William’s Blog

Wednesday Wisdom: The Weight of the Glass

This week’s Wednesday Wisdom comes from Proctor Gallagher Institute Once upon a time, a psychology professor walked around on a stage while teaching stress management principles to an auditorium filled with students. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected...

Wednesday Wisdom: RWL

This week’s Wednesday Wisdom comes from Coach John Wooden and his philosophy of responding with love to everybody and every situation. R.W.L. – Respond With Love Coach would ask each of us to make a list of all the people and situations we are angry or upset about…and...

Wednesday Wisdom: Walking on Rainy Days

On Monday, Salesforce Chief Digital Evangelist Vala Afshar tweeted a photo of a man with an umbrella below the caption of a Paulo Coelho quote. “If you only walk on sunny days, you will never reach your destination.” We all experience “rainy days” — the ones where we...

Wednesday Wisdom: Give ourselves Grace

This week’s Wednesday Wisdom comes from Coach George Raveling’s “Daily Coach” Blog: In a world where we can be anything, we often choose to be something other than ourselves. Being ourselves starts with self-compassion, self-discipline and self-leadership. Being...

Wednesday Wisdom: Busy vs Productive

Busy Vs. Productive Being productive does not mean working 24/7. It means working effectively within the shortest amount of time. Being busy feels urgent. Being productive feels effective. Being busy is frantic and multitasking. Being productive is focused. Being busy...

Wednesday Wisdom: Good intentions

Five birds are sitting on a telephone wire. Two decide to fly south. How many are left? Most people would say three. Actually, all five are left. You see, deciding to fly isn’t the same as doing it. If a bird really wants to go somewhere, it’s got to point itself in...

Wednesday Wisdom: Intensity & Consistency

This week’s Wednesday Wisdom comes from Kevin Paul Scott’s blog and talks about Intensity and Consistency. Have you ever tried to get in shape? I wish I could eat really healthy for a couple of days and magically drop inches off my waist. Or lift weights for several...

Wednesday Wisdom: The Fly

This week’s Wednesday Wisdom comes from Prince Pritchett – author of You2 and was shared by Proctor Gallagher Institute in their email blog: Here Is a True Story I’m sitting in a quiet room at the Millcroft Inn, a peaceful little place hidden back among the pine trees...