Leading with Intention: Reclaiming the Direction of Your Life

Leading with Intention: Reclaiming the Direction of Your Life

How many times have you gotten to the end of the day and thought, “Wow, what a crappy day” or “Man, that conversation really got away from me” or “Geez, I got absolutely nothing done”? How many chances do you think you had during the course of the day to alter that end result of a crappy, unproductive, runaway type of day?  The answer is:...

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Why I Gave Up Netflix

Why I Gave Up Netflix

I’ve struggled with the Wi-fi in my house for the past year and a half. Yes, a year and a half. I’ve had repairmen come and go, intruding on my off days and afternoons, while I've twiddled my thumbs during the 6-hour appointment slot. Apparently there’s something wrong with the wiring— it’s an old house, although beautifully renovated. However,...

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Changing Lenses: How to see the world from another point of view

Changing Lenses: How to see the world from another point of view

In the western world, we’ve gravitated towards a hyper-individualized culture. In many ways, this has been an improvement: we pay more attention to mental health, work-life balance and self-actualization. Somewhere along the way, however, in realizing that our needs and views are important, we dubbed them more important than everyone else's....

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Level 10 Habits: Getting the best out of your limited time

Level 10 Habits: Getting the best out of your limited time

In my last post, Be Better: Why DAILY Habits are Important for Personal Development, we explored... • The gap between Level 10 aspirations and Level 2 practices • Why the morning is an optimal time for Level 10 Habits • Why daily habits are crucial (on a personal and societal level) This week we're building on those concepts, so if you missed the...

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Be better: Why DAILY habits are important for personal development

Be better: Why DAILY habits are important for personal development

Preview: “People want Level 10 success but have level 2 daily practices” Be better: not as a judgment on past behaviour, but as a call to greater heights  What are you doing daily that will contribute to your growth? Making time means deliberately carving out time in your schedule. Finding time leaves everything to chance. What's...

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Mindfulness practices for high-performance

Mindfulness practices for high-performance

The most frustrating part of striving for excellence in high-pressure situations is that, take away the stress, we are totally capable of the task! Let’s use a sporting example: If we take a basketball practice with shots of varying difficulty, the typical professional player will make the majority of them. Compare that to game time when the...

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Attention in High Performance: An interplay of emotion and distraction (PART 1)

Attention in High Performance: An interplay of emotion and distraction (PART 1)

You’ve done the research, know the theory, practiced your speech and anticipated potential questions. You’ve done all you can but, come presentation time, you’re sweating, your heart’s racing, and everything you've prepared has fled your mind. You can’t recall anything! Furthermore, the parts you do manage to mumble out are mismatched and...

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About Me

About Me
Hi, I'm Miranda!

I'm a 2x Olympian passionate about turning our flaws and failures into powerful opportunities for growth.

Miranda Ayim

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