Teamwork Makes The Dream Work!


Amazing performers at the Wuhan Government Foreign Affairls Department Chinese New Year Gala

No matter how you feel about this statement it won’t seize to be true. You won’t get far without a team and I’ll tell you why.

If you’re anything like me, this hurts you deep in your soul because you’re probably the type of person who prefers to do everything by yourself and are very independent with everything you do and you’re very proud of that. Unfortunately for people like us, this tactic won’t get us very far as much as I hate to admit it and here are the reasons why. Continue reading →


‘Finished’ is Better Than ‘Perfect’

Wuhan New Energy Institute (The Calla Lily Building). The architect thought it wasn't perfect but said he's glad it's finished!

Wuhan New Energy Institute (The Calla Lily Building). The architect thought it wasn’t perfect but said he’s glad it’s finished and I am too.

It wasn’t until recently that the question of whether or not excellence was necessary for us to succeed was put in front of me. I mean, what do you mean “is it necessary”?┬áIsn’t excellence essential? Isn’t excellence what separates the people who “kind of” want it from the people who actually do?

Maybe not. Continue reading →

You Don’t Need To Sit At The Table, Just Be In The Room!


Women Of Wuhan brunch sometime last year

There’s a thing about being around greatness that just inspires you to do better for yourself. It doesn’t really matter how (un)prepared you feel for whatever your goal is, just surrounding yourself with people who fit your definition of success or are doing things you’d like to do someday tends to boost your own motivation to do better. Continue reading →

Success is a Matter of Habit


I’ve been sort of stuck in a rut or as I like to say, I’ve been in my feelings for the last couple of weeks and I was going to write a very sad post about how nothing is going right and everything sucks but in the spirit of trying to keep positive and actively doing things to get out the rut I decided to talk about the importance of developing and keeping good habits instead.

I was recently reminded of how most of what we think is guided by our feelings and feelings are not facts, meaning, the things you think to yourself, about yourself, about others, about the situations you’re in etc., are most likely just Continue reading →