Monday, July 23, 2012

Dr. Rob Interactive

For the past several months, I’ve been sending out my Monday Tips. These tips have been my ideas but I realize there’s far more wisdom from others who read these posts. This year I plan to highlight contributions from my readers. I would be interested in items like: your five rules for living, best tips on managing a particular       challenge, etc. I look forward to seeing your suggestions for Monday Tips.
Here is an example from David Ross, Founder and CEO of Micro Video in Ann Arbor. Dave has been a successful investor for most of his life. Here are his three rules on investment risk:
1. Don't take big risks for small potential gains.
2. Don't risk more than you can lose.
3. Understand the probabilities.

With the economic pressures so intense today, I would appreciate receiving other ideas on how to manage money. I will include them in a future post.

Coach Rob

Monday, July 16, 2012

Old Dog, Lucy’s, Tips for Surviving A Hot Summer Day

Dr. Rob's old dog, Lucy's, tips for surviving on a hot summer day:
1. Get up when you feel like it.
2. Stretch first thing.
3. Get someone to take you for a long slow walk.
4. Eat a low-carb breakfast.
5. Go for a swim and be sure to chase the ducks.
6. Take a nap in the shade.
7. Nuzzle near somebody you love.
8. Go for another swim but leave the ducks alone.
9. Keep drinking lots of liquids (alcohol only for non- dogs).
10. Watch the Northern Lights…and sleep well.

Coach Rob Pasick

Monday, July 9, 2012

Six Steps to Change an Undesirable Habit

  1. 1. Identify the habit to change (For example,   eating too many sweets)
  2. 2. Describe the desired change (For example, eat fewer sweets per week)
  3. 3. Set a goal and write it down (For example, reduce sweet intake to two per week)
  4. 4. Set a reward (For example, new clothes as your waistline shrinks)
  5. 5. Keep data on the behavior (For example, write down on a post-it the number of sweets you eat per day and your weight as measured on the scale)
  6. 6. Enjoy your success or recalculate to improve your plan


Coach Rob Pasick

Monday, July 2, 2012

Have You Looked at Your Personal “Sweet Spot” Lately?

One of my favorite exercises is the “3 Circles” by Jim Collins from Good to Great. Here is my personal revision, based on my executive coaching experience. To find your personal sweet spot, answer these three questions:

1. What am I passionate about?
2. What is my unique talent that has sustained me throughout my life?
3. What “financial fuel” do I need to run my life?

To learn more about how to answer these key three questions, please contact me.

Coach Rob