Your Strengths Will Open Doors For You

Former U.S. President, Barack Obama, sent a congratulatory text to Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant following the team’s June 2017 championship win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. The team should soon be going to the White House to meet the president. I...

The One Thing I Want to Teach My Kids Before I Die

We are all dying, even if one is in complete health right now. We are born dying. From the cradle to the grave, each second that passes puts us closer to our graves. That has to get us thinking about the future. Since anybody can die at any time, I’ve asked...

Leadership is a Responsibility

“You’ve observed how poor leaders throw their weight around, how quickly a little power goes to their heads. It’s not going to be that way with you. Whoever wants to be great must become a servant. Whoever wants to be first among you must be your slave. That is what...

One Key to Enhancing Your Performance in Anything You Do

What has worked for you in the past, and currently works for you today, may not be able to take you to the next level of your success or performance. Recently, I was working with a group of highly successful people who wanted to improve their performance but were...

Pacing Yourself During Speed Reading

In an article I wrote for KevinMD.com, I mentioned how speed reading helped me improve my performance during residency. I have gotten several questions from people who are interested in knowing how I went about speed reading. Below, I share pacing techniques I use to...

How to Create Passion

A lot of people view interests and passion as something that is only to be discovered. There are a lot of books on how to identify your interests and passion. Very little is said about how to create passion. Yet, there are many people out there who say they...

Teaching your children respect

What does it mean to show respect?  Who is worthy of respect?  And how does a child learn to show it? As parents, we want our children to learn our values.  Sometimes we struggle to figure out how, exactly, to do that.  We might try to explain what we believe in, or...

Mindset: For as he thinks in his heart, so he is

There are some things in life that we cannot change. For example, we cannot change our genes. Genes from our parents are sorted in particular ways to create a completely unique human being. We are the result of that process and have no control over it. It’s out...

7 Core Values of Success in Everything You Do

If you ask my two elementary school aged boys, “what are our core values?” They will tell you our family’s 7 core values without hesitation. “Passion, Praise, Relationship, Accountability, Innovation, Servanthood, and Excellence.” If you...

Why you may fail to live out your full potential

We all want to live up to our full potential. No one wants to reach the end of their life only to regret having only experienced the tip of the iceberg of their full potential. Yet, we do things every day to sabotage living up to our full potential. Canadian...

What is the rate limiting step?

This morning I overheard a doctor talking to another about his internet speeds. “My Spectrum internet has been really slow, what is the rate limiting step for getting faster internet speeds in our office?” I felt a warm feeling when I heard that question....

The Skill of Self-Confidence

Dr. Ivan Joseph nails the skill of self-confidence in this video. He says you develop it by: Persistence. Repetition and not quitting. Malcolm Gladwell talks about the 10,000 hr rule. It took 1,000 to 10,000 trials for Edison to make the light bulb. He didn’t...
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