Creating a Better You

Are You the Master of Yourself?

Sometimes, I’m an ass, but not as much as I used to be.  I hurt people’s feelings. I’m impatient. I’m not a good listener. I don’t try as hard as I should.  These are all true.  At the same time, I’m so much better than I was ten years ago, and that’s the point: the…

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Let Your Heroes Be Fallible: Tony Robbins #metoo

There has been a recent outpouring of hate and support for Tony Robbins about an intervention he did at a recent Unleash the Power Within (UPW) in San Jose. Many of the critical think he went too far in his intervention and bullied and intimidated the woman who was representing the #metoo movement. Others say…

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The Strangest Secret

Who controls your life? At first, you might answer, “I do, duh!” But upon closer inspection, you might be surprised at the real answer. Men and women today suffer from a unique problem: Not taking time to think. In general, we get so busy “doing” that we forget to take time to think about why, or…

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How To Fail Successfully

Embrace Failure! We often spend our lives trying to avoid failure.  On the surface that makes sense, failure hurts.  It can be the source of much pain and frustration.  On the other hand, it is also the source of all learning and progress.  Think about anything you are good at.  I can guarantee you were…

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The Two Skills of Leadership

What makes an entrepreneur do what he or she does? How do you dare to risk everything in order to create something? It can’t just be about the money. If that were it, there are easier ways. What gives you the courage to try against incredible odds? The answer: A little bit of crazy mixed…

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Release the Stress

Are you tired of feeling stressed out? One of the most frequent complaints I hear involves the word “STRESS.” It usually goes something like, “I am just so stressed out with everything I have to do.” As a business owner, I could easily say, “I sympathize with you.” But the reality is, I don’t really have…

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How Was Your Year?

Every year, I disappear for about 4 days. It has become known as “hibernation,” probably because my wife thinks I act like a bear most of the time. I literally go away and cannot be found for 4 days. These are my days. I am not available. I do not answer emails, text messages, or…

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Take Time to Go Deep

We live in a crazy fast world. We are constantly connected to everything and everyone else. I really do mean everything. Don’t believe me? Ask Google any question and find an instant answer. Find a video on anything you ask for on You Tube. Find all the friends you every wanted—or didn’t want— on Facebook,…

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What Is the Most Important Thing In Your Life?

If I ask you the question, “What is the most important thing in your life?” what would you answer? My goal is to get you to reevaluate everything from your role in your business to your personal relationships and everything in between. While I started off with a quote from a book I had read,…

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The Balanced Life Myth

For years I felt like my life was out of balance. I couldn’t ever get it so that each area of my life got equal amounts of attention or as much attention as they needed. After years of frustration, I finally decided there is no such thing as balance, there is a better way to…

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