Entries by Frederick Owen

The Power of Giving

After my son showed me a few inspiring videos I was just drawn to make a special area in WinWithFred.com to show the amazing gestures that are so often overlooked by the carnage we have in this world today. I am going to call this the Power of Giving portion of the blog.

I thought that if I can help spread the word of such kindness that it may become contagious.

To start off, I wanted to recognize an amazing non-profit organization call Soldier Socks. Soldiersocks.org noticed that a lot of the military abroad where lacking sufficient necessities (mainly tube socks and wipes). Ever since it has started, soldiersocks.org has sent over 50,000 pounds of items to troops abroad.

Is Your Procrastinating Stifling Your Success?

“I'll do it tomorrow” turns into “I'll start it next week.”

This is something I think everyone has dealt with at some point in their life.

So the question I ask you is: why do we do it?

It definitely isn't a productive piece in our lives. I personally have procrastinated in my own life and realized it eventually leads to a downward spiral if not dealt with. Eventually it becomes a part of your mental DNA and you go through life aimlessly.

So why do we procrastinate?

The biggest reason, in my personal opinion, is fear. Fear of failure or not being good enough. When you procrastinate you ultimately sell…

How to Increase Productivity and Stay in the Zone

Can you imagine a tight rope walker performing his craft 300 feet high and then all of a sudden his cell phone goes off? The question is would he answer it or wait until he made it to his destination?

I think we all know the answer to that.how to increase productivity

Distractions can kill productivity in a split second leaving you scratching your head wondering where the day went.

I personally have encountered some of the biggest distractions during my work day and it really jacks my mind up. Whether it's a chatty friend sitting next to me, social media updates or the wonderful ding that another email came in. I finally had enough and had to buckle down and eliminate those distractions and encounter them at a more opportune time.

Don't get me wrong, I love my friends, social media and sometimes email but come on man, there is a time and a place for everything.

One of the worst things you can subject yourself to is unnecessary distractions during your work day. It not only is a time killer it can cause unneeded stress.

Here are some of my methods of eliminating distractions throughout my day

Wake Up Today

Wake Up Today Everyday we wake up with a choice, a choice to change, a choice to grow, a choice to pursue our dreams, our ambitions, our purpose. What direction are you going to choose today? it never was intended to be easy. so what are you going to pursue? are you going to use […]