It's Carnival time again here in Trinidad and Tobag!. Lot's of liming, plenty feteing, eating and drinking - at least for those of us on the receiving end of the music and the food! 🙂 For the artists, performers and musicians it's a narrow window within which they need to make the most money that … Continue reading Developing a Model that Works for You
If you had the resources to accomplish something great in the world, what would you do? I came across that question in a Strategy and Business article with a title that sucked me in: 40 Chances to Realize Your Goals by Susan Cramm, leadership coach and author. Goal setting and goal achieving have always been … Continue reading What Are You Going to Do With the Chances You Have Left?
A young male on a game site player forum recently posted “So up until now like every other child ever, I thought I was special or had the potential of climbing to the top. But as inevitable as the tides everyone must eventually grow up to realize that, there is nothing you truly excel at … Continue reading Mediocrity is a Killer. Don’t Settle for it!
About one week ago, I put together a manifesto to be referred to daily. On page 1 I described: my purpose - to show entrepreneurs that LIFE and BUSINESS can be BETTER and better than they've come to expect; that they can overcome under-earning and create a business that aligns with WHO they are and … Continue reading Everyday we need to remember WHO WE ARE and what are our intentions
THE quest to find one’s purpose is exhausting. I know because for a long time I was not only exhausted but frustrated trying to find mine. It seemed everyone else on planet earth had found theirs except me. But then as I talked to more and more people, I realized that I had PLENTY company. In looking … Continue reading What is Your Amazing Unfathomable Gift?
For some reason, the song “I've Got to Be Me” by Sammy Davis Jr. and recently made popular by the cast of Glee, came to mind. All I could remember of the song was “I've got to be me...” What that meant to me then as a child, I have no clue. But the feeling … Continue reading You’ve Got to be YOU if you’re Going to Succeed
A reader of my weekly Business Newsday Column recently emailed and asked: Is there a proven system that exists in discovering the "why" in one's life. It seems to me that in reality there are many "whys" depending on the stage one has reached in their life and circumstances surrounding it. I made several attempts … Continue reading Is There a System to Discovering the WHY in Your Life?
Posted this quote by Mark Twain on my Facebook page yesterday The secret of getting ahead is getting started I even decided to use it as my header on this site. It's an exceedingly simple truth yet we spend most of our time ignoring "the start" - searching for THE SHORTCUT. Before we begin we … Continue reading The Painful Reality of the Shortcut
We all need to be reminded that once we activate our creative power we can follow through on any plan, idea or purpose. We need to stop the insane thinking that keeps us constantly looking for more information, wasting countless hours scouring the Internet. Like Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors "Feed me! Feed me! … Continue reading You are Capable
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 nothing … Continue reading What is the Significance of the Number 1008?