Posts Tagged “behavior”

Create a Healthy Habit that’s easier, faster, and automatic

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Create a Healthy Habit that’s easier, faster, and automatic

Is this Video for You? What’s a habit you want to build? It could be eating, sleeping, exercise, reading, writing, learning. If you don’t have a habit you want to build, close the page now. Do you feel like developing this habit is easy? If it’s easy, again close the page. Now if you’re like…

Is this food…Good or Bad?

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Is this food…Good or Bad?

Good or Bad? Is this food ‘good’ or ‘bad’?  The food could be anything: eggs, bread, nuts, yogurt, coffee, chocolate. Good or bad?  Seems like a simple question.  When people ask me, I rarely answer.  Normally, I redirect with “What’s your goal?”  If your goal is to get stronger, eggs are a good option.  If you already…

Rest & Relaxation – Part I

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Rest & Relaxation – Part I

Sometimes the most urgent thing you can possibly do is take a complete rest. – Ashleigh Brilliant   I believe rest & relaxation is important.  I think my natural tendency is to go overboard with regimentation and structure in life, particularly work, training, and eating. Sometimes, you need a break.  I try not to be…

Spontaneity

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Spontaneity

Excitement … Unplanned vivacity … A rush of blood to the head … Be out of step … Missed opportunity … Boredom … The top three lines above (Excitement…) describe what most people would consider attributes of spontaneous behavior…or Coldplay.  Not me – I like Coldplay, but more importantly I’m not very spontaneous.  I worry…

Would you choose: (1) more years in your life or (2) more life in your years?

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Would you choose: (1) more years in your life or (2) more life in your years?

And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. – Abraham Lincoln This quote hangs on the door of my Dad’s fridge in his 2nd floor apartment in Ardmore.  I bought it for him a few years ago imagining what he would be like if…

Interviewing (Part II – Conscientiousness & Proactivity)

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Interviewing (Part II – Conscientiousness & Proactivity)

When I meet with recruiters to discuss what attributes I want in a candidate, they’re often expecting to here “Java, C++, .NET” or others technical acronyms.  I tend to focus on a few key non-technical traits.  I want candidates with character and passion.  Those terms can easily be misinterpreted, but are crystal clear in my…

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