Galel Fajardo

January 13, 2021

Lessons Learned in 2020

2020 was tough for a lot of people who had to deal with the ramifications of a global pandemic. Millions of people in the travel and hospitality industry lost jobs. […]
June 11, 2020

What’s the Role of a Performance Coach?

Performance is a factor of life that transcends all boundaries. No matter your background or career choice, you must perform at a basic level in order to survive. But what […]
January 1, 2020

SMART Goals: New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Work

Welcome to January 1st, 2020… It’s now time for the whole “New Year, New Me” cycle and charade to commence, a tradition that began over 4,000 years ago with the […]
August 9, 2019

The $549 Million Dust Pile

Americans love spending money on self-help products. According to an article in the Boston Globe, Americans spend an average of $549 million on self-help books a year. If I had […]
August 15, 2018

Stop Working On the Wrong Things

Last week, on the blog and podcast, I discussed complacency and how it can kill every part of your life. Today, let’s talk about what I consider to be the […]
August 8, 2018

Complacency Kills Everything

One of the biggest mistakes we make in life is that we allow ourselves to become complacent. We become comfortable with a level of success we’ve attained, or simply feel […]
October 12, 2017

Wendy Rhoades from Billions: The Truth About Performance Coaches

If you enjoyed “The Sopranos” or “Wall Street” and haven’t seen “Billions” on Showtime, I encourage you to check it out. Aside from being entertaining, it’s a dramatic (and glamorized) […]
April 25, 2017

The Wrong Way to Coach

My job involves me telling people some harsh truths. The nice part about it is that it’s done totally confidentially, either over the phone or in person… My clients aren’t […]
January 2, 2017

Visualizing Success: Legit or Self-Help Guru Nonsense?

One of the books that bothered me over the last decade was “The Secret,” which implied that by simply focusing your energy on something, you can attain it. Oprah made […]
December 9, 2016

Improve Sleep Habits to Improve Performance

Sleep is vital to performing at our best. If we don’t get adequate sleep, it can lead to increased stress, anxiety, weight gain, and other health issues. In order for […]