The Comparison Trap

Teddy Roosevelt said, “Comparison is the thief of joy.” This is one of my favorite quotes because I have found it to be completely accurate. We compare our appearance, our business, our …

The Comparison Trap

As Theodore Roosevelt said, “Comparison is the thief of joy.” Research suggests that comparison breeds feelings of depression, low self-confidence, anxiety, separation and loneliness. We are less likely to reach …

Learning to be an Optimist

  Let’s get real for a moment. There are severe consequences of adopting a pessimistic perspective. For example, research shows: Pessimists do not perform as well in life, sport and …

How to Stay in the Present Moment

      High performers work to stay present moment focused. They recognize they can’t control the past or future but are empowered to reach their highest potential when they …

Be Kind to Yourself

This week we focus on the 9th trait of High Performers: They are self-compassionate.  I wonder how different our world would be if we were all a little kinder to ourselves. I …

Get Comfortable Being Unconfortable

This week we focus on the 8th trait of High Performers: They are comfortable being uncomfortable. Have you ever heard people say: “I don’t know how to do that.” “That sounds …

The Power of Authenticity

This week we focus on the 7th trait of High Performers: They consciously practice authenticity daily.    Over the last year I have been on my own journey of showing up as …

Be Empowered by Your Emotions

This week we focus on the 6th trait of High Performers: They choose empowering emotions.   The most successful athletes, business leaders, and entrepreneurs recognize their emotions are their choice. They choose …