Tag: Mark Susnow

The Ultimate Relationship

The Ultimate Relationship It seems that in the month of February, with Valentine’s Day getting more attention than other days, there is more focus on relationships. In some ways a relationship inventory. At times I’ve wondered if there is an ultimate relationship. There is no question that relationships stretch you, whether you want to be stretched or not. You experience…

Finding Your Soul of Uncertainty

Finding Your Soul of Uncertainty Sometimes we work diligently at a project, at times feeling frustrated, at other times feeling exhilarated. When it’s completed you feel really good. That’s how I feel right now—my new book, The Soul of Uncertainty—A Fable for our Times, has arrived and is available to order. When I think about what I just said, does…

The Mindset of a Champion

The Mindset of a Champion The mindset of a champion was on display. It was estimated that over a 111 Million people watched yesterdays Super Bowl and witnessed the New England Patriots, win a record 5th Super Bowl.  The Atlanta Falcons had the MVP of the league, but he had never played on this large of a stage. For the…

Not Knowing—the First Step to Self-Knowledge

Not Knowing—the First Step to Self-Knowledge It seems kind of paradoxical that not knowing is the first step to self-knowledge. We have this desire to know everything and to be perfect and to not only please ourselves, but also to please others. We also want to avoid criticism.  In fact, admit it, you hate it.  I don’t know anyone who…

Worry—the Big Energy Drainer

Worry—The Big Energy Drainer Most all of us would agree that worry is the big energy drainer. Last year I watched the Bridge of Spies, one of my favorite films of the year which starred Tom Hanks. Tom Hanks plays the role of a military lawyer who is defending a Russian spy sentenced to death. Ironically the Russian spy doesn’t seem…

The Challenge

The Challenge The challenge – make your life an exciting journey of discovery. Welcome to a new day, new rules, new leadership, and new challenges.  Perhaps you could say that the challenge today is greater than ever. Perhaps it is. But what is before us and has always been before us, is how to make peace in an uncertain world.…

Negative Thinking be Gone

Negative Thinking be Gone Negative Thinking. In a life coaching session a few days ago,  with one of my clients, we discussed how to get rid of negative thinking. What exactly is negative thinking and what can you do about it? The simple answer is that negative thinking is and has been a life-long habit. Right now as I write…

Detours to Possibilities

Detours to Possibilities Detours. Yes, you might hear some things that you don’t like. You might encounter some people that you feel disrespect you. At times you might feel real discouraged. Join the club. They’re just detours. I would be surprised if you didn’t feel that way at times. What it’s about is not letting those detours get in the…

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