Tag: outside insights

What is Your Legacy?

by placers on April 29, 2022 in Outside Insights


How you conduct yourself along your life journey, determines how your story will unfold. This is a basic law of the universe—we get what we give and, ultimately, we are what we believe. It’s a self fulfilling prophecy. If we think negatively, we open ourselves up to negative experiences. If we lead from a place […]

Leadership Lessons: A Commitment to Culture- Outside Insights Podcast Episode #20

by placers on April 15, 2022 in Outside Insights


A culturally driven work environment starts with a mindset that bonds life thinking with career thinking. This is a concept that serial entrepreneur and Outside Insights regular, Alan Burkhard, discussed during our latest podcast chat – the last in his 12-part leadership series. I summarize our discussion on culture-driven mindsets below. Be sure to click […]

What Are Your 3 Critical Life Lessons?

by placers on April 1, 2022 in Outside Insights


I am frequently asked about what gives me sustainable motivation and energy. How do I continuously keep my long-term goals top of mind and how do I recover from life’s setbacks and get back on track? When it comes to reaching our goals, all of us have setbacks – we get sick, we lose steam, […]

Workation in Wydaho

by placers on March 4, 2022 in Outside Insights


Recently, I read one of my Outside Insights articles from two years ago where I wrote about the importance of appreciating the small stuff around you. Reflexively I thought, who was that guy? And how did he get to a place where he had time to actually appreciate the small things in life? Two years […]

How to Deal with Self-Limiting Beliefs

by placers on February 4, 2022 in Outside Insights


Self-limiting beliefs are the assumptions or perceptions we have about ourselves and the way the world works. These assumptions are “self-limiting” because by holding on to these beliefs, we are in some way holding ourselves back from achieving our goals. An all-too common example of a self-limiting belief among young leaders often sounds like: “I […]

It Takes a Second to Say Goodbye to 2021

by placers on January 7, 2022 in Outside Insights


As we rang in the new year last week, we also waved goodbye to 2021. Under the sounds of cheering, fireworks, and the classic Auld Lang Syne – it was hard not to feel a little hesitation amongst the hope. We’re two years into pandemic life and it’s easy to make a list of what […]