Hit the Sack

I have a new favorite writer, Benjamin Hardy. He’s got an interesting take on some of the things I write about.

This article speaks to the power of routines. I’ve written about routines as well. I believe in them completely.

The interesting take is how good sleep and good routines compound into a better you.

It’s a bit of a read, but very much worth your time.


Would you follow a leader that you didn’t believe in?

No. You wouldn’t.

Believe in yourself if you want others to believe in you.


Here’s a great anecdote about an 11 year old understanding herself. She needed a nap and was able to understand why.

We need to be like that. We need to know our limits. It’s ok to push those limits as long as we are consciously making that choice.

These actions are the fertilizer of growth. The problem with fertilizer is not stepping in it.

Changing Change

Linked below is a FANTASTIC article from Benjamin Hardy. He talks about the uselessness of not growing from your experiences.

If you are having experiences or growth opportunities it makes no sense to shrink back to who you were.

It’s the first time I’ve seen an article on growth from the perspectives of utility and practically.

It’s worth your time to read.

Are You Plateau’d Without Realizing It?

Leadership as a Choice

Not sure this is really a free picture.

Leadership comes in many different forms. The author of this article makes the statement that leadership is a choice.

I agree insomuch that leadership is about intention. Intention gets things done.

To move the needle for yourself is powerful. To move the needle for someone else is extraordinary.

Two ways to lead