Positive Intelligence

“Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer.” – Sun Tzu Combat Zone I’m not speaking in hyperbole and I say this with all sincerity; we are at war. We are not battling an enemy that you can see or that is fought with military weapons. This invisible enemy...

Emotional Intelligence

Marrying Gratitude and Emotional Intelligence This Thanksgiving Everyday Gratitude As we continue our series of walking through the storm with confidence, it would only stand to reason that on this Thanksgiving Week, I would choose to focus on gratitude, right?...

Effective Weapon: Humor

“The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.” –  Mark Twain As we are walking through the storm with greater confidence, words like bravery, resilience, and perseverance come to mind. These are all essential traits to possess and...

Weekly Strength: Optimism

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” – Helen Keller I have a question for you. How do the people closest to you describe you? Would they say you are a doom and gloom thinker who catastrophizes...

Walking through the Storm with Confidence

“Bravery. It’s what defines us.” – Unknown As we continue our series, Walking through the Storm with Confidence, I have a question for you: On a bravery scale of 1-10, where would you rank yourself? Early Belief System Sadly, using that same bravery scale, there...