how to learn from your future self - Todd Phillips

How to Learn from Your Future Self

SUMMARY Today’s message is all about how to see the big picture of your life through a fictional exercise of talking with your future self. This thought experiment has been employed by many great thinkers over the years, including Jorge Luis Borges and more recently, Tim Ferris. If your younger self could speak with your[…]

be better by watching others - Todd Phillips video blog

How to Be Better By Watching Others

SUMMARY Today I want to talk about how you can significantly shorten your learning curve in any area of your life by watching other people. I must confess, I’m borrowing this idea from Chris Fussel (@FussellChris), a former Navy SEAL and partner at the McChrystal Group, a leadership consulting firm. He shared some advice given to[…]

happiness vs joy - how to increase joy in your life

Happiness vs Joy | Why You Should Stop Trying to Be Happy

SUMMARY Each day brings its own set of challenges and rewards. Will we get to work on time? Have a successful meeting? Find time to work out and stay positive? Or will there be traffic, tension between colleagues, too many emails, junk food, and high stress levels? If you think that your happiness depends on your[…]

how to become a lifelong learner - online pastor and life coach

How to Become a Lifelong Learner

SUMMARY Do you love learning? If you just graduated or passed a certification exam, you may feel ready for a long break. But I want to encourage you to keep going. Learn to love learning. That’s the secret. It’s the learning process that often provides the most enjoyment anyway. Which of the following scenarios would[…]

how to prioritize your life - todd phillips, online pastor and life coach

How to Prioritize Your Life

SUMMARY It’s the “new year, new me” time of year again. Your feeds have been flooded with new life hacks, tools, and tips for improving your lives, and once again, you are skeptical. And for good reason. The people who seem more productive, healthier and happier than you are not privy to a new app[…]

how to have more influence at work - PART 2

How to Have More Influence at Work | Part 2

SUMMARY Last week, we discussed the first 3 ways to gain more influence at work. They were: Be Indispensable Be the Solution Be Positive Today, we’re talking about the next 3 ways to gain more influence at work: 1. Serve Others Similar to the first two steps, being indispensable and being the solution, learning how to serve[…]

4 ways to gain wisdom and understanding - Todd Phillips

How to Become Wise

SUMMARY Today, I’m talking to you about wisdom. Just a few days after becoming a follower of Christ, I came across this passage from 2 Chronicles 1:7-10: “That night God appeared to Solomon and said to him: ‘Ask. What should I give you?’ And Solomon said to God: ‘You have shown great and faithful love to[…]