Why discipline is not sustainable, and habits are your friend

Are you getting your to-do’s done? Or are you mired in minutiae? Do you have a growing secondary list where things never seem to come off it, and more is being added on? We think we need discipline to stick with programs, lose weight etc. But we need habit. A habit is wired into yourContinue reading “Why discipline is not sustainable, and habits are your friend”

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?”

How Do You Accomplish Anything in Your Life?

Short answer: get out of your comfort zone! We will do almost ANYTHING to stay in our comfort zones. If you want to accomplish anything, you need to get out of your comfort zone- NOW! We understand in theory, that before we can get to “there”, we need to overcome our fears in the present.Continue reading “How Do You Accomplish Anything in Your Life?”

The Secret to Getting What You Want in Your Business and Life

People form habits and habits form futures. That quote by Mike Litman is one of my all-time favorites! And it is the backbone of the secret to getting anything you want. Jason Leister a direct response copywriter, internet entrepreneur and editor of the daily e-letter, The Client Letter, says of his own experience in searchContinue reading “The Secret to Getting What You Want in Your Business and Life”

“What you are is what you have been; what you will be is what you do now.”

A new year! Promise. Intentions. Well wishes. Hopes and dreams. Excitement. Anticipation. Yearning. May your year be a year of miracles. Marianne Williamson describes a miracle as a shift in thinking from fear to love.  At first glance that sounds ridiculous, she says… How does shifting a thought cause a miraculous change? Her answer:  Mind is CauseContinue reading ““What you are is what you have been; what you will be is what you do now.””

Where Will You Be 12 Months From Now?

There’s a lot of focus now on the end of the year. Some of my friends even know the number of days between now and Christmas. Christmas is indeed a joyful time for many and the change from the old year into the new brings hope to all of us. The start of the NewContinue reading “Where Will You Be 12 Months From Now?”

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”

Talent and Promise Won’t Get You Results Without This…

What makes a great performance great? Have you ever been told that you hold so much promise? That you have a lot of potential? When you hear that, how do you feel? In my own life I was tired of hearing it because nothing seemed to change as the days and subsequent years sailed by.Continue reading “Talent and Promise Won’t Get You Results Without This…”

When Momentum Wanes…

Enthusiasm will take you only so far… Will power evaporates quickly… Enter Physics 101: Newton’s First Law of Motion states that a body at rest will remain at rest unless an outside force acts on it, and a body in motion at a constant velocity will remain in motion in a straight line unless actedContinue reading “When Momentum Wanes…”

When Talent Becomes a Gift…

We don’t get to choose our natural talents but we do get to choose what we do with those talents we’ve been given. Talent by itself is not enough. We have to first identify those not so obvious talents. Next we need to work toward improving upon our talents. But beware of those natural talents…the onesContinue reading “When Talent Becomes a Gift…”