“I need three things from you over the next few months as we go through this difficult time. First, I need you to be on time. Second, I need you to the present. Third, I need you to be positive. That is all: Be on time, Be present, Be positive.” These were the orders given to a buddy of…

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Post Originally Appeared on Thrive Global / Arianna Huffington´s new wellness space The beauty of life is that one “yes” is all it takes. One conversation, one chance encounter, one word can make all the difference. But you have to be willing to put yourself out there for these moments to happen. My dad recently reminded…

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Post originally appeared on Thrive Global / Arianna Huffington´s new wellness space Throughout high school, college and for close to a decade after, drinking with my buddies was “standard operating procedure”. It was what we did. Whether at a bar, a party, a BBQ, or just sitting around, odds were high that alcohol was present,…

Read more How Life Has Changed Since I Stopped Drinking – Originally appeared in Thrive Global

5 ACTIONABLE STEPS IN MASTERING YOUR FIRST IMPRESSION Over your lifetime you will meet roughly 80,000 people. Research shows that on average we meet 3 new people every day, if you do the math and live till 80, the numbers add up. This means that in 2017 alone you will you make 1,000 first impressions.…

Read more Master This Skill and the Rest Becomes So Much Easier – originally appeared in Thrive Global

Amazing Photograph courtesy of David Oliete Força, Equilibri, Valor i Seny / Strength, Balance, Courage and Common Sense These are the values of the “Castellers”, aka the “Human Towers”. It is also the reason why this 300 year-old Catalan tradition exemplifies the power of teamwork. The first time I saw the “Castellers” I stood in amazement as a…

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