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Wednesday Wisdom: Comfort vs Effort

This week’s Wednesday Wisdom comes from Brian Knight’s Daily Discipline email blog: The first thing I felt was the light buzz of my Apple Watch on my wrist as it gently shook me out of deep sleep. The alarm on my phone joined the chorus. I quickly pushed the big...

Wednesday Wisdom: Detachment and Commitment

This week's Wednesday Wisdom comes from Seth Godin: Working professionals develop emotional detachment. It’s the only way to thrive in the work. Emotional detachment helps us remember that we are not our work, and that feedback is useful, not an attack. Commitment...

Wednesday Wisdom: Responding vs Reacting

This week's Wednesday Wisdom comes from the Daily Coach Blog. On Monday night, San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler did something that’s standard practice in baseball. He walked out of the dugout to remove his relief pitcher from the game. But instead of gingerly...

Wednesday Wisdom: It’s All Going To Be Alright

This week’s Wednesday Wisdom comes from the “Sunday Thinking” Daily Coach email blog: It's All Going To Be Alright As we embark on this new month and welcome a new season in September, may we cultivate the faith and belief to trust everything is going to be okay and...

Wednesday Wisdom: Being & Belonging

This week’s Wednesday Wisdom comes from a story told by Thich Nhat Hanh and has to do with Life, Death, and our sense of being & belonging. "When you look at the surface of the ocean, you can see waves coming up and going down. You can describe these waves in...

Wednesday Wisdom: Competing

This week’s Wednesday Wisdom comes from Brian Knight’s “Daily Discipline” email blog and talks about the difference between fake competitors and real competitors. Not just that there is a difference – but that there is a massive difference.   On a personal level,...

Wednesday Wisdom: Candles & Brush Fires

This week’s Wednesday Wisdom comes from Tim Elmore’s “Growing Leaders” blog (mixed with my own words) about Candles and Brush Fires. There are two types of fires we will discuss today: Brush fires (or wildfires) and Candles. A brush fire is often referred to as a wild...

Wednesday Wisdom: The Truth About Who We Are

"Stop walking through the world looking for confirmation that you don't belong. You will always find it because you've made that your mission. Stop scouring people's faces for evidence that you're not enough. You will always find it because you've made that your goal....