rules for a better life

I sent out the following message to my Men of Color students today, with the hope that a few might come up with their own set of “Rules for a Better Life.” I want you to think about your “Rules for Living.” If you don’t know your rules for living or don’t have a set … Continue reading

what makes you come alive…

Now that the Character Resume Challenge is done (Yeah!), where to go from here? I recently completed the book, “The Power of Fun: How to Feel Alive Again” by Catherine Price. In the book, she shares a few sentence completions to help answer the question, “What Makes You Come Alive?” They were useful for me … Continue reading

103 bits of advice…

I was reading an email newsletter from Jenny Blake this morning (Pivot, Free Time) and she shared a link titled, “103 Bits of Advice I Wish I Had Known”; check out the link here: 103 Bits of Advice I Wish I Had Known She shares her favorite: “The only productive way to answer ‘what should … Continue reading

character resume challenge, week 6

This is it! The last week of the Character Resume Challenge! If you’ve completed the activities each week, AWESOME! I hope you’re ready to take on the last Challenge! If you’ve only observed each week’s posting, thank you for taking time to read; it’s GREATLY appreciated! And I hope at some point in the future, … Continue reading

character resume challenge week 5

Welcome to Week 5 of the Character Resume Challenge! This is the last week of activities before you’ll create your Character Resume! How exciting! Your Challenge this week is to identify your Personal Superpowers – a list of the 3 to 5 things you do exceptionally well – AND to construct your Seven Word Life … Continue reading

character resume challenge week 4

Welcome to Week 4 of the Character Resume Challenge! It’s hard to imagine that there’s only two more “classes” left for the Challenge! Which also means that one-half of your character resume is complete! This week, you’ll identify your Motivators – your Personal Motivators and Workplace Motivators/Identity – and our newest addition to the self-assessment … Continue reading

character resume challenge week 3

It’s Week 3 of the Character Resume Challenge! This week, our focus is on Values! I believe that identifying your values are the most important activities you’ll do in the Character Resume Challenge. Your values guide most of your actions and decisions on a daily basis. Conflicts in your life usually center around your values. … Continue reading