There is Pain in the Present but will there be the Same Pain in Your Future?

You probably have realized this by now – you cannot “spin” your way out of a bad situation. You can’t just tell a better story about how things are, and then hope that life will take the shape of your thoughts. Life doesn’t work that way. I know many might think I’m flying in theContinue reading “There is Pain in the Present but will there be the Same Pain in Your Future?”

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?”

What’s In a Name?

The short answer to that question: EVERYTHING! Ask yourself: “If I did not have a name, how could I identify myself? If I had no name, who would I be?” Your name is extremely important. Your name is your life! It is how you identify yourself. It is how others identify you. Sometimes we don’t recognizeContinue reading “What’s In a Name?”

What’s Your Word?

Have you ever heard about choosing one word and living with it for a year? Well some time back in November I decided to choose joy. Joy is the highest energy of all. It’s the magical sense that everything is possible; it springs from appreciating the gifts in each moment except I wasn’t doing that.Continue reading “What’s Your Word?”

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 thinkingContinue 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. PeopleContinue 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 toContinue 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 mindContinue 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 mentorContinue 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 aContinue reading “Is Your Business Dream Turning into a Living Nightmare?”