04-APRIL 10-2021

How to set boundaries … and say NO You know, when we were younger, we were wisely taught by our parents, teachers, and law enforcement officials to say NO.  Somewhere along the lines, however, we lost our way.  We started feeling bad about saying no, and we began saying yes…to everything.  The result?  We stretch […]

04-APRIL 03-2021

“That which is not worth doing at all is not worth doing well.” –Warren Buffett We are already ¼ through the year!  Some may be thankful for that fact, others disappointed.  It is a reality, “nonetheless.”  For me it’s a reminder … life is a journey! Just for the record, I would never quit!  I […]

03-MARCH 27-2021

Law of the Inner Circle “A leader’s potential is determined by those closest to him or her.” –John C. Maxwell Have you ever heard the quote, “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.”?  Motivational speaker Jim Rohn is often credited with that saying, which has been repeated by any number of today’s most influential leaders, including John C. […]

03-MARCH 20-2021

Why Your “WHY” What motivates you? When you have a true “why,” motivation is easy. For me, it started as my life.  I knew that if I didn’t stop being an addict, that I would soon die an addict.  And believe me, if I didn’t stop, I would be dead.  Plus, I wanted to live […]

03-MARCH 13-2021

Attitude: The Difference Maker III Have you ever heard the phrase “attitude is everything”? The truth is, attitude isn’t everything, but it is one thing that can make a difference in your life – a tremendous difference, in fact.  As John C. Maxwell so eloquently describes, “Your attitude is the paintbrush of your mind.” But […]

03-MARCH 06-2021

Attitude: The Difference Maker II Think of a friend, colleague, family member, or mentor whom you greatly admire.  Stop.  Don’t keep reading.  Really think of a name, and write it down. Now write five things you admire most about this person.  We’re betting you’ll gain an interesting and important insight by doing it.  So please […]

02-FEBRUARY 27-2021

#1 Cause of “Morning Anxiety” (and how to fix it for good) The number one reason you’re anxious and stressed in the morning … is because of something you DIDN’T do the day before. It all comes back to your planning and preparation for the next day.  Let me explain.  If you’re making your to-do […]