009 : Ken’s 2017 Zija Summit Speech

009 : Ken’s 2017 Zija Summit Speech

  • January 31, 2018

For those who weren't able to attend the 2017 Zija Summit event, I'm including my comments from the final session as today's podcast episode.  If you've heard me speak at events in the past, you'll notice that my comments were shorter than usual because I was losing my voice. I hope you enjoy this episode and thanks for listening to the show.  

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How Not To Die

How Not To Die

  • January 9, 2018

Once in a while you read a book that profoundly influences you and then you want to share it with everyone you know. How To Not Die is one of these books. I was already eating relatively healthy, but since I read it I have been practicing the nutritional principles Dr. Michael Gregor expounds on in this fascinating and life-altering book. Trust me when I say--pick up this book and plan on living a healthier and possibly longer life. Summary The CEO of Whole Foods Market, John Mackey said, "How Not To Die is one of the most important books on health ever written. Dr. Greger shows us how to prevent and sometimes reverse all the major diseases that are killing us. This book is the scientific road map we need to do exactly that." Dr. Michael Greger, the internationally-renowned nutrition expert, physician, and founder of NutritionFacts.org, examines the fifteen top causes of premature death in America--heart disease, various cancers, diabetes, Parkinson's, high blood pressure, and more--and explains how nutritional and lifestyle interventions can sometimes trump prescription pills and other pharmaceutical and surgical approaches to help prevent and reverse these diseases, freeing us to live healthier lives. The simple truth…

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Look Back To Look Forward

Look Back to Look Forward

  • January 5, 2018

“In evaluating ourselves, we tend to be long on our weaknesses and short on our strengths.” -Craig D. Lounsbrough It’s a new year and many of you will be working on setting new goals.  In this blog post, I want to recommend that you look back to 2017 and evaluate what happened so that your 2018 goals will be more meaningful and attainable. I’ve talked about the goal setting process in the past, (click here to see previous post) so I won’t cover that here. Start off with listing out everything that you’ve accomplished - big or small, include them all. Don’t stress out about remembering everything. Then prepare to be amazed at everything you accomplished and pat yourself on the back. Find a way to celebrate your personal victories. If you are leading a team, did your team have some victories? Celebrate those too! It’s okay if you didn’t reach all of your goals as very few people achieve ALL of their goals. There’s another list that is equally important. Where did you fall short, were challenged or failed? As you go through this list, what did you learn? Please know that this exercise isn’t to beat yourself up.…

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