TOTD: Excellence doesn’t happen on accident πŸŒŸ

You’re not going to get buff working out.

In this Thought of the Day, I discuss:

  • The weird way people think about their goals
  • When people talk about working out
  • Why you won’t be the next Arnold Schwarzenegger or Michael Phelps

As usual, please let me know your thoughts in the comments, suggestions for future videos, or even if you disagree! I read and respond to every comment πŸ™‚

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TOTD: Why I’ll never say the N-word πŸ™Š

My thoughts on race, empathy, and self-restraint.

In this Thought of the Day, I discuss:

  • My perspective on not saying the n-word
  • What the deeper meaning is for having self-restraint
  • How an old boss of mine had no empathy for others

As usual, please let me know your thoughts in the comments, suggestions for future videos, or even if you disagree! I read and respond to every comment πŸ™‚

TOTD: How to have good conversations πŸ—£

What makes a good conversation.

In this Thought of the Day, I discuss:

  • Why I like talking about religion and politics while many people don’t
  • How to approach touchy topics in a discussion
  • Why truly listening and empathizing is scary and dangerous for us

As usual, please let me know your thoughts in the comments, suggestions for future videos, or even if you disagree! I read and respond to every comment πŸ™‚

TOTD: Not saying what you believe is a form of manipulation πŸ™Š

Why you shouldn’t filter your thoughts or beliefs.

In this Thought of the Day, I discuss:

  • Being afraid of saying the wrong things to others
  • The dangers of filtering your words and beliefs
  • Can you be honest but not rude?
  • A quote from Dr. Seuss
  • How this relates to the movie Detective Pikachu

As usual, please let me know your thoughts in the comments, suggestions for future videos, or even if you disagree! I read and respond to every comment πŸ™‚

TOTD: Surround yourself with people you don’t agree with πŸ™…πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ

Why it is good to be in the same room with people who don’t see things the way you do.

In this video I discuss:

  • Homogenous ways of thinking
  • The negative side to when people disagree with you
  • What good leaders and organizations do

As usual, please let me know your thoughts in the comments, suggestions for future videos, or even if you disagree! I read and respond to every comment πŸ™‚

TOTD: Why you’re always the leader even when you’re not βœ‹πŸΌ

No matter what role you are, why you’re still a leader.

In this video, I discuss:

  • Collegiate dance teams
  • Being the victim vs. taking responsibility
  • Why you’re always the leader, regardless of your role in an organization

As usual, let me know what you think or if you have any suggestions for “Thought of the Day” topics. I respond to every comment πŸ™‚

TOTD: Why we love flawed people (lessons from The Office) πŸ‘”

Lessons learned from watching The Office.

I’m this video I discuss:

  • Why I loved The Office
  • Who I think the real main character of the show
  • Why we tend to love flawed characters

Let me know what you think! Have you seen The Office? Do you agree? Disagree?

Also, if you like these types of videos, let me know if you have any suggestions for topics πŸ™‚

Book notes: A Higher Loyalty by James Comey

A Higher Loyalty by James Comey book summary notes.

A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership by James Comey

Synopsis: “In his audiobook,Β A Higher Loyalty, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like and how it drives sound decisions. His journey provides an unprecedented entry into the corridors of power and a remarkable lesson in what makes an effective leader.

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