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

Why Managing the Behavior of Others Doesn’t Work

It’s interesting. Lately, I’ve been speaking a lot about the necessity for coaches to not try to manage the behavior of their players (and the implications here are the same for teachers, counselors, therapists, and parents). As a result, I’ve heard many “Yea buts” in emails, messages, and conversations with coaches. Such as: “I get… Read More

If You Think You’re a Product of Your Daily Choices—Think Again

This week, I remind you that the choices a person makes are a byproduct, not a cause. And why grasping this often-misunderstood principle is so important. Thanks for watching, Garret

Why it’s Harmful to Mistake Psychological Effects for Causes

This week, let’s get to the heart of why trying to be confident, forcing yourself to work hard, attempting to make good choices, or “doing” positive isn’t working for you or those you mentor. Any questions or comments, I’d love to hear from you. Garret

When it Comes to the Mind, How Data Often Confuses

Here’s a brief and impromptu video (sorry about the legs) that followed a chat with a client. Hope, like him, you find the perspective valuable. Garret

Why Doing Nothing (to find Clarity of Mind) is the Best Policy

What follows is a simple story that reveals the power of doing nothing to find clarity of mind when anxious feelings occur. Hope it resonates and sparks. Garret   P.S.  Here’s a special offer for those of you coming to New Jersey for the PGA Championship next week (or whomever lives close by). On Monday… Read More

The Wrong Kind of Protest

To the millions of well-meaning and brave Americans who are protesting or speaking out against racial problems in this country: Sorry, but you’re not helping. Why? We don’t have a racial problem in this country. We have a level-of-consciousness problem. And until we address this fundamental misunderstanding, things are going to get worse. To illustrate,… Read More

Moving Through Difficult or Even Tragic Events

I don’t often share two posts within the same week, but I filmed this video last month and thought it appropriate this morning. Garret

The Ultimate Paradigm Shift

This week, I talk about why the impending paradigm shift when it comes to psychology, self-help, and mentoring is so vitally important. Granted, the video is a bit long, but I hope you can find seventeen quite minutes to watch. Any questions, as always, you know where to find me. Garret