These 12 Words are All You Need to Understand How to be Successful

In the last couple of months I have been paring down to the essentials. I have cleaned out my inbox, and my files. This has helped declutter my mind in remarkable ways and I can now say that those things that I have written in my catchall mental inventory are all meaningful and valuable to … Continue reading These 12 Words are All You Need to Understand How to be Successful

Why Do So Many Personal Change Initiatives Continue to Fail Miserably?

I recently received a thought provoking email from a client and friend of mind, containing excerpts from a book she is currently reading. "He was desperately looking for a new policy that would correct his problems. He thought if he could establish new rules, people would automatically obey. He had just returned from a management … Continue reading Why Do So Many Personal Change Initiatives Continue to Fail Miserably?

The Importance of Going Beyond What We Think We’re Capable Of

You have to push… – young Japanese woman encouraging my friend’s daughter to stretch herself. Simple yet powerful words…words of encouragement…wise words that remind us that only when we put effort in, do we really begin to get the results we want in our lives. “You have to push…” My friend repeats these words often … Continue reading The Importance of Going Beyond What We Think We’re Capable Of

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?

How Do You Get to and Maintain the Number one Position?

Striving to be number one is an admirable goal. And who wants to be number two? I believe it’s the secret desire of all of us in business to be in the number one position in our market, or field. I think that whether we actually hold the spot or not, many of us have … Continue reading How Do You Get to and Maintain the Number one Position?