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.

Define Your Vision for the Future purpose Sep 29, 2022

Defining a vision of our future and attaining to our own personal "ideal state", one would have to define the future vision components with the optimal or ideal end result in view. Your ideal state...

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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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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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Use Introspection as a Tool to Fuel Growth purpose Mar 22, 2022

Many of us use the new year as a convenient time to set new goals and resolutions to better ourselves and grow, both personally and professionally. That growth means something different to...

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Building Valuable and Intentional Relationships purpose Mar 17, 2022

Building and maintaining relationships has been an ongoing learning experience throughout my evolution from athlete to businessman and entrepreneur.

The most meaningful relationships I’ve...

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Tomorrow’s Legacy Will Be a Result of Today’s Decisions purpose Mar 10, 2022

Legacy is a term that’s used often, especially in the sports world. When you’re playing a sport with an average career that spans 3-5 years, you have to be mindful of...

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What is Holding You Back From Your Potential? performance purpose Feb 24, 2022

When you look at your current professional role, does it allow you to maximize your full potential?

For some of us, there are certain realities and responsibilities that contribute to the answer....

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Define Your Own Version of Success purpose Jan 07, 2021

If you pay attention to social media, you can find any number of business and brand success stories to draw inspiration from. There is always a new online coaching offering or a new “low...

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