I have a 14 year old daughter who is starting to look at colleges and universities. She is a great student and a great athlete (biased, but accurate). …


Mondays get no respect.

People either, A) despise the day because it’s the very thing that separates their carefree weekend from their long and tedious workweek or B) treat the day as a be-all-end-all for the week, putting way too much pressure on it to get the week off “on…


Have you ever heard of “time batching?” It’s the concept of creating chunks of time throughout the day where you do a specific type of activity. For example, you might choose to “batch” emails at 10:00 am, 2:00 pm, and 5:00 pm each day. …


Self-doubt is a strange bird.

It creates an odd cycle that stops people from doing things. The reason I say it’s an odd cycle is because, when you stop yourself from doing things, the result tends to be lower self esteem and lower self confidence, and that creates…self-doubt.

The irony…


People aren’t inspired by your perfection; people are inspired by your imperfection.

Why?

Because, one, there is no such thing as perfection, and two, we can all relate to not being perfect. …


“So what do you do?”

The first (and worst) question heard at every networking event ever! Whether it’s in-person or virtual, we’ve all done it. And to make matters worse, what typically follows is the dreaded ‘elevator speech.’

You know, that thing we do that consists of a lifeless, scripted…


I started meditating about two years ago.

While I could write an article about the unbelievable benefits I can now attest to as to how it can change your life, I won’t.

Instead, I want to share with you one awesome mental trick I created for myself based on a…


Here’s a counterintuitive thought for you — instead of judging your progress by what you now do, judge it by what you no longer do.

Success is about doing less, better.

The common thinking is that, in order to get better, you need to do more things than you don’t…


As a personal development junkie, and professional confidence and performance coach, I have spent years learning about the connection our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors have.

At some point, you realize that humans are just machines and their behavior is rather predictable. …


We can teach from experiences, but we cannot teach experiences.

YOU have to have your own experiences in order to change. That’s why taking action is the only thing that will ever create successes for you.

Experiences create confidence.

All too often, what holds us back from doing something is…

Robin Sacks

I speak, coach, and write about confidence, self-talk, and stress management. I also live for cozy mysteries and bad (read: good) puns.

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