This past week I was fortunate enough to attend a training conference in Las Vegas with my amazing wife and a bunch of friends we made through our Social Marketing Business. While, I’m not going to elaborate on that business in this article, I invite you to reach out to me if you are interested in … Continue reading Lead From The Front!
“Too many of us never realize our greatness because we get sidetracked by secondary activity” - Og Mandino Law #10 - The power of focus Do you think we are talking about what I like to call The “Oh, look a squirrel” Syndrome? Yes, and no. Yes, we are referring to distractions, but not the … Continue reading Look Here Now… Pay Attention, Please.
Law #9 - Creating your own success team Dale Carnegie is credited for teaching the leadership concept that there is no such thing as a self made man, someone had to help him along the way, and that's the central message of chapter 10 in “If You Think You Can”... TEAMWORK! I hope to illustrate why … Continue reading You Can’t Do It All By Yourself
Law #8 - Maintaining a winning perspective Chapter 9 of T. J. Hoisintton’s “If You Think You Can” starts with this amazing statement: “In the real world, moments of devastation are likely to come your way… It’s part of the process. Consequently, setbacks drive some to fight harder. For others, it provides a reason to … Continue reading The Ultimate Optimism
Law #7 - Action: The Winner’s Edge The other day I came across this quote: “Believe and Act as if you cannot fail!” It struck me like a hard slap to the face. It made such a strong impression on me that I took out a black marker, wrote it on a big piece of … Continue reading With Winning Actions – We Can All Be Winners!
You’ve all heard the expression “Fake it until you make it!” Now, tell me the truth, how many of you have gotten frustrated or anxious with this statement? If I’m being honest, there are many times where I simply wanted to say… well a bunch of bad words to the person who delivered this message. … Continue reading The Benefits of Daydreaming
A few months ago, I wrote the following notes in my journal and I wanted to share them with you. Partly, because of how much my writing style has changed, and partly because it was interesting to reflect on growth. Finally, because I now feel that conflict doesn't need to be a scary part of … Continue reading Odds & Ends – Conflict & Choice
For me, this is the perfect subject for Spring. Making changes, setting goals, implementing plans, are what is predominant in what I’ve been doing this past week. So, I started this year with a big question and broke it down into achievable tasks. Now, let’s dig into my why & how to make that happen. … Continue reading What Do You Want?
Distraction is what I thought I’d focus on today, but I learned something new and more resonating for myself… about Failure. I’ve often contemplated the affirmation: “There is no such thing as failure; there are only results”. I’ve used it as a mantra, but I don’t think I ever truly understood it, until now… maybe. … Continue reading Odds & Ends – Where Was I, now? Oh, right… Part Two
Law #4 - Master Your Thinking “The Quality of your thinking - the thoughts and beliefs you entertain, WILL make all the difference in the quality of your life. PERIOD!” Nowhere in Hoisington’s book “If You Think You Can!” is there a better explanation of the practice of mastering your thoughts. The mastery demonstrates very clearly … Continue reading Who’s In Charge Here?