Advice is only good if it’s practical and easily applied to one’s life. Today I’m sharing some tips that I believe anyone can benefit from—they certainly changed my life.

Dealing with a crisis requires a firm foundation and a resilient outlook. Years ago, some practical advice was passed along to me that truly changed my life. People label me an optimist as if optimism were some sort of trait I was born with, but they fail to realize that optimism is a choice that everyone has to make each day.

Today I’m sharing some of the most impactful tips I’ve accrued throughout my career in the hopes that you’ll find them useful during this difficult period of lockdown. For example, my approach to work was revolutionized by this simple motto: “There are no problems, only challenges and solutions.”