Be Great TODAY

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

149 episodes of Be Great TODAY since the first episode, which aired on September 3rd, 2017.

  • Episode 41: From Awkward to Competent

    June 10th, 2018  |  4 mins 32 secs
    awkward, competent, inspirational, learning theory, motivational

    I was at a restaurant recently and there was a new employee. I watched how they worked compared to the more seasoned employees. What does experience teach us about going from awkward to competent?

  • Episode 40: My Experience at the 3 Day Startup in San Antonio

    June 3rd, 2018  |  5 mins 5 secs
    3 day startup, collegeplus, entrepreneur, geekdom, inspirational, lumerit, motivational, risk, san antonio

    Back in 2013, I was given the chance to participate in the 3 Day Startup at the Geekdom in San Antonio, Texas. I wrote a blog post in 2013 on my experience at the event. I wanted to share it this week.

  • Episode 39: Yanny or Laurel - A Matter of Perspective

    May 27th, 2018  |  3 mins 48 secs
    dress, inspirational, laurel, motivational, perspective, yanny

    The Yanny or Laurel internet sensation was fascinating to me. The same audio was heard differently by each individual. What does this potentially mean for other things in life? I look at the situation as a matter of perspective.

  • Episode 38: Take Time to Smell the Coffee

    May 20th, 2018  |  4 mins 20 secs
    calm, coffee, inspirational, moment, motivational, peace, relax

    As I’m sitting here, sipping my coffee that I got on my walk, it made me think about taking time to smell the coffee. Taking time to walk for coffee, and just be away.

  • Episode 37: Add Some Flair - Making Your Actions Fun

    May 13th, 2018  |  4 mins 34 secs
    cooking, flair, inspirational, japanese steak house, motivational

    This past week I ate at Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse. While I was there, I was mesmerized by the chef cooking the food in front of us. The whole time, I was just mesmerized by their cooking. An action we don’t typically see publicly at a restaurant, and it was amazing just to watch.

  • Episode 36: Don’t Think About The Judges

    May 6th, 2018  |  3 mins 21 secs
    anxiety, critics, inspirational, judges, motivational, worry

    I was at a dance competition this past weekend. I performed my best, but only because I didn't think about the judges while I was dancing.

  • Episode 35: Taking Risks

    April 29th, 2018  |  15 mins 2 secs
    chance, inspirational, journey, motivational, risks, success

    This week I reflect on the risks that I have taken and how they have gotten me to where I’m at now. Each risk has added pieces to the puzzle of who I am.

  • Episode 34: Eying My Imperfections - Focusing on What I Can’t Change

    April 22nd, 2018  |  10 mins 15 secs
    bad news, control, imperfections, inspirational, motivational, negativity

    It is easy for me to focus on imperfections and bad news. Things that I can't control. This week I want to look at that and how it can have a negative impact on me.

  • Episode 33: What Once Was Difficult

    April 15th, 2018  |  5 mins 15 secs
    difficult, inspirational, motivational, practice, skill

    As we get better at things, we forget that it once was difficult. I reflect on some things that I once thought were difficult to do.

  • Episode 32: Why Do I Dread Things?

    April 8th, 2018  |  4 mins 18 secs
    anxiety, dread, fear, inspirational, motivational, worry

    I am finishing up a course for college. I was dreading it beforehand, but now with a few assignments to go, why did I dread this course so much?

  • Episode 31: Thinking Foolishly - What Do You Believe About Yourself?

    April 1st, 2018  |  4 mins 37 secs
    belief, foolish, idea, inspirational, motivational, viruses

    It is April Fools Day in the United States. This got me thinking about how am I being foolish in the ideas that I believe about myself.

  • Episode 30: Never Too Old or Too Young

    March 25th, 2018  |  4 mins 10 secs
    age, inspirational, motivational, old, young

    I am turning 28 on Tuesday. This got me thinking about the idea of not being too old or too young to do something.