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”

Putting words to what you do

I was reading a report this week by Rachel Allen, owner of Bolt from the Blue Copywriting and I’m so happy that I took the time to read it in its entirety. Rachel shared some truly significant golden nuggets but the two things that impacted me the most sums up the work I do asContinue reading “Putting words to what you do”

What’s your Hidden Opportunity?

When we are no longer able to change the situation, we are challenged to change ourselves – Victor Frankl What is it really going to take for you to succeed in this new economy? Whatever rules you’ve been taught in the past don’t apply anymore. EVERYTHING HAS CHANGED! It’s adapt or die in this newContinue reading “What’s your Hidden Opportunity?”

Do You Trust Yourself?

In his book, The Art of Significance, Dan Clark says that we should trust predictability instead of hope and faith. Hope and faith propel us to try something, he says but too many people drop to their knees to pray versus standing on their feet and doing their part in facilitating an answer to theirContinue reading “Do You Trust Yourself?”

Just Do It!

A phrase made famous by Nike. Words told to me by several people in the last couple of months. Stop overthinking. Just do it. Why don’t we JUST DO IT?We want our launch to be perfect because the truth is, we don’t want hiccups. We don’t want delays. We want a smooth sailing. Green lightsContinue reading “Just Do It!”

The 5 “Must Haves” in Designing Your Own Success Strategy

In a previous post, I mentioned five pillars that must be in place if you want to transform your life and achieve consistent results. I’ve talked before about willpower. So many of us think that in order to make changes and get the results we want in our lives we must utilize sheer willpower and discipline!Continue reading “The 5 “Must Haves” in Designing Your Own Success Strategy”

Be Prepared to Modify Your Plan If You’re Not Getting the Results You Want

I know the title of this post is straightforward and self explanatory yet instead of modifying our plans we quit or go after a new set of results. Repeat this long enough and we start to say “I’m not lucky.” “I’m not good in business.” “It’s not my time.” “This success thing is complicated.” IContinue reading “Be Prepared to Modify Your Plan If You’re Not Getting the Results You Want”

Think on These Things Whenever You’re Stuck

Are you working on too many goals/objectives? Do you have a to-do list that doesn’t seem to quit? Do you find yourself occasionally having to pull an ‘all-nighter’ because you’re trying to make up for lost time because you were busy doing stuff you were having fun doing, leaving the not so appealing project behindContinue reading “Think on These Things Whenever You’re Stuck”

A quote to make you go hmmmmmmmmm

Owen Laughlin said: “Money never starts an idea. It is always the idea that starts the money.” Yet don’t we almost ALWAYS think: it takes money to make money? I meet people every single day who share great ideas but are too afraid to go out into the Universal Laboratory and test to see ifContinue reading “A quote to make you go hmmmmmmmmm”

Henry’s Psalm

Quite perfectly called “A Psalm For Life” – if ever you needed a lesson in living in the now, or some encouragement when you’re not seeing results as fast as you would like, this poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow should not be further than an arm’s length away so that you could read and getContinue reading “Henry’s Psalm”