Seek Failure Workout

What is conscious failure and how can it help you?  The following physical exercise will show you how. This workout builds your anaerobic capacity, increases your lactic threshold, boosts your oxygen-carrying capacity, boosts mitochondrial density, increases capillary density, allows your muscles to hold more glycogen, burns off excess stress hormones and helps you sweat out … Continued

17 Things I’ve Learned After 18 Years of Motivational Speaking

If you are a leader or a manager (or both), these insights will help you move people in a healthier, more productive direction. If you are building your public speaking tool kit, these points will help you, too. After over 11,000 hours of practice, training and execution, this is what I’ve learned from my career … Continued

Foundation Training

Foundation training has been the most effective form of injury prevention I have discovered in the last few years.  It is designed for people who enjoy being active, yet find themselves working at a desk during the week. This philosophy has helped me recover from a number of injuries, and prevent countless more. I am … Continued

The Responsibility Ethic: BC Business Best Seller List

The Responsibility Ethic made the BC Business Best Seller list for the 3rd week running. Thank you BC Business! I’m on a mission to help individuals take responsibility for their self-leadership and personal and professional goals, and as a result, drive team and organization’s success.    I train teams at organizations across the globe, and offer … Continued

Back Pain Recovery Strategies

I love being active. When I am away from the desk, the computer, the phone and the conference room, I still dream of adventures into the ocean and up snow-scraped mountains. I exercise regularly because movement keeps me focused, smart and happy. I love the feel of my muscles after a good weight pump, the sublime … Continued

Resilient High Performance

Effective recovery builds a store of energy and determination to power us through our next peak performance. Being resilient opens our hearts to the softer, sweeter and subtler side of life, which can be just as delicious as our achievements. We must work hard to achieve our greatest goals, AND we must also schedule regular … Continued

Gold Medal Safety

An Olympic-sized metaphor and a Bermuda Triangle incident help to keep safety culture fresh “Safety performance is not a priority. Priorities change. Safety is non-negotiable. It’s a core value. Every day we need to eat, sleep, get dressed, work hard, get paid, be safe. We lead safe teams because we care. We build safe cultures … Continued

Adopt A Growth Mindset for Success

 Do you have a growth mindset or a fixed mindset? Are you geared towards learning, discovering, self-betterment, and continuously improving your craft?  Or, do you strive to maintain the appearance of being highly skilled and focus on avoiding failure at all costs?

Physical Health For Mental Performance

Are you taking care of your body? After winning his 5th Super Bowl, a reporter asked Tom Brady if he was now ready to wrap up his career at the ripe age of 39. Brady responded that he doesn’t feel 39; in fact, he feels better at 39 than he did at 25 when his body ached regularly. The … Continued

Journal For Increased Productivity

Do you have a positive journaling habit? A key habit that can help us sustain high productivity is a short, daily journal based upon the tenets of high-performance and positive psychology.