Life Engineering

Individual Excellence Blog

The Blog is where we create color and detail around our content through illustrations, stories, life events, and more. Our focus is to help individuals, leaders, and organizations achieve excellence.

Have you ever tried running through mud? It's not something to undertake on a whim. Different tools and skills are needed. In life, we sometimes get stuck and need to learn new tools and skills. We can help provide those life-saving tools that will reach for you in your most vulnerable moments, and help pull you out of the mud.
You're on a journey... not just to discover the light shining within you, but to let it out and let it shine. That moment when discover who you really are and why you're really here... your ultimate, individual "why," and then align your life so that you're living it... it's absolutely glorious. To you, and to everybody else.
You are capable of greatness. In fact, it is already within you. You just need to discover it, and then work to bring your life into alignment so that your life's mission and your life become one and the same. That's when you'll shine. That's when you'll experience full joy and fulfillment, when you're actions align to your purpose. We can help.
The night I quit my job I had a decision to make... wait, or just start. I chose to just start and held a seminar the next day. People in motion tend to stay in motion and people at rest tend to stay at rest. So whatever it is you've been waiting to do... just start!
There are simply times when our own personal journey requires that we move away from the comfort of where we were, and the people who are still there. But I believe the pain of saying goodbye will always be less than the pain of looking back, having compromised on your dream or having given up on the difference you could have made. Because the world needs the light and magic you have inside of you. Your journey itself, and the promise of what is to come is more important than any position you currently occupy.
Being terrified doesn’t mean you’re weak, it means you’re human. And the most important steps we take in life are often going to be the most terrifying. They’re terrifying because they’re significant. They’re terrifying because they take you from where you’ve been and set you on a path to somewhere new. And because that path is new, it is mostly unknown, and we’re afraid of the unknown. The the wold belongs to those who step anyway. The world needs you to take that next step.
Put down your device and live a real life, not a virtual one. A poem written and performed by Gary Turk, called "Look Up."
The hardest handicaps to overcome are mental. It happens when we tell ourselves the wrong story. Change the story. (video)
The funny, but insightful story about how we tend to destroy what is most precious to us. A video from an international speech competition.
These 4 truths about mastery and personal progress will help you find fulfillment, purpose, and direction in life, and will help you get past your failures.
Life Engineering has become a major movement, and it's time to up the ante. Now there's a scaffolding of products and services to power the movement and give people more control in life.
Little things do give us a sense of accomplishment, which can be good in building momentum, but they can also help us justify putting off the big things that really move the needle.
There are lots of noble reasons to seek change in life. According to Vince Lombardi, chiefest among them is love.
Sometimes it helps to look at life through a different lens, or using a powerful analogy, this one tends to be highly effective in helping us view our life objectively.
The inspiring story of Ted Williams, and why you should never judge a person by their looks.
The touching story behind Rudolf, the reindeer Bob May had always been different. Small, weak, and slight as a child, he was regularly ridiculed, bullied, and made fun of. He spent his whole childhood like that. Eventually he graduated from Dartmouth College in 1926 and married the love of his life, Evelyn. Together they had …
The truth is, we often let the things that matter the most to us die, not because of anything we do, but because we don't do this one thing that is critical to all life.
The poem Invictus teaches us that we can't control the cards life deals us, but we can control what we do with those cards. We are the masters of our fate, we are the captains of our soul.
Stress: A means of propulsion in life I was recently laid off. I just had my exit interview. With it comes a distinct sense of finality. I have seven kids and no job. It’s kind of stressful. But stress can be good. If taken appropriately, it can galvanize your resolve. It motivates you and gives …
A common decision-making error called "lock-in", which plagues so many people and prevents them from changing paths or moving forward in their lives.
For our change initiatives to be successful, we have to get down the the core, what really drives change, this is what really matters.