the effort from good to great gets easier when you’re aligned

What counts can often not be counted, and what is counted often doesn’t count. How do you measure progress, in your life, in your business? What are you counting? I started to think more deeply about this when I considered how much energy it takes to birth our dreams. After reading Maria Nemeth’s book, MasteringContinue reading “the effort from good to great gets easier when you’re aligned”

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?”

Saying That You REALLY WANT Something is Not Enough

There comes a time in ones life when you have to start telling yourself the truth. All the things you keep SAYING you REALLY WANT – do you REALLY WANT them or have they become like lines in a familiar song that you repeat over and over because you’ve grown accustomed to hearing it enoughContinue reading “Saying That You REALLY WANT Something is Not Enough”

What is the Significance of the Number 1008?

1008 represents persistence. It’s the number of times that Colonel Sanders offered his secret recipe for fried chicken to restaurants in exchange for a percentage of profits. It was not until door number 1009 that he heard the word he set out to hear: YES!!! I’ve heard variations of the Colonel’s story but there’s nothingContinue reading “What is the Significance of the Number 1008?”

Unblock and Unlock

I’m reading Eric Liu’s ‘Guiding Lights’ at the moment. It’s about the people who lead us to our purpose in life – which I think is actually MY purpose. Not to TELL you WHAT your purpose is but to help you discover it – discover yourself, your gifts. Only when you are YOU will youContinue reading “Unblock and Unlock”

Stop Telling Yourself “It’s because you don’t have the money…”

A lack of money seems to be the reason most people give for not having, not doing and not becoming better, smarter or further ahead in life. “If I just had more money I would…” We all have a response that we could plug in there. But is it really about money? I had theContinue reading “Stop Telling Yourself “It’s because you don’t have the money…””

All Things DO Work Together For GOOD!

Do you ever feel as if your life is operating in cycles – the same cycle? You start and go through phases only to circle back to where you started? Do you feel as if you’re not making ANY progress? Or is it that everything was going really really great for you and then suddenly:Continue reading “All Things DO Work Together For GOOD!”

Why Self-Help is not always Helpful…

People all over the world, including here in Trinidad and Tobago, are consuming in excess of US$9.6 billion of self-improvement or personal development products a year. These products are available to consumers as books, electronic books (or E-Books), CDs, DVDs, teleconferences and webinars, and are offered not only by well-known “gurus” like Deepak Chopra, BrianContinue reading “Why Self-Help is not always Helpful…”

No faith in oneself looks like this…

Phillip II of Spain put in charge of the invincible Armada the Duke of Medina Sidonia a man who had not faith in himself, no faith in his ability and no faith in his men. And if you think this description is harsh – here is the letter the Duke wrote to the King, uponContinue reading “No faith in oneself looks like this…”