Posts By: Franco

4 Great Ways To Deal With The Pressures of Being Human

The pressure of living in an image-centric world can make us hesitant to be our most authentic selves. For me, it’s led to people pleasing, holding back, blurring the truth, and making major life choices based on the expectations of others….all sure fire ways to feel stressed, anxious, misunderstood, and down in general (which is… Read more »

6 Ways To Know I’ve Found A Keeper

I’m a 36-year-old man looking for love. I’ve been married, divorced, gone on over 100 1st dates (in the last 6 years), and this week, did a 40 minute tell-all about my love life.   While I’ve met some amazing women, and continue to put myself out there, I haven’t found the right long term… Read more »

How To Build Relationships & Community Like A Pro

As social beings, we crave to make great impressions, meaningful relationships, and to feel like we are special, supported, and part of things that are larger than ourselves. That’s why we join communities. However, over time, we might feel like we’ve outgrown our social circles because they no longer support our vision or we are… Read more »

How To Live In Effortless Flow

If you’re like me, you’ve experienced times in your life when it feels like everything is rocking and rolling and all that you want/need is popping up at the right place and the right time. Some call it luck, others call it magic, and some refer to it as a state of FLOW.   Maybe… Read more »

When Looking for Answers…

Moments of uncertainty, proverbial crossroads, and times when we simply don’t know what to do are inevitable parts of life. For direction, we may turn to logic and analysis, friends, Google, religion, or even our pets! And while they can be helpful and narrow our focus, they all come with external biases, can lead to… Read more »

Playing The Higher Game

“The doors will be opened to those who are bold enough to knock.” -Unknown   I got a valuable reminder from my friend and mentor Adam Gilad that the key to playing the higher game in life is to be BOLD…because as Adam says, “BOLDNESS is having the courage to get free and stay free.”… Read more »

The Art of Meeting New People

As social beings, meeting new people is an essential part of the human experience, and the ability to connect with anyone quickly and confidently, is one of the most rewarding skills we can develop (and is exactly what my latest podcast guest, Rob Lawless is doing – he’s on a mission to meet 10,000 people… Read more »

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A Great Tool For Dealing With Tough Situations

Life has its fair share of annoying moments and challenges.   When we are in the middle of them, it’s easy to respond accordingly…   1. Take the situation super seriously (or lose our sh*t entirely) which causes a whole slew of additional problems such as wasted energy, strained relationships, and an overall sense of… Read more »

Facing Your Four-Lettered F-Word

Let’s get real about the four-lettered f-word. Not that one. I’m talking about ‘fear.’ We’re constantly looking for ways to get rid of it in our lives, but it shows up for most of us daily in some way or another. So what do we do in the face of fear?   “Courage is not… Read more »

When Making BIG Decisions

“Our lives are a sum total of the choices we have made.” -Wayne Dyer   Every decision we make shapes our future and some decisions make a bigger impact and can alter the course of our lives drastically. So what do we do when faced with difficult choices and all the options seem ‘right’ for… Read more »