June 25, 2018: Monday's Leadership Meditation

CORRESPONDENCE. We are what we see. Like any law of physics, this one is no different as it plays right into cause and effect. As it matters to personal, professional or organizational leadership and vision, this concept of reflection is critical to understand if morale, trust or job satisfaction are low. Things are mere reflections. What makes them good or bad are wholly influenced by their inputs. Let’s explore more now.

June 18, 2018: Monday's Leadership Meditation

FREEDOM. My favorite line from any movie is this one word - when William Wallace hurls the word from the abyss of his soul as they take his life. Intense. But, what was he fighting for? The freedom he was shouting at the last moment of his life? We talk a lot about freedom these days: personal freedom, time freedom, financial freedom, freedom this, freedom that. These freedoms have nothing to do with the type of freedom we really want, the same freedom people like William Wallace was willing to give his life up for. Let’s think more about this now - listen here.

How My Morning Routine Helps Me Start My Day in a Calm State of Mind

How My Morning Routine Helps Me Start My Day in a Calm State of Mind

The most important all of the lifestyle and mindset changes I’ve made in my life, and now teach people about, are around mindfulness, meditation and breathing. There’s an abundance of evidence these days supporting these activities, which has been great to see. They key, though, is consistency, and practice. One-time of anything has little or no change. One-time of anything over many days added up, has profound changes when you look back and connect the dots. This week, I discuss my personal mindfulness and breathing practice. Read now.

June 4, 2018: Monday's Leadership Meditation

EGO. Big word for such few letters - what is it's purpose? Is it as evil as we make it out to be, or could it be there for a reason and is just misunderstood? This week I reflect on the notion of ego, and give some thoughts around what could really be going on with this word what we could better understand as we seek to make better our own lives. #mindset #reflection #meditation

PRESS RELEASE: Milestone Mind Partners with Plumdrop Co. to Outfit the Mindset Experience at Spartan Headquarters

Milestone Mind, Inc. today announced that it will be partnering with Plumdrop, Inc., an outdoor activity gear rental company to roll out its joint services for Milestone Mind’s Mountainside Mindset Retreat program. The strategic partnership would be launched initially for the upcoming October retreat at the Spartan Headquarters camp at the Riverside Farm in Pittsfield, Vermont October 2-5, 2018. Read more…

May 7, 2018: Monday's Leadership Manifesto

FOCUS. It’s a powerful word. What kinds of synonyms come to mind when you think of the word focus? Maybe things like ‘hard-work’ ‘dedication’ ‘commitment’ ‘attention’ ‘what I wish I did more of’? In this week’s leadership manifesto, I change the two-word phrase of ‘focus on’ to another two word phrase, with ‘focus’ as one of the words, that may cause a complete mindset shift on the word focus for you, and seeing how we could be using it in our lives today in more effortless and meaningful way. Listen now.

How I Overhauled My Diet So I Can Meet My Goals and Stop Feeling Like Shit All the Time

How I Overhauled My Diet So I Can Meet My Goals and Stop Feeling Like Shit All the Time

“What the hell is happening?” “When will the punches stop?” “How do I take control of this thing?” These are the questions I was asking myself when my body started revolting. Don’t take it from me, just look at the picture of this blog post of psoriasis juxtaposed on my stab wound scar. This week, I touch on my journey of diet and how it had potentially the single biggest impact on my mindset, and how it changed my mind through the clarity I received through cleaner eating. Read on…

April 30, 2018: Monday's Leadership Manifesto

So many tid-bits of 'do this, not that' or 'this is the way' or 'read me, read me' out there today. It's confusing, isn't it? I learned a valuable lesson 5-years back that completely changed the trajectory from where I was and where I am now with myself. And the insight is simple, yet powerful, and think if you're able to understand what it means for you, the only 'tid-bit' you'll subscribe to is the one you thoughtfully, and confidently develop for yourself. Listen now.

April 9, 2018: Monday's Leadership Manifesto

The Monday Leadership Manifesto - leadership meditations written to myself, for myself, shared with you.

"I have seen that in any great undertaking it is not enough for a man to depend simply upon himself." – Shooter Teton Sioux

When you hit a road-block, or feel stuck, how do you get yourself to move-forward to become un-stuck? I share an interesting experience I had when I was trying to do just that, and learned that by opening our minds to possibilities, sometimes the message for the path forward is right under our noses. Listen now...

All the best,

Dave

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