Archive - November, 2013

#musicmonday motivation [Video]

music monday jeff marmins

Does music motivate you? It’s an important part of my life. Recently we’ve been assembling playlists for different occasions on Spotify. My daughter loves her neon dance music list. My son is digging his “Action Cole,” list of high energy rock and roll. I like to think we’re a music family and I know the soundtrack of our lives influences our mood in a positive way. Continue Reading…

Be Vulnerable

I’ve given a lot of thought to vulnerability lately. The power of being vulnerable and the courage that it takes. Many of us believe the opposite. We protect ourselves with a shield of false bravado. Allowing ourselves to be vulnerable means overcoming fear of failure or ridicule if we’re not accepted. Our relationships require it or they don’t succeed. We all make mistakes and have to apologize or we don’t move on. We perform better at work if we have permission to screw up as part of the process of learning.

The path to each other starts with our own vulnerability.” says BrenĂ© Brown in her talk, The power of vulnerability, from TEDxHouston. Watch it below…

Is there something that gives you courage? Or allows you to be vulnerable? Please share.