JumpStart GIVERS

February 27, 2015

The more you give, the happier, more engaged, more connected and more fulfilled you are.

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JumpStart LENT

February 26, 2015

What if Lent was an acronym? What if L.E.N.T. stood for “Let’s Eliminate Negative Thinking”? As the origin of the word tells us, we’ve been thinking negatively long enough and it’s time to stop. 

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JumpStart COMPLAINT FREE LIVING (PT. 6 OF 6)

February 25, 2015

The E in GRIPE stands for - Excuse Poor Performance. This type of complaining is done after someone has attempted a task and failed. Our JumpStart Today question is: When someone complains to you to excuse poor performance, what are you going to ask? Leave your response in the comments below.

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JumpStart COMPLAINT FREE LIVING (PT. 5 OF 6)

February 24, 2015

The P in GRIPE stands for - Power. When people complain to sway you to be on their side, the best thing you can do is refuse to get involved. The JumpStart Today question is: Who most often complains to you for power and how are you going to stay out of their issues? Leave your response in the comments below.

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JumpStart COMPLAINT FREE LIVING (PT. 4 OF 6)

February 23, 2015

The I in GRIPE stands for - Inspire Envy (or brag). When someone complains to brag, realize that they, themselves, are just a person who needs lots of compliments. The more sincere compliments you give, the less he or she will complain... The JumpStart Today question is: Who complains to you but is actually bragging and how are you going to compliment him or her? Leave your response in the comments below.

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EGO (Dharma Talk)

February 22, 2015

In this episode Will discusses the EGO and its effect on our psyche.

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JumpStart COMPLAINT FREE LIVING (PT. 3 OF 6)

February 20, 2015

The R in GRIPE stands for - Remove Responsibility. When you give someone a task, he or she might complain about the conditions surrounding the task as a way of preparing you that they are not going to get the task done. The JumpStart Today question is: Who complains to remove responsibility and how are you going to hold them accountable? Leave your response in the comments below.

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JumpStart‬ COMPLAINT FREE LIVING (PT. 2 OF 6)

February 19, 2015

Notice that all complaints fall under one of 5 headings and together they spell the word ‪GRIPE‬. The G in GRIPE stands for— Get attention. People crave attention and if you don’t give it to them, they’ll complain to you to get it. The JumpStart Today question is: Who complains to you to get attention and what are you going to ask them about? Leave your response in the comments below.

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JumpStart COMPLAINT FREE LIVING (PT. 1 OF 6)

February 18, 2015

People complain for only 5 reasons. Over the next 5 days, I will teach you those reasons. Complaining is, “Expressing dissatisfaction to someone who can’t do anything to improve the situation.” The JumpStart Today Question is: Who should you be talking to instead of the person(s) you’ve been complaining to? Leave your response in the comments below.

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JumpStart A NEW SCRIPT

February 17, 2015

Life is a movie. If an actor didn't show up or of a cue were missed, the show might come to a stop— but not life. In life, we re-write our script with each day. Every day is a new act and we are continually improving our script. The JumpStart Today question is: How do you plan to re-write today’s script? Leave your response in the comments below.

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