Mind Math

I’ve never been a math aficionado.  I have an app for tips to assure my on-the-spot, table-side, excel spreadsheet-free calculation is accurate.  I can’t tell you what time a train leaving a station in Pennsylvania headed for Boston is going to cross paths with a train leaving Boston for Pennsylvania if the trains leave at Read more about Mind Math[…]

Drinking From the Information Firehose

A common thread in conversations with both friends and coachees recently has been the conscious choice to temper the volume of incoming information.  Even for those of us with voracious appetites for learning, staying afloat of incoming information is seemingly more difficult than in the past. This data (shared in a recent continuing ed event) gives Read more about Drinking From the Information Firehose[…]

When Words Leak

I like the word perhaps.  Perhaps became one of my go to words in college when my friends and I were working to eliminate our filler words. Those words we often didn’t hear ourselves use like um, right, er, you know, ah, and my personal former addiction, actually. Two perspectives generally exist about filler words.  Read more about When Words Leak[…]

Your People Will Find You

If you asked me who my people are, I’d likely rattle off a list of admirable qualities.  Things like fun, trustworthy, honest, smart, accepting, and loyal would certainly be on this list.  Maybe I’d add on a couple more things specific to interests of mine.  It would be a list completely generated by my mind Read more about Your People Will Find You[…]

Make Friends with Your Default Mode Network

It’s pretty human of us to overthink and compare ourselves. We are designed to continually reflect on how we are doing in the moment and how we are perceived by those around us. This inner conversation occurs in the default mode network. The default mode network has a bad habit of interrupting us. If it Read more about Make Friends with Your Default Mode Network[…]

A To Do List to Improve Focus

Quick you have about 8 seconds or less before your attention wanders! Do This Now Then This Knock out the low hanging fruit.   Devices that make noise, e-mail previews that pop on your screen, and NPR or radio in the background are things within your control. Start by eliminating them. PS…Did you see the dscout Read more about A To Do List to Improve Focus[…]