From Adversity to Answers: The Rule of the Two A’s

Here’s a short video about the source of both adversity and answers. “The Rule of the Two A’s” has served as an essential reminder for me and my clients for years. Garret

Stuck to Unstuck: The Beauty of the Design

This week, here’s a reminder about the beauty and simplicity of how the human mind works. Looking in this direction tends to spark comfort in me. I hope the same for you. Garret   P.S. Click the following link for information about an upcoming two-day workshop (December 3rd and 4th) that I’ll be conducting in London with… Read More

Coping Through Versus Rising Above

Here’s a quick reminder of the folly in trying to cope through, or strategically fix, your feelings before, during, or after a performance or event. Questions or comments, rise above, then reach out to me! Garret

What We Can Actually Learn From Trump’s Comments About PTSD

This video provides my thoughts about the serious and sensitive topic/condition of PTSD, and what we can do to help the brave men and women who suffer. I rarely agree with the direction that Donald Trump points. But this time, he stumbled onto something worth talking about. Garret

Application Versus Understanding (aka A Change of Heart)

I often tell clients, readers, or groups: “If you’re applying a method or strategy , you haven’t learned or changed. And someone else’s method or strategy can’t make you learn or change.” This video further explores this important distinction. Garret

Attacking a Symptom

I’m going to talk about prejudice or bigotry because it’s a hot, and important, topic these days. However, this article could easily be about bullying, road rage, abuse, or war.  But first, l want to be sure that you and I agree on something: Treating symptoms does not get to the root cause of a… Read More

Why It’s Essential to Know that Your Feelings are Linked to Thought, Not Circumstance

Here’s a quick video about the creative process (how all of us create our feelings, perceptions, and experiences). And why understanding this process is so important. Have a great rest of the week. Garret  

In Response to your Comments, Another Look at “Culture”

It’s been an interesting week since I posted my video on the pitfalls of promoting a specific culture within your team, organization, or family. In all my years of sharing this work, I’ve experienced backlash, but never like this. Here, then, is one more try. Garret

Promoting a Team Culture? Here’s Why it’s a Big Mistake

I’m often asked for my take on the in-vogue practice of creating a specific culture within your team, organization, or family. So here it is. I look forward to your response to this video. Thanks for watching it. Garret  

A Second Look at Why Behavior Modification Doesn’t Work

I received many questions regarding this week’s article,, so here’s a video to help answer them. If you’re still uncertain about the direction I’m pointing, no problem, you know where to find me. Garret