Life Lessons

Negotiation is the Ultimate Productivity Hack

I negotiate on behalf of my clients every single day, and have for over 35 years. I sometimes forget how engrained negotiations are in my life. Negotiation is an obvious requirement for my job, but, as the below article explains, it’s really necessary for everyone, not just those who work in real estate or sales. EVERYONE should know how to… Read more →

Learning From The World`s Best Climber

I loved the documentary, Free Solo.  Even though I knew Alex Honnold was the first person to successfully free climb El Capitan, my palms were sweating every time he was on the mountain. Below is an article from Harvard Business Review interviewing Alex.  I had some great insights reading the below and thought I would share the article and my… Read more →

The Ultimate Deliberate Practice Guide: How to Be the Best

Practice makes perfect. But practice so often becomes a mindless routine, where we go through the motions without achieving any meaningful growth. The Grind is not mindless.  It’s focused, it’s specific and it’s measured. The below article goes into detail on  the crux of  all this —deliberate practice — “practicing with a clear awareness of the specific components of a skill we’re… Read more →