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Episode 153: Certainty is a cruel mindset. It hardens our minds against possibility.

By Mindset Mondays Episode #153 — "I’m absolutely certain that certainty is bad!" Our brains are wired to perceive uncertainty as a potential threat to our survival. In response, we seek out certainty wherever we can find it, preferring certainties – no matter how painful or uncomfortable they may be – to the unknown and the uncertain.…
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Episode 150: People claim to want to do something that matters, yet they measure themselves against things that don’t.

By Mindset Mondays Episode #150 — Know Your Currencies! All too often, people use a single currency to evaluate success: money. That metric may show up as 'deals closed' or 'projects won' or 'net worth' or 'savings amassed' or even 'money spent.' No matter how people choose to label it, they’re still using money as their metric.…
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Episode 149: Whatever it takes to finish things, finish. You will learn more from a glorious failure than you ever will from something you never finished.

By Mindset Mondays Mindset Mondays with DTK - Ep #149 — I'd Rather Fail Than Not Finish! As a long-distance road cyclist, I have noticed that as soon as the finish line becomes visible, I have this compulsion to accelerate. And, no, these are rides, not races. And the data reveal that that I am not alone:…
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Episode 146: In a country that doesn’t discriminate between fame and infamy, the latter presents itself as plainly more achievable.

By Mindset Mondays Mindset Mondays with DTK - Ep #146 — Let the Ease-full Road Be the High Road If you've joined me for even a few of these broadcasts over the last nearly-three years then you know my truth that we are always at choice. And that is exactly what surfaced for me this week: we…
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Episode 145: You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose.

By Mindset Mondays Mindset Mondays with DTK - Ep #145 — It's hard to hear one's heart at speed. These last couple of days have been filled with details and machinations. Screenings for COVID, jockeying for space in the refrigerators, cleaning ovens, last minute work projects, and tons of food prep. And this is just for five…
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Episode 144: The soul that gives thanks can find comfort in everything; the soul that complains can find comfort in nothing.

By Mindset Mondays Mindset Mondays with DTK – Ep #144 — Celebrate ... Even in 2020 I love the concept, promise, and inevitable impact of the gratitude journal exercise. And yet, I fought it for so long. When I look back at what I captured in my earliest gratitude journal, I'm shocked (not shocked?) by what those…
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