Climbing one mountain always exposes another peak

“Life is an uphill battle”, I’m sure is a phrase that you’ve heard or said yourself countless times. Life can feel tough at times. Like now. COVID 19 has changed everything. It seems that we are facing more challenges like never before. Just when it appears as if everything is under control – less peopleContinue reading “Climbing one mountain always exposes another peak”

Tolerance despite differences

We all wish that everyone could think like us. After all our point of view is sound. We know what we are talking about and…well…we are right. There is so much intolerance these days. As I read comments on posts I am amazed how rude and disrespectful some people are as they defend their rightsContinue reading “Tolerance despite differences”

Our design is enduring

We are all created with an indelible, highly personal pattern of innate giftedness and motivation. Arthur Miller calls it your Motivated Abilities Pattern or MAP, and it’s nothing that you learned. It’s something you were born with, the thing that makes you tick and determines your successes and failures. Arthur Miller Jr. laid the foundationContinue reading “Our design is enduring”

Relationship building cannot start with a hard sell

Have you ever received a friend request on Facebook or someone wanting to connect on LinkedIn and then soon after you get a message asking you if you’re interested in a business idea or crypto currency or some other sales pitch to buy their premium offering. How does this make you feel? Think about whoContinue reading “Relationship building cannot start with a hard sell”

When you think about marketing do you feel anxious?

I realized this morning as I was starting a seven day focused marketing program, that instead of feeling happy that I was about to learn something new that might help me improve my results, what I was filled with were thoughts of “will this even work?” This was going to be a post about howContinue reading “When you think about marketing do you feel anxious?”

How to extract value from EVERYTHING you read

Many persons read good books, but say they do not get much good out of them. They do not realize that all any book or any lesson or course can do is to awaken them to their possibilities; to stimulate them to use their will power. You may teach a person from now until doom’sContinue reading “How to extract value from EVERYTHING you read”

Are you speaking with your heart?

Challenging times often find us resorting to prayer. We beg and beseech because we are at our wits end and need change. We often think that those amongst us not praying, have no faith yet a quote by Marianne Williamson comes to mind: There is no such thing as a faithless person; we either haveContinue reading “Are you speaking with your heart?”

Turn words into work

When he was in second grade, Harry Truman came down with a rare bacterial infection that paralyzed his arms and legs. The boy who could hardly stand to be indoors was suddenly and helplessly bedridden. “That’s when he started reading,” Truman’s sister recalled. “He couldn’t do anything else.” He read so much that when, miraculouslyContinue reading “Turn words into work”

If you find yourself in a hole, STOP DIGGING!

What’s our natural tendency when things go wrong? What happens when someone says something we don’t like? What happens when we’re looking for something but can’t find it? We obsess over mistakes, seethe and complain to anyone who’s willing to listen to how hurt we are, or turn the place complete upside down because weContinue reading “If you find yourself in a hole, STOP DIGGING!”