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Fantasy Football

Don't we take real people and their real actions and behaviors, and then assemble them into our own new reality...? Read More »
Thomas Leu | 01 December 2016 | Psychology | 2 Comments   

The “Common Sense” Defense

Sooooo often… sooooo unbelievably often… I hear some variation of the following statement while out training, teaching, or speaking: “I already ‘know’ all of this stuff; it’s all just ‘common sense‘…” Really? Give me a break… It’s a BIG, ballsy statement... Read More »
Thomas Leu | 14 November 2016 | Psychology | No Comments   

Why Your Band Won’t Make It

(and what you can do about it…) The Musician’s Corner® > Psychology for Success In Music FYI – This post is long. It’s a rare exception to my typical Get In-Get Out blogging format. Know that upfront and decide whether or not to invest... Read More »
Thomas Leu | 21 February 2016 | Psychology, Rock 'n Roll | 5 Comments   

Mirror

Sure you look into it, but are you truly “seeing” what’s there? Some are subconsciously afraid of the mirror. Not for what they see, but for what they don’t want to see. It’s precisely this kind of pride-leveling that’s... Read More »
Thomas Leu | 20 August 2014 | Recovery | No Comments   

Reality is Perception

Many years ago, one of my mentors used to tell me that "the world is as you are, not as it is…" Read More »
Thomas Leu | 06 April 2014 | Psychology, Recovery | 1 Comment   

Dream-Stealers

“We are all either building our own dreams or building somebody else’s.” ~ Jeff Olson, The Slight Edge Distance yourself from dream-stealers… you know who they are. Those people who take energy and inspiration from you rather than give it... Read More »
Thomas Leu | 02 July 2013 | Psychology | 3 Comments   

Good Isn’t Good Enough

If you are willing to satisfy people with good enough, you can make just about everybody happy. If you delight people and create change that lasts, you’re going to offend those that hate change in all its forms. Your... Read More »
Thomas Leu | 11 October 2012 | Psychology | No Comments   

Nobody from Nowhere?

The internet (and now, social media) is the great equalizer especially if you are a “nobody from nowhere” – someone without a famous pedigree, a fat wallet, or exceptional circumstances. Nothing has leveled the playing field giving us all access... Read More »
Thomas Leu | 13 February 2012 | Psychology | No Comments