In Order To Grow You Must Slay The Lion

When something seems small and insignificant, it can be put off to tomorrow. Or so we tend to think. However, procrastination is a symptom of a larger problem. The real problem is avoidance and lying to yourself. Not dealing with the challenge in front of you can lead to giant obstacles down the road. In …

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Best Books Read In 2019 (Reading List Must-Haves)

I usually read several books each year but last year I didn’t. I stuck with only 5 books for the whole year. Which is what makes each of them the best books read in 2019. There are a few reasons for only reading a few books, which I’ll mention briefly. 2019 Completed A Vision & …

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Embracing Your Be Is The Key To Happiness

Who you are is more than your career. You are more than the roles you serve in, such as being a parent or a student or your role in your job. What you DO is different than who you are. Yet our culture and society has conditioned you to see yourself separate from the LOVE …

Why Your Holiday Season Doesn’t Have To Suck This Year

Every year around the holiday season, there’s a mood in the air. Can you feel it? For some it’s the mood of peace and cheer. But not for everyone. For others, there’s a dread and anxiousness. What is it that you feel?   A Ba-Humbug mentality that pervades your thoughts We all have our own …

Secrets To Media Coverage With Michael Zipursky

Secrets To Media Coverage With Michael Zipursky

  When I read someone with a massive influence talking about some of the same things I do, I take note. Michael Zipursky wrote a recent blog piece about how to get published in industry publications to boost your exposure. He’s been featured in big media platforms like Huffington Post, Fox News, American Express’ Open …

Why Milestones Are How We Reach Our Dreams

Why Milestones Are How We Reach Our Dreams

Vision. Milestones. Perspective. Looking forward to the future and doing a combination of goal-setting and forecasting of what lies ahead, taking into account outside influences and things you have absolutely no control over. Looking at the big picture and the future of what lies ahead, combined with the aforementioned goal setting, is one of my …

How To Know When You’ve Fully Paid Your Dues

How To Know When You’ve Fully Paid Your Dues

How long does it take to pay your dues? Here’s some motivation for you to pick yourself up today and push. Push harder than you normally would. Even if it’s Friday and you don’t feel like it. Even if you think you’re on top of your game and can’t go any higher. Why go to …

The Uncommon Choice Has Real Value

The Uncommon Choice Has Real Value

There’s the thing everyone else is doing that seems like the popular choice, so it’s tempting to try it. Likely it won’t work for that reason. What often works in building connection, gaining attention, and creating success for you is what others aren’t doing. That’s the uncommon choice. It has the real value. *Warning, I’m …