Winter is for the Roots

Last year, I surprised my wife and her friend Tracy with tickets to the AFC championship in Kansas City. We left on a Saturday and got to Kansas City and stayed the night in a hotel. We got up the next day and made our way to the football game between the Kansas City Chiefs…

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Get That Side Hustle

The advantage of 2020 over the rest of history is this: the internet.  You could go start a business tonight, for free, just on your phone. And, if it doesn’t work, you can change it next week. That doesn’t work either? Change it the week after. You can start a blog today. You could go…

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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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New Year, New Planner

Hey everyone, good morning! I’m here doing my hour of power this morning. I just got done with my workout this morning and now I’m in here working. It’s the beginning of January. The beginning of 2020. Crazy, right? It’s a new year and a new decade, so it’s a good time for me to…

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Let’s Connect – The Purpose of Social Media

So, we’re sitting on the beach here in Playa and this girl walks up to me and says, “You’re Tim!”  Clearly, this caught me off guard. We’re in Mexico and someone out here recognized me? I was a little cautious at first, not sure how she knew who I was. So, I said, “Yeah…” Her…

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Action vs. Intention

Why do we judge others on what they do and judge ourselves on our intentions? It’s a great question and applies both to the things we do that we shouldn’t have and the things we should have done that we don’t. For example, Mary is late to work every day. We judge her based on…

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Setting Business Goals & Making Them Work

With the year approaching its end, you need to make sure you have a plan for next year’s business goals.  A good place to start is by evaluating this year’s goals.  Then, set a plan in place to help you reach next year’s goals. The trick to truly being able to look back at the end…

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Corporations — Friend or Foe?

I recently read a post on Facebook about how horrible corporations are and that they are stealing from society. That corporations are only about profits and that it’s not right that they should be taking so much from society. Those who commented also went on about the evil of companies. No one mentioned where they…

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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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