Defining Success

If I asked you to name some people whom you consider successful, you would probably repeat names that most of us would recognize. Names of millionaires, star athletes, movie stars, best selling authors, CEO’s of Fortune 500 companies. And no doubt, these people...

No More Excuses!

I had just finished a grueling martial arts workout, my Sensei watching my every move, when he asked me how I felt about my performance. Trying to be completely honest I said, “I don’t feel that I performed my best, because my energy level is low today.” He gave me a...

Effort versus Focused Energy

Ever find yourself working harder and harder with fewer results? I think I’m safe to say that we’ve all experienced that dilemma before. When sales volumes slide downwards, or appointments drop in frequency, do you find yourself slipping into panic mode? It’s...

Setting Goals – How Not to Fear Failure

We’ve all said good-bye to 2011 – and I think I’m safe to say that more than a few of you were probably quite happy to see it go. It’s been a tough couple of years for most of us. But it’s the start of a New Year. A time of fresh beginnings, hopes for better things to...