Category Archives: The Zero Adversity Club

Drop In!

Posted on November 1, 2016

In an environment where digital communications and social media abound, what has been left behind is the ability really communicate with another human being on a relational level. In other words, our focus and attention isn’t 100% there. It’s more an intellectual than heart to heart. In this week’s Zero Adversity Club video, Michael challenges you to Drop In with an intentional focused relational connection when encountering another person.  

The Importance of Trust

Posted on October 24, 2016

Trust is the glue that binds our personal and professional relationships together. Its importance cannot be overstated. As our relationships mature, we often elect not to share information because we are afraid of the reaction we will get from the other person(s). Something that generates what we would rather avoid—negative feelings and emotions (like guilt and regret), also known as adversity. It is best to be truthful as soon as possible and let the chips fall where they may. We cannot and should not seek to control other people’s reactions.

Navigating Social Media Adversity

Posted on August 11, 2016

The amount of personal adversity generated by social media is staggering!!! We seem to put ourselves in compromising positions without really thinking about what we are doing, we can’t seem to separate ourselves from our devices, and we actually believe we are relevant in the realm of social media. In this episode of Beyond the 3D, Michael’s guest is Social Media Expert, Erica Bailey, of CWG Digital.This discussion is timely and relevant for anyone with a social media account.