JumpStart – Generosity

JumpStart – Generosity

SYNOPSIS Have you ever wondered why it’s not healthy to envy other people? Envy sends out a vibration into the universe that YOU’RE not OK, that YOU’RE not enough, causing you to receive less and enjoy what you do receive even less. Being generous is not just about...
JumpStart – Feeling Like It

JumpStart – Feeling Like It

SYNOPSIS I’ve noticed a common difference between people who succeed compared to those who do not. Unsuccessful people are invariably waiting to feel like doing what it is they know they should do. Unsuccessful people wait until they feel like exercising to exercise,...
JumpStart – Gratitude

JumpStart – Gratitude

SYNOPSIS Hedonic Adaptation explains so many things. Hedonic Adaptation may also explain why you struggle with being pessimistic. Hedonic Adaptation, you’ll remember, is a human being’s propensity to adapt to ongoing experiences. The best example is how the first bite...
JumpStart – Just a Little More

JumpStart – Just a Little More

SYNOPSIS The other day as I walked into the gym I looked around and noticed the people who were there. Over the next hour as I did my exercise, I noticed many of them leaving and others showing up. What really caught my attention is that between the people who are in...
JumpStart – Magnanimity

JumpStart – Magnanimity

SYNOPSIS I was recently listening to a podcast about Genghis Khan, and I learned some amazing things. Not a nice guy, ol’ Genghis, but he still offered some suggestions on how we can live and work better. For example, what do you think Genghis Khan did to an enemy...
JumpStart – Being Capable

JumpStart – Being Capable

SYNOPSIS Everybody has some level of “learned helplessness.” When anything having to do with technology comes up, my wife’s mind goes blank and fails to function. For years, I hired other people to do the bookkeeping for our business even though they were basically...