Tag: self-insight

23 Apr

When I’m the best version of myself…

When I’m the best version of myself, I’m at peace with myself, my progress, and the world around me. With Myself – I love who I am and who I will be, and I’m at peace with who I was. I embrace my strengths and acknowledge my weaknesses. I can be by myself, with only […]

05 Feb

Officially Submitting my Application for Mentorship

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A Twitter notification popped up on my screen with the hashtag #MyMentorIsBetterThanYours. Prior to the tweet, I spend 15 minutes on the phone with this person who vented about her issue with a class she was failing. It was easy to tell she was in a negative spiral of emotions about how this one failed class […]

30 Jan

In Case You’ve Ever Wondered Why I Think The Way I Do…

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I give you exhibit A & B from my parent’s house

05 Dec

34 Life Lessons I Learned For My 34th Birthday

A-Ha Moments, Self Insight No Comments by Tom Krieglstein

I love having a birthday in December because it’s my slowest time of year for travel, which gives me more time to think, strategize and write. I thought I’d start a new tradition this year of listing out the biggest life lessons I learned this year. Each lesson is pulled from either my public blog (all […]

21 Nov

The Powerful Little Voice Inside

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I’m currently sitting in my hotel room in Tyler, TX where I’m running a 2-day staff/faculty training on communication and change for UT-Tyler. By all accounts, the first day went great. The group was engaged the whole time and the feedback was all positive. So you’d think that I’d be going to bed with nothing […]

10 Aug

5 Entrepreneurial Lessons I Learned Growing Up On A Farm

“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.” – Masanobu Fukuoka On  Dec 5th, 1980 I was born into this world on a farm via a mid-wife who was paid half a pig to nurse my mom through labor.  Today I run two successful […]

19 Mar

The Motivating Side of Self-Doubt

I consider myself a positive person and am always thinking optimistically about the future. At the same time, however, I am filled with a constant level of self-doubt. Recently, I went to the doctor to get a check-up. It was my first check-up in over eight years. My prognosis was perfect, to which the doctor […]

17 Jan

The Value of Valuing Impermanence

As part of our application for the NBC Today Show my wife and I were a part of, one of the questions was to list the hardest thing you’ve had to face in your life. My wife quickly listed a few really good options while I struggled to create my list. After a few minutes […]

21 Nov

The Four Stages of Managing Roadblocks

A-Ha Moments, Self Insight No Comments by Tom Krieglstein

Stage 1 – Youthful Bliss When I first entered college and started to really work on some of my own ideas, I truly thought I was superman and could do, and be, anything. I thought my abilities were endless. When roadblocks came up, I simply steamrolled over them in a youthful bliss. I didn’t think, I […]

02 Mar

Hindsight – 03/02/11 – Annoyed

The past two months have been an amazing experience for me as I’ve learned so much and been challenged in so many different ways. The problem is, I’ve done a shitty job of blogging about it. Blogging is a chance for me to step back on everything and reflect, digest, record, share, and cleanse. So […]