Creating Separation

“Creating separation” is the mindset and maneuver Colston used to gain competitive advantages, win more battles, outpace his competitors and achieve seemingly impossible odds - on the field and off. This serves as the basis of the Separation Playbook’s mission to build strategies to unlock creativity and possibility. The Creating Separation Blog aims to provide helpful resources to support executives, graduates, and entrepreneurs in creating professional separation and achieving sustained success.

Create and Claim Value Outside of Your Professional Role purpose Sep 15, 2022

It is easy to define ourselves solely by the work that we do professionally. Our identities may be wholly tied to it yet we feel the need to break away and create value outside of what we do for a...

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Replay: Separation Playbook Launch Event, A Fireside Chat with Marques Colston mindset shift separation playbook webinars & events Sep 12, 2022

Super Bowl Champion, Business Advisor and Visionary Marques Colston is regarded as one of the best receiving talents of all time, leaving a lasting impact on the NFL. Over the course of his career,...

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The Importance of Defining Your North Star purpose Sep 08, 2022

Your North Star is your guidepost. It's what you use to keep yourself moving in the right direction, no matter what life throws your way. Without one, it's all too easy to get caught up in the...

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Marques Colston Unveils Purpose-Driven Media Platform to Inspire Business Professionals to Thrive and Sustain Success Through Personal and Professional Development news webinars & events Sep 01, 2022

(PHILADELPHIA, PA) August 25, 2022 – Super Bowl Champion, Business Advisor and Visionary Marques Colston is regarded as one of the best receiving talents of all time, leaving a lasting...

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Control What You Can, Understand What You Can’t performance Aug 25, 2022

In a rapidly changing and increasingly complex world, it's more important than ever to focus on what you can control. That means understanding the difference between the knowns and unknowns in your...

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Tools to monitor and track your progress towards stretch goals performance Aug 18, 2022

Setting and achieving goals is a key part of success, no matter what field you're in. But it's not enough to simply set a goal - you need to monitor your progress to ensure that you're on track to...

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Using a SWOT Analysis to Set Targeted Goals that Highlight Your Strengths performance Aug 11, 2022

What is a SWOT Analysis and how does it relate to Goal Setting? 

When it comes to goal setting, a SWOT analysis can be a helpful tool to set targeted goals that highlight your strengths. SWOT...

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The Importance of Goals That Push You Out of Your Comfort Zone performance Aug 04, 2022

In today's society, it's easy to become complacent and comfortable. We are given so many opportunities to do things that require little effort on our part. But it's important to push yourself, to...

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The Keys To Using Sprints and Cycles To Optimize Businesses Performance performance Jul 28, 2022

In athletic terms, a sprint is a shorter, more intense period of exercise followed by a rest period. Sprints can be done on a bike, in a pool, or even running. The key to sprinting is to go all out...

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Why Your Short-Term Goals Should Align with Longer Term Goals performance Jul 21, 2022

Setting goals is an important part of life. There are different types of goals and it’s important to set goals that align with your desired outcome. Short-term goals are goals that can be...

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Motivation Is A Good Start, but Self-Discipline Is Sustainable mindset shift Jul 14, 2022

The Motivation Myth: Lack of success is due to a lack of motivation. 

Motivation is defined as the reason or desire to act in service of a goal. Another definition states that motivation is...

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Growth vs Fixed: Why You Should Develop a Growth Mindset mindset shift Jul 07, 2022

In the past decade or so we have seen the complete elimination of brands that were household names: Toys R Us, Sports Authority, Blockbuster Video, Lord & Taylor. These brands relied too much...

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