Personal Development

Mar 8, 2017

Do Better, not just more!

The fast-paced, immediate satisfaction lifestyle we tend to lead these days is constantly telling us to get more, have more, do more. There is an endless stream of tools and apps that supposedly make us more efficient, help us to get more done in less.

Aug 2, 2016

Stuck? Don’t Stay There!

5 Ways to get moving again At some points in our lives we face stagnation, lack of momentum, and the feeling of trying to run in water. Things take longer, motivation is no longer there, and what once gave us joy has lost its impact..

Sep 30, 2014

What are you hearing?

I came across a thought-provoking story this morning, and wanted to share it with you. Two men were walking along a crowded sidewalk in a bustling business area. Suddenly one man exclaimed, “Listen to the lovely sound of that cricket.”  But the other man could.

Feb 17, 2014

The Power of Habits

We are creatures of habit. Whether we realize it or not, many activities we engage in are simple routines that have been formed over time, and we often don’t even consciously notice. What we do first thing in the morning, whether we put on the.

Oct 7, 2013

Must-Have Characteristics for Success

I recently had the privilege of speaking to a group of people about what it takes to start your own business. In addition to a list of tactical steps, I spent a large portion of the time available presenting a set of characteristics that a.

May 6, 2013

Continuous Lifelong Learning

If you are a subscriber to Success Magazine, you are familiar with the interview recordings that are provided with each issue. I look forward to these each month, and seldom does an issue go by that I don’t benefit from the speakers and their topics..

May 6, 2013

5 Tips for Maintaining Motivation

Having a plan for how you will achieve your goals is crucial to your success. Executing that plan on a consistent basis is another challenge entirely.  It takes determination, discipline, and motivation to pull it off. Someone once described discipline like this: when you keep.

Mar 18, 2013

The Late, Great, Jim Rohn

The personal-development industry lost a great deal when Jim Rohn passed away a few years ago. Jim was widely recognized as a master in personal-development, as a trainer, speaker and writer. He spoke to more than 5 million in 6,000 audiences, and published more than.

Feb 6, 2013

The Necessity of Change

Change! We hear this theme constantly from many sources. We’ve heard over the years how important change is in the business environment. You might say, “I’m a small business. All we do is change.” And you would probably be right. But the reality of the.

Mar 24, 2012

Manager, Leader, or Both?

What is the difference between Management and Leadership?  Some time ago I came across this definition: When Noah heard the weather forecast; he ordered the building of the ark.  That was leadership. Then he looked around and said, “Make sure the elephants don’t see what.