LQI VS HQI

LQI VS HQI
Low quality information vs High quality information

Why subject yourself to information that will never impact your life.
What happens in the news or with the Kardashians does not and will not ever change your life, at least in a positive way. Why not instead focus on things that actually impact your life.

  • Health
  • Job/Career
  • Business
  • Self Help

These small suggestions alone will propel you towards any goal you may have in life.
Make a conscience effort of knowing how much time is spent on low quality information. I guarantee that you’ll be shocked at the amount, I know I was. Check out this TEDEX video by Richard St.John on The Importance Of Focus

The Other Side Of Fear & Failure

I have failed at many things in life and business but I knew instinctively to keep moving forward. It took me a long time to understand that failure is a byproduct of success. The idea of admitting failure meant that people viewed you as weak. It was almostfear2 looked at as the wicked step child you never talk about, yet it’s a constant factor in anyone’s life experience or business. I would personally always attempt to dismiss it, but what I learned when I looked at it objectively was educational. If a part on a car is bad you don’t throw away the car you diagnose the problem and replace the part. My point is success does not always reveal it’s self until it’s ready or willing, sometimes it needs to fail in order to succeed. I know many people myself included that sometimes has to take the long route. (Try and learn from other peoples experiences, you can save yourself a lot of time and pain.) My opinion on failure is embrace it, that’s what lets you know your doing something great. Every time your willing to put yourself out there encourages others to do the same. Trust me they’re watching and they’ll only reveal themselves when you follow through.

Remember!

Everything you ever wanted is on the other side of fear.

P.S. I’d love to hear your story of failure and how you turned it around. Please post in the comments below or send me a tweet @chrisgenge

Surprising Lessons From 100 Days of Rejection

I love how Jia Jiang turned the feeling of rejection and fear on it’s head and discovered strength in himself and inspirational people along the way.

Chasing your dream requires you put everything out there and deal with the consequences. When aspiring entrepreneur Jia Jiang left corporate life to build his dream company, he had no idea it also meant facing crushing rejection.

Jason Comley created a game to help anyone build confidence and overcome fear of rejection. Check it out! >>>www.jasoncomley.com

The How To Of Success

 Silhouette of hiking man jumping over the mountainsI believe we all have an inner champion, to win at the game of life you have to be a hungry competitor. I believe skills can can be built and nurtured to improve who you are today to anyone that’s willing. Michael Jordan was successful because he didn’t give up. When he first tried out for his high school basketball team, would you be surprised to know he didn’t make the cut. Can you imagine how life would be for millions of kids and adults that were inspired by his greatness had there been no Michael Jordan. So how did he turn it around? He made a decision to learn everything there is to know about the game. He would start early and finish late until he knew every inch of the court. He is a success because he put in the work to be a champion. In business similarly, key ingredients are needed to be of benefit, the first knowledge of your business and people skills. I believe a lasting success is found in the balance of these two skills. Did you know that candidates that had more experience failed to get the contract or job over people with greater people skills. So It’s not just what you learn on the court or in the boardrooms that gives you “the edge” it’s also the communication off the court and out of the office that complete the package.

1.) Be Hungry! Have a realistic goal in mind and do whatever it takes to achieve.

2.) Learn from people that are successful Books, videos, study people, find a mentor.

3.) Take Action Everyday have a plan to do something towards your goal.

A great article a few years ago I like to refer to. A Formula For Success

Want To Be A Genius? Take A Walk

As a busy concierge/ entrepreneur in Toronto creating healthier habits as well as accomplishing the business of the day is a difficult endeavor to say the least and is also why I’m in such demand. The people I serve and the professionals I deal with have the exact same challenges, no time, more work  and a fading health regime. This simple, yet genius way to achieve your goals and be that much healthier for it. An additional benefit to walking studies have shown that exercise leads to increased creativity. Check out this link>>> Exercise/Creativity

Below are the 4 things that you’ll be accomplishing at your next meeting.

  • Health
  • Business
  • Creativity
  • Task worthy

Nilofer Merchant’s concept is quite simple: We are sitting 9.3 hours per day on average — and it is slowly killing us. “Sitting has become the smoking of our generation,” she says. So instead of having the typical work meeting, take your meetings outside — and you’ll be surprised by how easily fresh air can drive fresh thinking.

From Loan Nut To Leader How To Start A Movement

If your interested in being a leader or wondering how to start a movement Derek Sivers shows how people dance to their own drummer, literally. Derek captures it perfectly with a pinch of video and a dash of humour.

With help from some surprising footage, Derek Sivers explains how movements really get started. (Hint: it takes two.) (Recorded at TED2010, February 2010 in Long Beach, CA. Duration: 3:10) Watch Derek Sivers’ talk on TED.com, where you can download this TEDTalk, rate it, comment on it and find other talks and performances from our archive […]

Working Out It’s A No Brainer

In Search Of Success

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Successful People Are Always Looking For That Edge.

“I work out.” The answer offered by Sir Richard Branson when asked what do you do to be at your best. You can’t have success without being healthy everyone knows that, but what if it was also proven to increase mental creativity. Would that be enough to get that January b-hind to a gym beyond the tipical 30 days before surrendering to both Ben and Jerry. So here’s how you can become smarter, faster and stronger. When you exercise you flood the brain with hi performing chemicals that improve memory, problem solving and decision making according to an Livestrong.com article on Does Exercise Release a Chemical in the Brain. Want to be smarter, creative and successful? Workout! When in the end of your hard work is you look good and feel great, it’s a no brainer.