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Why Automation is the Best Use of Your Time – And How to Get Started

It can feel like you’re drowning. No matter what you do, no matter how hard you work, no matter what productivity strategies you try; you just can't seem to find enough hours in the day. I knew that feeling well. But I was able to escape drowning in endless tasks over the last year...

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Bring Your Best Self to Every Moment

The clock was ticking…And I was up against it. I had just begun calling experts to sell them on the Educo platform, and I hadn’t had much success yet. I was nervous. I was awkward. I was failing. And I needed some way to separate my ego from the results. In life, certain things will always...

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What I Accomplished in My 90-Day 'Goal Bootcamp'

If it ain't broke, don't fix it. That's what former Marine, Erik Therwanger, told me about the approach to leadership that he learned in the Marines. It's also the foundation of his 90 day run. The concept is incredibly simple – the US military has a long history of teaching young men and...

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How to Answer Big Questions with Simple Experiments

Millions of years ago, humans were weak and vulnerable creatures. Compared to other mammals, we weren't strong... We weren't fast... We didn't have sharp teeth... We couldn't fly... So how did we not only survive but make it out of the food chain? In simple terms…science and...

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How Greater Self-Awareness Helped Me Change My Behavior

If there is one thing I’m sure of, it’s that right now you have a problem on your mind. You’re not alone. We all have problems. And like most people, I often think I'm alone in dealing with them. I think that nobody has to deal with the same problems I do... Nobody understands what I have to...

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How a SMARTS Goal Helped Me Conquer My Greatest Weakness

“Filmmaking isn’t about the little details, it’s about the big picture!” – Johnny Depp, portraying Ed Wood. A.K.A the worst filmmaker of all time. All my life I've been a big picture thinker. I've tried to achieve a grand vision... Create a disruptive innovation... And, of course, change...

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What I Learned From Pushing My Comfort Zone With TED

You know the feeling. That feeling in your gut that makes you want to avoid pushing yourself. Staying within your comfort zone feels good. Life outside of it is scary. It's complicated, it's challenging, and it can result in hard, cold, embarrassing failure. But it can also...

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20 TED Talk Recommendations from TED Talk Experts

Our mission in starting Educo Community was simple – create a platform where expert ideas could be heard. But in a noisy world how do you define who is an “expert”? Knowing full well that we weren’t the experts on this topic (see what I did there?) we turned to an...

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#7 Scott Geller | Life Lessons from Psychological Science

Listen on iTunes | Subscribe to Podcast Virginia Tech psychology professor, Scott Geller, and I cover the topics in his latest book: "Life Lessons from Psychological Science." We discuss how his ideas apply to our lives, to our work, and to our communities. Start taking action on Dr....

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#6 Erik Therwanger | Goal Planning Strategy

Listen on iTunes | Subscribe to Podcast In this episode of the Educo Community Podcast, I speak with the founder of Think GREAT, Erik Therwanger. Erik draws on his combined twenty years of experience in the military, as an executive business leader, and dynamic presenter to help...

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