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Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Happiness Advantage

What if EVERYTHING you thought you knew about how to be happy was flat out wrong? We tend to assume that our external world is predictive of our internal world.  The better things are, the more things we have, the more successes we achieve, the happier we will be. Wrong! 90 percent of your long […]

Mindfulness

Mindfulness is being fully present in the present moment in a peaceful manner. “Mindfulness is also clearing the mind, stilling the mind, emptying the mind of all but the present moment. While mindfulness does reduce (not eliminate stress) it is not about stress reduction. Indeed, the whole idea of mindfulness is to do it without […]

Four-Way Test

Recently The Collier Companies’ Senior Team reviewed the final draft of TCC’s Team Member Policy Manual, which contains standards of conduct to which we hold Team Members. Andy Hogshead, our CEO, brought up to The Four-Way Test. The Four-Way Test is a simple but profound way to measure the things we think, say or do: […]

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