Trent D. Schrock
December 14, 2022
Knowing your “WHY” is like igniting a rocket engine inside your finances
“If you know and live within your “why”, it is easier to say “no” to things that don’t fit andto live within your budget.”
January 27, 2023
What are core values and why are they so value-able?
Core Values refers to the root beliefs that guide a person’s or organizations behavior, decisions, and goals. Examples include integrity, fairness, family, excellence, and faith. Your core values are like your DNA; they don’t change, they are who you are. It is important to be aware of your core values and have a short list you will guard against compromise.
February 3, 2023
Routines that Work: A lesson from The Compound Effect
Routines are awesome because they make beneficial behaviors a daily habit so that you are doing them automatically. The slow steady stream of consistent behaviors builds amazing momentum and change over time.
February 8, 2023
Building Good Habits to Gain Control of Your Life
Do you feel in control of your life? Are you confident that your life is proceeding just as you would like? If not, it’s time to examine why and get back on track, my friend.
February 10, 2023
Personal Excellence: Raising the Bar
What does Personal Excellence mean to you? Does your life exhibit it? How does one obtain it?
February 17, 2023
Do You Have Self-Awareness?
Self-awareness might very well be one of the most difficult virtues to master. Why? Because people tend to believe they are already self-aware. Who knows me better than me? I live with me day in and day out! Other reasons it is difficult is because we cannot trust our conscious minds, memories, or self-evaluation.
February 13, 2023
The Virtue of Resilience: Be a palm tree
February 15, 2023
When Giving Criticism, Be Constructive
You May Hear, But Are You Listening?
We’ve all done it, we’ve all had it happen to us: we think we are listening to someone but five minutes later we have no clue what they said. How does that happen? Why do we LET it happen?
February 20, 2023
Controlling Your Inputs
Are you listening to music as you read this? Is the tv on in the background? What is the last thing you read? What kind of conversations have you had today?
February 24, 2023
What image comes to your mind when you think of courage? A soldier in battle? A superhero fighting villains? An underdog standing up to bully? A disabled person learning to walk again?
February 27, 2023
The Art of Saying NO: A LESSON IN Polite Refusal
“Do you mind staying late and helping me finish this project?” "Can I borrow $20 until Friday?” Questions like these would often throw me in a whirl of emotions from frustration to anger to guilt to resignation, all because I tend to be a people-pleaser and did not know how to say NO.