29 Life Lessons From Animal Crossing: New Leaf

 29 life lessons from Animal Crossing

Animal Crossing is such a great game. I have fond memories of the original Animal Crossing on the Game Cube. It was fresh, funny, and oddly addictive. Being able to see the game world change in time with real world seasons was impressive. I loved the depth of the game, and while in college I found a friend who also played the game. We could then visit each other’s villages and share silly (and sometimes … Continue reading

Thanksgiving: Restoring Your HP & MP

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Living in the U.S., it’s pretty natural to celebrate Thanksgiving – but I think no matter where you live, we all have this in common: we have a lot to be thankful for, and there are many times that we do not express or even think about all that we do have.

Here are some silly little things that I am thankful for as someone who enjoys video games:

An Expert Shares How to Really Listen to Music and Change Your Life

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As I continue to explore the intersection of life, leadership, and video games, I would be terribly remiss if I did not speak about a key component and source of joy in my life: music.

Now at first, those not familiar with video games might find this to be a strange thought. In fact, if you are thinking about early games like pong and Continue reading

Podcast: Interview with Simon Sinek

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In today’s ClassicallyTrained podcast, I am excited to share with you my interview with Simon Sinek –  best selling author and thought leader.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • The upside of video games
  • Simon’s visit to Nintendo headquarters
  • Why safety matters in gaming and innovation
  • An important key to success that Simon has noticed due to video game

Additional Resources:

Simon Sinek’s Books:

Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’’t

Simon Sinek’s Website:

startwithwhy.com

Twitter:HERE

Facebook:HERE

Simon Sinek’s TED Talks

Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe

How Great Leaders Inspire Action

To Download a copy of the Transcript of the interview with Simon Sinek, click here:  Click Here for Transcript

(Access to my other bonuses included as well!)

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The Best Quotes from Final Fantasy About Life & Leadership

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I love Quotes
I love Video Games
I love Final Fantasy
I love Personal Development

You are reading something that was inevitable.
This is a work of love, and my hope is that it will inspire in you a drive to succeed; encouragement to hang on; and the opportunity to reflect on the things that matter most in life.

As long as we learn, we are growing.

Never stop.

Jon D Harrison
ClassicallyTrained.net
Life. … Continue reading