Apr 11
April 11, 2020

Mark’s Daily Brief: Sheepdog strong mindset

Theme: Train to be “sheepdog strong” Tip: Ask yourself how you can develop a “sheepdog strong” mindset. Start with focusing on your situational awareness at all times; Constantly be scanning your environment for potential threats and be aware of what is going on around you.  “I am a sheepdog. I...

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Apr 10
April 10, 2020

Mark’s Daily Brief: Uncommon principles

Theme: Do today what others won’t, so you can do tomorrow what others can’t.  Tip: In your daily life, investigate where you can consistently do one common thing uncommonly well. Then challenge yourself to do this one thing a little bit better every day. Start with a single objective to...

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Apr 9
April 9, 2020

Mark’s Daily Brief: Trends

Theme: Identify trends surrounding your current strengths & weaknesses.  Tip: Habituate new, positive trends in your life. Consider implementing the following in your evening ritual today:  5 cycles of box-breathing to clear your mind List 2-3 strengths you identify in your life (could be personal, professional-related, or evaluated along the...

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Apr 8
April 8, 2020

Mark’s Daily Brief: Trust

Theme: Trust Tip: Choose to do fewer things better. The next time you are asked to deliver on a certain task or objective, consider pausing to first evaluate the amount of time you have to dedicate to this new task before automatically saying “yes.” “It is difficult to trust others...

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Apr 7
April 7, 2020

Mark’s Daily Brief: Details

Theme: The way you do anything is the way you do everything Tip: Today, choose one area in your life (either physical, professional, financial, emotional, spiritual, etc.) and visualize your ideal future related to this area. Then, write down three things you can do every day to focus on small...

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Apr 6
April 6, 2020

Mark’s Daily Brief: Stare down fear to learn

Theme: Stare down your fears to learn  Tip: Learn to recognize your stress responses in order to better acknowledge and stare down your fears. Throughout this week, pay attention to the following: Heart rate & respiration Upset stomach Dizziness Increased perspiration Erratic sleep patterns Journal your observations and the situations...

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Apr 5
April 5, 2020

Mark’s Daily Brief: the only easy day was yesterday

Theme: The only easy day was yesterday . . . Tip: Focus on your most important goals in the present moment, one day at a time. “When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” — Viktor E. Frankl Don’t worry about the...

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Apr 3
April 3, 2020

Mark’s Daily Brief: Pratyahara

Theme: Pratyahara: turning in and decluttering from external distraction Tip: Begin a silent meditation practice – whether it be box-breathing, walking in nature, or seated/standing silence … start something that challenges you to turn off external noise and distraction in order to gain insight into your true inner wisdom. The...

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Apr 2
April 2, 2020

Mark’s Daily Brief: How to keep focus

Theme: Remain front-sight focused on your mission during VUCA times.  Tip: Apply the “Eisenhower matrix” to make the best decisions — from a personal standpoint, evaluate each category on urgency and importance, prioritizing immediate action on things which check both urgent and important matters for improvement: Physical health (rate your...

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Apr 1
April 1, 2020

Mark’s Daily Brief: Start with YOU

Theme: Start with YOU … Lead others by first leading & taking care of yourself.  Tip: Implement the 6 pillars in your daily life: Physical movement every day: move your body! Prioritize exercise to set your day for success.  Nutrition: Fuel yourself properly. Steer clear from sugar, coffee, and alcohol...

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