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Become More Confident


How do you become more confident? We’ve got some ideas that I discuss in this video. It’s not always going to be easy, but you have to savor the times of success and triumph. Try your best to have a short memory regarding the setbacks. Keep taking steps toward improving yourself.



Just when you think you’re there to be the teacher, you end up being the student. It’s doesn’t always happen, but when it does everything seems right. What if I told you that a blind person could cook, type, dance, play chess and even knit? You would probably think that I’m crazy, but I’m not….


Listen Differently


There are times when we all need to reconsider how we approach life. This video gives 3 ways that you can do that with your listening skills. Listen like you’re being stalked? Notes? Ask curious questions? Make this the start of another great week!   Brian with one eye

Trick Plays


There goes another trick play in Super Bowl LII (52).  Some have worked well and some have not. Was it worth the gamble? I think so. This reminds me of what my coach recently told me. My coach warned me about getting too cute. He said, “you need to tie everything that you say back…


3 Things That Butter Taught Me


My mom loves butter and I had never understood why. Everything she has ever made has been from scratch. I can’t think of anything that she has made that I didn’t like. That’s a lie. As a kid there were plenty of times that my mom made something that I didn’t like. She may have…


The Rest of The Window

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Johari Window …that is. If you have a confused look on your face, go back to one the most recent blog posts. This is where I explain what the Johari Window is and what is important about Quadrant #1 (a.k.a. “the arena” or open area) and #2 (a.k.a. the blind area). [if you don’t recall,…


Why Do 2 Psychologists Need a Window?

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There’s no punch line. They made their own window. The two gentlemen were Joseph Luft and Harry (short for Harrington) Ingham. They couldn’t think of a good name, evidentially, so they called it the Johari Window. The Johari (pronounced “Joe-Harry”) Window is a tool. It was created in 1955 while they were studying group dynamics…