GirlBreakingBoard 266x190 Never stop learning!

Howard Gardner and his colleagues at Harvard University have demonstrated that when your range of intelligences is involved, you expand your learning ability. Each type of intelligence presents a different way to explore a subject your trying to acquire knowledge about. This gives you different abilities to call upon when you’re trying to solve a […]

WhiteBeltNeverGaveUp 280x190 Goal setting: critical components for success

Goal setting is critical to success.  If we don’t have a roadmap, so to speak, we really don’t know where we are going. When we set goals, we always say they need to be SMART: Specific, Measureable, Achievable, Realistic and Time-based. But let’s take that a step farther.  Goal setting in SMART format is actually […]

santa   martial artsSMALL 245x190 Situational Awareness

The holidays are approaching us again.  And along with the upsurge in shopping and holiday cheer, there will also be an upsurge in crime.  Don’t be a victim.  Situational awareness means knowing what is happening in your immediate vicinity at all times.  Be on the lookout for suspicious activity. First and foremost – put that […]

JumpKick 280x190 Pre framing for success

How we pre-frame our expectations for our life’s outcomes and goals makes a tremendous difference in the results we receive. Positively pre-framing our expectations, thinking “I can do it!” about our goals, will have a tremendous effect on our emotional condition, or feelings, of motivation. Of course, how we feel about our goals will directly […]