Apr 21
April 21, 2020

Mark’s Daily Brief: Dominating stress

Theme: Overcoming & dominating stress Tip: Two tips to practice in order to dominate stress . . .  Declutter your environment Implement tactical breathing (slow & controlled) throughout the day “The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” – William James Managing stress is...

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Apr 20
April 20, 2020

Mark’s Daily Brief: delayed adaptation

Theme: Delayed adaptation to the changing environment Tip: 3 biggest mistakes leaders make during crisis. Part 3: Delayed adaptation Employ the, “Shoot, move, & communicate” mindset  Move and fail forward fast Communicate with more frequency to align yourself & tribe around your new vision “The art of life is a...

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Apr 19
April 19, 2020

Mark’s Daily Brief: the levels of mastery

Theme: Layers of mastery  Tip: Become a world-class teacher/coach of whatever you believe is important to learn/teach …  Learn and consume the content Practice and embody every day Teach “Life itself is your teacher and you are in a state of constant learning.” – Bruce Lee Mastery of anything –...

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Apr 18
April 18, 2020

Mark’s Daily Brief: take action

Theme: Three mistakes leaders make during crisis. Part 2: Waiting for someone else to solve your problems Tip: Implement a “Crisis Opportunity Plan & Execute” (COPE) strategy where applicable in your life and/or business tactics. Consider ways in which you can rethink certain aspects of your life or business to...

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Apr 17
April 17, 2020

Mark’s Daily Brief: fear-based decision making

Theme: 3 biggest mistakes leaders make during crisis. Part 1: Allowing fear to infect your decision-making Tip: Shut-down access to news and social media outlets. Limit the amount of time you spend using technology to once a day if possible to practice living a life devoid of constant fear-based distractions....

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Apr 16
April 16, 2020

Mark’s Daily Brief: break glass

Theme: “Breaking glass” Tip: Break your own glass. Consider where you’re hiding behind your own “glass barrier” and make a conscious decision to boldly step out of your comfort zone to take action as a leader during these uncertain times.  “Take action! An inch of movement will bring you closer...

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Apr 15
April 15, 2020

Mark’s Daily Brief: the ‘dirt dive’

Theme: Dirt dive & visualization Tip: Implement a “dirt dive” as part of your morning ritual. Identify your most important target along with secondary targets for the day. Then envision yourself accomplishing these things and gracefully navigating distractions when they arise.  “Undoubtedly we become what we envision.” — Jack Dempsey...

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Apr 14
April 14, 2020

Mark’s Daily Brief: Forge an offensive mindset

Theme: Forge an offensive mindset Tip: Consider the following question, “Where are you currently using a “defensive mindset” in your life?” After thinking about this question, ask yourself how you can switch this defensive mindset to “offensive thinking.” Consider about ways to be proactive in achieving your goals — whether...

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Apr 13
April 13, 2020

Mark’s Daily Brief: Sidestep the grab

Theme: Sidestep the grab Tip: Scan your typical day and examine what “grabs” you encountered today and how you reacted. These grabs can range from people, news, technology, etc … What effect(s) do these particular grabs have on your mental state and physical well-being? Use today’s review to assess what/who...

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Apr 12
April 12, 2020

Mark’s Daily Brief: Winning the 3 fights

Theme: Winning the 3 fights Tip: In your current life, consider what is out of your control so you can take extra precautions to side step the potential altercation. Then consider what fights you can take on where you know you will win all three – mental, confrontation, engagement –...

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