thursday. I was working full-time, going to graduate school, and in training with Flow Research Collective. Getting up at 5 AM to get two hours of study in before taking the kids...

Hundred days

Hundred days

It's been a hundred days since I left my job to pursue a completely different domain. Planning helps, but doesn't fully prepare you for the psychological transition of leaving a job, a paycheck, and a mission. You can only process the transition while you are in it....

Awe

Awe

"Get up. You gotta see this." I was woken up by my friend in the next hut and stepped into the crisp morning air. It was too early to wake up and too cold to sleep. Sunlight was starting to fill the giant valley and I was filled with wonder. The entire Annupurna...

Resources

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Change

Change

I was running a peak performance workshop with some high performing sales engineers the other day and one of the attendees asked "how do you deal with rapid change?". They were dealing with a high...

LovingKindness

LovingKindness

  When I was pushing really hard last fall, I found myself running out of energy by Thursday. I was working full-time, going to graduate school, and in training with Flow Research Collective....

Group Flow for Business Teams

Group Flow for Business Teams

Introduction Group flow can increase the productivity, happiness and creativity of business-led technology teams and is a powerful tool for organizations looking to have higher impact. If you have...

Flow Resources

Flow Resources

Here are my favorite books and other resources on Flow Science:   Flow: Living at the Peak of Your Abilities by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly...

Meditation Resources

Meditation Resources

These are some of my favorite books and other resources that I have used to develop my meditation practice. Starting with practical guides: The Mind Illuminated: A complete meditation guide...

Retirement Resources

Retirement Resources

These are some of my favorite books and other resources that I have used to plan for retirement financially and psychologically: Your Money or your Life by Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez. The book...