WHAT IS THIS PAGE about? I began writing What I learned Lately (W.I.L.L) about things I learn every day. Some insightful things, others maybe not so much. Launched on March 31, 2022 I add a new post every day and you can get a boost of some daily wisdom email right here - Brice
#154 Pay attention and listen carefully to things. You will be amazed at what you can learn simply by focused listening.
#153 Do not deny yourself an adventurous or fulfilling life by not venturing out into mishaps every now and again.
#152 Be infinite up. Focusing on infinite potential instead of a downward spiral. There is no ceiling with as to what you can achieve with infinite up.
#151 History is a collection of mistakes like a map it shows you where you've already been, only to end up learning how to make new ones. (see more...)
#150 The simple act of showing up and trying eliminates the majority of people who won't.
#149 The power of focus requires time and simplicity if you achieve both there Is no reason to accomplish the impossible.
#148 The idea of being useful is about being proactive in a way that provides an outcome that benefits someone else
#147 Books are the software of our lives. Whenever we want to "update" the software in our head we pick up a book.
#146 Reading is a gateway to knowledge and improvement. Not all readers are leaders but all Leaders are readers.
#145 During your darkest hours, that is when you look to those who are closest to you they are the light toward which you run when you feel life creeping in on you.
#144 Great results come from consistently doing boring things really well. Great Results also come from consistently getting through crappy days when you don't want to.
#143 Self- Limiting beliefs will do just that limit you. Turn that into unlimited beliefs and you will break through the ceilings that you have in life.
#142 Think Simplicity. It's the easiest way to accomplish anything.
#141 Everyone has to battle their own battles.
#140 Avoid time famines. We are so busy trying to do something we rarely slow down and do nothing. Spend some time doing nothing today. (see more...)
#139 To using a persona characteristic. If you are feeling doubt or anxious think of someone who gives you confidence and courage and put on your persona characteristic.
#138 Doubt the impossible.
#137 Using fear to change a behavior is not a basis for meaningful change. When we use positive information to change we gravitate to what we hope to become. (see more...)
#136 Streaks are meant to be broken, its the journey of the streak where your identity is made.
#135 Don't be a jerk to yourself (see more...)
#134 Our creative genius often mimics or mirrors other creative people. No one is truly original we all piggyback off of other creators. (see more...)
#133 If you are stuck and don't know what to write, write this "I am becoming ____________ and why. You'll find some things to put down.
#132 How to find your passion? It's not about finding your passion because more than likely you already know it.
#131 Practicing self-compassion is a way to actually motivate ourselves to do better ( see more...)
#130 Good things will happen when you align your purpose with your flow.
#129 There is no reason to worry about the future, and there is no reason, to worry about the past, its the present that needs our constant focus
#128 Don't refuse to play the game just because you don't know the rules, study it learn it, then succeed at it. That's life
#127 If you are having a bad day and want to be productive, it doesn't matter how you feel but how you act.
#126 Be a misfit, be a difference maker, think outside the box, and when you do you have the ability to change the world.
#125 It's good to take a day off every so often just to get things done outside of work. It's both productive and relaxing
#124 Remembering that someone's name is one of the most important things to them
#123 Changing yourself is changing the world
#122 Think a little bit more like a child, have a little more fun with life, and don't worry about too much it works out in the end
#121 The experience of duration is what counts in life not the number of experiences - Korean Philosopher
#120 Switching through different podcasts that you like but not being able to settle on one
#119 Being proud of yourself for not being lazy and getting out of bed and hitting the gym
#118 Defining and naming your struggle is a step in making it easier to deal with
#117 Inspiration motivates creativity.
#116 Create some sort of momentum, having it can help you keep moving in the right direction, having none can get you stuck.
#115 I had to write two sentences in my journal to keep my writing streak going.
#114 Everyone's journey is different, some people start ahead of others some behind, but don't stop to compare where they are, look at what your progress has been.
#113 Our personal systems are the key to our process that unlocks how we live our life.
#112 Your brain has two systems one is fast and automatic the other is slow and methodical. That's why your brain can think both fast and slow.
#111 If you can solve some of your own problems more than likely you can help others solve theirs.
#110 Being vulnerable and asking for help from people is always a win-win.
#109 Toxic positivity is really corrosive it hides our internal struggle. Instead, we need to acknowledge those struggles and ask for help.
#108 When when we offer to be of service to others at the moment we are truly connected to them in the present
#107 Resiliency is a consistent drive to improve and a consistent drive to learn, persevere keeping their heads up.
#106 Uncertainty is simply the universe telling you there is a course of action that can lead to an outcome that could better your life no matter the outcome"
#105 We often sacrifice responsibility for Liberty. Instead of thinking about what my right is, we should be asking What is my responsibility?
#104 You can not build habits from motivation it will fail. Because motivation relies on feelings that go up and down, habits rely on making it easy enough to be consistent
#103 Linking your habits together consistently creates winning streaks with huge results"
#102 Recognize your self-interest in everyone's success around you and not put a timeline on it.
#101 There is power in thinking small. The paradox is that we can influence change by focusing on the individual to affect things on a larger scale.
#100 Lowering your expectations makes it easier to accomplish your goal and in many ways exceed them.
#99 Make it easy to do things. Our brains like easy and when you prepare beforehand things are easier.
#98 Be proactive in what you want in life. Because you have to go to them, nobody comes to you.
#97 Possibility and impossibility are separated by two letters. Subtracting the letters makes the impossible, possible.
#96 Visualizing your system of improvement by drawing it will vastly increase the clarity of your goal
#95 Developing resilience will keep you from being pushed over by any challenge no matter how little or big
#94 Having a good morning routine, with some sort of exercise and reflection can help you be more productive
#93 We do not recognize the power for we good we have. We are put in positions every day to positively influence someone for good.
#92 Lowering your expectations and making something easier creates clarity
#91 We cannot hope to succeed in life without help
#90 The color of fun is sunshine
#89 Leaders have only one thing followers. There are many ways to gain followers through manipulation (fear or aspiration) but the most effective use is inspiration.
#87 Resilience is a key ingredient in success sometimes you have to push yourself to a limit when the resilience kicks in and a breakthrough happens.
#86 The most impactful thing you can do is give someone an idea. When you do it changes you and the person who uses it.
#85 Optimizing now will leave you more prepared for exponential growth in the future.
#84 Excercise is a key. A key to unlocking your full potential. When your body is strong everything else flows from that strong body, strong mind, and strong life.
#83 Early mornings rock! Waking up early creates movement, momentum, and energy that will help both your body and mind.
#82 The hallmark of a good habit is consistency.
#81 Learning is our greatest asset. What we learn gives us the ability to progress through the knowledge we apply
#80 When you build a little momentum. stick with it at first progress seems slow but it builds to a crescendo.
#79 If we are to become our greater selves, we must come to know our weaknesses and master them.
#78 Frustration is simply the intersection of our expected progress against others.
#77 Getting out of your routine can be a good thing, too rigid of a schedule does not allow you to see new opportunities.
#76 Struggle is one of the most fundamental forces we face. It's the friction that happens every day inside our minds in the fight to accomplish the goals we have.
#75 Judging ourselves to others is not a good habit. We don't need to judge ourselves for where we are because we are exactly where we need to be.
#74 There will always be inconveniences in life, things that put you behind, but plan for these, be flexible, and have an alternative ready to go.
#73 Be positive in the face of setbacks dwelling on the negative only impedes your progress.
#72 There are going to be boom and bust cycles in your life you need to keep investing in yourself no matter what.
#71 In pursuing your passion be natural, focused, and enjoy what you're doing. Focus on the 1 percent improvement and that path will be paved with experience and learning that will unlock your potential.
#70 The power in the stories we tell about our why is what captures people's attention it is the authenticity of who we are that will sell them on the need to connect
#69 There is nothing better than a good nap to re-energize your mind and body especially when it started out as a 30-minute nap and turned into 3 hours
#68 On the path of progress it's a good idea to pause look around and see how far you have come. Nothing cures doubt more than perspective
#68 Treat anything that is worth doing like a marathon not a sprint, use a runners cadence that helps you keep pace so you don't burn out and give up
#67 We defeat self-doubt by not thinking about what might happen, but by acting on what we can control right now.
#66 When designing a product focus on the pain and get a painkiller not a vitamin
#65 The reason your body wakes up in the morning is because you are warming up, the reason it goes to sleep is because its cooling down 1-3 degrees.
#64 Being a good father does not mean being a perfect father it means showing up and doing the best you can for your family and community
#63 Hating your job is never worth the raise, title, or promotions you go through
#62 Reading is the bedrock of everything. Without books and without being able to read we doom our lives to unimaginative lingering
#61 A powerful tool in getting better is a to-do list. Make it simple, easy, and have the ability to physically check it off.
#60 The 60:1 rule applies to how far a pilot is off when he is one degree off flying. It shows a small shift in direction in life can lead to a very meaningful change in destination.
#59 Sometimes all that matters is that you get something done, no matter how small, the persistence of that one small step can push you to greater things
#58 "Don't Settle" Settling usually results in a life that is not led to the fullest, be willing to explore and push yourself, and you will find the happiness you want.
#57 Failure is a puzzle if you solve it you get a gem... that gem is a principle