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.

Don't Be Afraid To Talk About Your Fears and Anxiety mindset shift Sep 22, 2022

Being open about our fears and anxieties allows us to gain a better understanding of them. It also allows us to communicate our needs to others, which can be vital in developing a support system....

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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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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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Failure is an Option: Learn to Embrace Failure as a Growth Opportunity mindset shift Mar 03, 2022

It’s a given; no one sets out to fail. We all have hopes and dreams, and many will lead us to bigger and bigger stages as we progress; however, as we achieve more and climb higher and higher,...

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Sometimes You Need to Reintroduce Yourself irrational confidence mindset shift Feb 17, 2022

In my most notable career, I was a wide receiver with the New Orleans Saints. In spending ten years there, I was fortunate to win a Superbowl and leave as the franchise’s all-time leader in...

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Win or Learn: An Entrepreneur’s Mindset irrational confidence mindset shift Jan 05, 2022

When you choose to pursue entrepreneurship, it’s highly likely that you’ll lose some battles (maybe a lot) along your journey. Losses come from different angles, in different forms....

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Grow Today, Win Tomorrow mindset shift Dec 23, 2021

These days it is easy to look successful. With a strong social media game, you can project a level of expertise and accomplishment that doesn’t match your reality. You can convince...

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