Perhaps you are really smart. You know how to do all types of things. But you fear doing these things. Being smart does not benefit someone of low emotional intelligence. Having book smarts means you acquired oodles of knowledge. Think, Jeopardy contestant winner. Awesome. Being emotionally intelligent indicates you are highly aware of your feelings.

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I read how Jeff Bezos’ net worth reached $200 billion recently. He seemed to be admired by many and equally loathed by many, too. Some complained about one person controlling so much of the world’s wealth. Others moaned about unfair working conditions for Amazon employees. Others criticized his sometimes competitive business-building practices. Guess what? Every

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Branding is not what most solopreneurs think it is. It’s not just a side project that can be done in your spare time, but rather a genuine business necessity that you need to focus on every day. Reports show that 81% of customers buy from brands they trust, while 86% of consumers say that authenticity

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I have hiked through the forest for the past 3 weeks with my wife. We have seen deer, bald eagles and even heard a coyote calling in the backyard a few days ago. Being stirred out of a sound sleep at 4:50 AM to hear this guy howling 20 yards from the house fascinated me.

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I’ll get to that later. I’ll do it this weekend. I’ll take a look at that. I’ll do it…..someday. I hope to do this. Maybe I’ll give it a shot. Yeah….I used to be a guy who uttered these words. But over the past 10 years of my life I have sat with three 400

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My wife and I chatted during our walk today about the unrealistic expectations we take on sometimes. Meditate for 5 minutes every day this month. Expectations of Dalai Lama type poise, clarity and equanimity invade your mind. But then someone cuts you off in traffic. You flip them off. You feel disappointed in self. I

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I stared at the shower about 30 minutes ago. After I meditated for 20 minutes. Meditating went kinda smoothly. But my back hurt, my neck felt stiff and my mind raced ahead in fear, for moments. Facing, embracing and releasing these fears felt unpleasant. But I proceeded. Anyway, my mind told me to not step

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I am watching a fabulous documentary of Frank Sinatra on Netflix now. I can hear him singing the words, “New York, New York” as I type these words and pay homage via the NYC featured image. My Grandma Biddulph watched Ol’ Blue Eyes movies whenever I stopped by her home growing up. My mom played

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Years ago, I worked a job to pay bills, lifted weights and watched TV during down time. I chilled with my friends on weekends. At the time, I was doing the best I could do based on my level of awareness.  But after my employer downsized me from my security guard job, my awareness expanded

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OK guys….on the title: The Mysterious Stone Chambers of Putnam County New York I covered the topic a few weeks ago after I arrived to New York. But I actually sat inside of a stone chamber today for the first time with my wife Kelli. The tomb-like building looked similar to this one down the

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People deeply fear making expensive choices for the sheer horror of losing great deals of money. Folks fear giving money without getting anything appreciable in return. But most people have absolutely no idea that honoring the fear of spending money or giving of your time and talents is the most expensive mistake one can make.

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Dating Again after the End of a Relationship Have you gone through a breakup before? If you have, you know how heart-wrenching it is parting ways with someone you thought would be “the one.” The fact is, no one enters a relationship to end it. Well, except for a few outliers here and there.  Most

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2020 has been ALL about this: it’s time to pay the fear piper. 2020 will be a powerful year for humanity because human beings have been FORCED to face, feel and release their fears via a series of global experiences. People in the USA looked to bottles, pills and general distractions to avoid facing their

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 Social media is not just a place to express yourself and post about your personal stuff. In 2020, brands are trying to get that extra cushion of trust by using social media. So as an entrepreneur, it’s crucial to know how to get the max out of your social media without compromising your productivity. So

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I am a hoops nut. I have followed the game from the high school level to the NBA for 40 years. About 10 years ago, I diligently followed St. Patrick high school in my native New Jersey. I knew the head coach, principle and AD. Turns out, this became one of the most influential high

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What makes a charismatic leader? Are great leaders born or made? Why do we still remember the leadership of Martin Luther King Jr? Why is Barrack Obama’s leadership still desired by other leaders? What leadership secrets did Mahatma Gandhi have that other leaders lack? It’s not easy to define a great leader. Typically, everyone can

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