Carrying a Joke too Far?

There is a thin line between "getting kicks" and reality. While the ability to laugh at ourselves is a good thing, I feel that we have taken this joke a little too far. Some may argue that it's true. The question is: Do we want it to REMAIN true for us? If we are thinking … Continue reading Carrying a Joke too Far?

I’m Giving Away Everything FREE!

I have fantasized about changing people, changing the world. I am driven to share the knowledge I have to help others to see REAL transformation in their lives. And so I figured I could help the most people by allowing them to experience what it would be like working with me - without having to pay anything initially. People … Continue reading I’m Giving Away Everything FREE!

If You Focus on Your Process – the Result will Take Care of Itself

Bold claim I know but hear me out. If I asked you if you knew what it took to lose weight, you’d probably respond with an answer along the lines of – “eat less, move more.” If I asked you about how to get out of debt, you’d probably tell me that “you need to … Continue reading If You Focus on Your Process – the Result will Take Care of Itself

We Move Towards What We See in Our Mind

In the classic book Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill shares a Self-Confidence Formula. This is a formula that he asks readers to memorize and repeat aloud once a day and there is good reason for this. The second paragraph of that formula goes as follows: I realize that the dominating thoughts of my mind … Continue reading We Move Towards What We See in Our Mind

Beautiful Strategy…But Are You Getting the Results You Want?

Winston Churchill said “However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.” Regardless of the strategy, you are getting results. The thing is – are these “the results” that you set out to get, are they better, or are they worse? There’s a story that Warren Buffett famed investor shared in his mentor … Continue reading Beautiful Strategy…But Are You Getting the Results You Want?

Is Your Business Dream Turning into a Living Nightmare?

My friend Richie Norton, bestselling author of “The Power of Starting Something Stupid” is responsible for this week’s column title. He was coaching me through a couple ideas and talking about his own work in helping business owners start, scale and streamline their businesses, when out tumbled these words “…when business dreams turn into a … Continue reading Is Your Business Dream Turning into a Living Nightmare?

By Our Choices We Reveal Our Commitments

If what you are currently doing isn't working for you, you have other choices. Responsibility is the recognition of choice, and by your choices you reveal your commitments - Marlene Chism Today's post was inspired by my friend and colleague Marlene Chism, author of 'Stop Workplace Drama'. I posted the quote above as a Facebook … Continue reading By Our Choices We Reveal Our Commitments

You Get What You Tolerate

What’s holding us back? What is preventing us from achieving a new level of performance? What’s blocking us from taking charge of our future and accomplishing what others believe is impossible? Far too many leaders are willing to make excuses for the poor performance of their employees. They train and train, spend money on more … Continue reading You Get What You Tolerate

What if All That’s Missing Between You and Your Success is Effort?

Reading Dan Waldschmidt's Edgy Conversations and I really had to address just how much effort I was putting into those things that I SAY I want. We're the talking species. The "let me explain why..." species. The REASONING species. Yet could it just be that we have also become the LAZY species? With "ACME" instant … Continue reading What if All That’s Missing Between You and Your Success is Effort?