Overcoming Fear

The number one thing that holds you (and me) back from being ten times more successful and living the life of our dreams is fear.  Fear paralyzes us because we feel we have no control.  We all have fears and most of them are stupid and made up.  The ancient Japanese saying, “fear is the…

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It Just Takes 30 Days

The quality of our lives is directly proportional to the habits we have. Our entire lives are based on our habits. We have all kinds of habits, from what time we get up in the morning, to the way we brush our teeth, to how often we work out. Habits run our lives. In fact,…

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It’s Not Too Late

The first of the year has come and gone.  You may not yet have set any new goals.  It’s ok. It’s not too late, but don’t wait much longer to try to make this year incredible. Ask yourself the following questions: What 5 things, if I did them this year, would make this year amazing?…

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How to Make the New Year Spectacular

We all know that New Years Resolutions are over-rated.  We know that people set them and then don’t follow through.  So, what’s the answer? Just don’t set any?  I don’t think so.  I think the problem isn’t having them, it’s the way we do it.  Let me help you to create a way that will…

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Generosity vs Fairness

I recently read the book Principles by Ray Dalio, and one of the principles he discusses struck me as something we deal with almost every month in our lives. Here are the principle and my thoughts on it. Ray Dalio’s Principle 2.2B: Make sure people understand the difference between Fairness and Generosity. This principle has…

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Are You Rowing in the Same Direction?

There is a difference between a job description and what a person should be spending their time doing.  A job description is a tool used for hiring and training, so we know who to look for and what skill sets they have or need to acquire to fill their position.  But the real question is,…

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The Power of People: Creating Group Relationships

Our ability or inability to forge relationships with groups of people creates the juice in our life. Think about how much time you spend in one sort of group or another. Whether it is your family, church, department, company, or social club, we all spend a large amount of time being a part of and…

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Wonder and the Art of Being Content

As it’s getting closer to this holiday season I’m getting more and more excited! Christmas has always been my favorite time of the year. I love everything about the holiday. I love the shopping, the food, the parties, the gift giving. I love Christmas trees and Christmas music. I have so many wonderful memories from…

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A Spectacular Birthday Adventure

It was my 56th birthday and Pamela had planned a day on the ocean in Playa Del Carmen to celebrate. I was excited, but I really had no idea what to expect. The taxi arrived at 8 a.m. and we drove 30 minutes to the pier. I love taxi drivers in Mexico because I get…

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What are You Committed to?

“Grow up, and that is a terribly hard thing to do.  It is much easier to skip it and go from one childhood to another.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald   Here’s a little secret:  The results we achieve in our business are a direct result of what we are committed to. Crazy, right? One of the…

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