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How To Overcome Fear and Insecurity

CATEGORIES: Anxiety, Business, Business Tips, career survival, Coaching, development, Entrepen, Fear, Leadership, Personal Success, self doubt, Stress, Success, Uncategorized

“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” – Paulo Coelho Fear Kills After spending almost 25 years in corporate America at Fortune 500 companies, I’ve noticed that the biggest thing that halts success has nothing to do with skill or talent, but fear.  Most people in … Continue reading How To Overcome Fear and Insecurity

Understand The Customer – The Most Important Thing In Any Business

CATEGORIES: Business, Business Tips, Coaching, Competitive Advantage, Customer, Customer Pain, Research, Selling, Success, Uncategorized
Graphic of an individual analyzing customers

Hey. I Have A Great Idea….. Roughly 15 years ago I was involved in a project that was supposed to be a phenomenal hit.  We had it all figured out: 12 Week Promotion Offer Customers A Brand New Offer Every Week Featuring A Highly Desirable Item At An Insanely Low Price Integrated Web based advertising … Continue reading Understand The Customer – The Most Important Thing In Any Business

Problems Suck. Here’s How To Deal With Them

CATEGORIES: Accomplishment, Anxiety, Believe, Business, Business Tips, career survival, Coaching, Decisions, development, Fear, Leadership, Mindset, Personal Improvement, Personal Improvement Tools, Personal Success, Positive, Problem, Problem Solving, Problems, productivity, Quitting, self doubt, Self Improvement, Settle, Solution, Solutions, Stress, Success, Uncategorized
Two wooden dolls on a chess board symbolizing a problem

Problems Suck Let’s not play ridiculous word games about problems really being opportunities in disguise.  That’s B.S. and we all know it. Problems suck.  They suck a lot.  Big problems suck a WHOLE lot.  However Let’s Be Grateful Despite the misery of problems, we should be grateful they exist (no, I’m not back to word … Continue reading Problems Suck. Here’s How To Deal With Them

Can Someone Explain Integrity?

CATEGORIES: Ethics, Integrity
Integrity symbolized by two business people shaking hands over a meal

Can Somebody Explain Integrity? “Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.” ― Oprah Winfrey Everybody’s Buzz Term It would be hard to find a major company in the United States that doesn’t have integrity as one of its core values.  Likewise, most senior … Continue reading Can Someone Explain Integrity?

The Secret To Hitting Your Goals-No Matter How Big

CATEGORIES: Accomplishment, Believe, Business, Business Tips, Goal, Golas, Mindset, Money, Personal Improvement, Personal Improvement Tools, Personal Success, Positive, Self Improvement, Success, time management, Uncategorized, Vision, Wealth, Wealthy
Boy On Ladder Touching The Clouds

Are You Scared Of Monsters? Let me ask you a question: Are you scared of monsters?  I’m not talking about the “monster under your bed” kind we all feared as a kid.  No, I’m talking about a much bigger and much scarier monster-your goal.  You know the one I’m talking about.  That big hairy, audacious … Continue reading The Secret To Hitting Your Goals-No Matter How Big

Success Requires Vision

CATEGORIES: Accomplishment, Believe, Business, Business Tips, career survival, Competitive Advantage, development, Golas, Leadership, Mindset, Personal Improvement, Personal Improvement Tools, Personal Success, Positive, Purpose, Self Improvement, Success, Vision
Telescope In Hand Brining A Distant Structure Into Vision

Vision: “The first step toward creating an improved future is developing the ability to envision it. VISION will ignite the fire of passion that fuels our our commitment to do WHATEVER IT TAKES to achieve excellence. Only VISION allows us to transform dreams of greatness into the reality of achievement through human action. VISION has … Continue reading Success Requires Vision

SWOT Yourself To A Better Life

CATEGORIES: Accomplishment, Anxiety, Believe, Business, Business Tips, Coaching, development, Fear, Golas, Mindset, Personal Improvement, Personal Improvement Tools, Personal Success, Positive, Purpose, self doubt, Self Improvement, Stress, Success, SWOT Analysis, Wealth, Wealthy
SWOT Analysis Chart

How Do You Fix A Train Wreck? Ten years ago I had to SWOT one of my best friends.  This was a guy I had grown close to after college and spent a fair amount of time with.  For this reason I was absolutely blown away when he approached me one day with a plea … Continue reading SWOT Yourself To A Better Life

Celebrate Being Underestimated

CATEGORIES: Accomplishment, Believe, Business, Business Tips, career survival, Competitive Advantage, development, Fear, Golas, Mindset, Money, Personal Success, Positive, Purpose, Quitting, self doubt, Success, Under Estimate, Under Estimated, Wealth, Wealthy
Underestimated - Lego Knight Standing Up To Giant Shoe

Underestimated From Day One  The defensive coach looked at me as I stood in line with all of the other new players attending the first practice of the new college football season.  “Where did you come from?” he asked.  I explained who I was and his only response was: “It must be a mistake.  I … Continue reading Celebrate Being Underestimated

How To Create A Better Career With One Decision

CATEGORIES: Accomplishment, Believe, Business, Business Tips, career survival, Coaching, Decisions, development, Fear, Golas, Middle age, Mindset, Money, Personal Success, Positive, productivity, Purpose, Quitting, self doubt, Settle, Stress, Success
Sign At The End Of A Road Requiring A Decision To Go Left or Right

The Most Miserable Trip Of My Life Many years ago, I jumped at an opportunity to take a trip with my brother on his sailboat.  I thought it would be fun-ride the waves, drink some margaritas, etc.  Good times right? It turned out to be a horrible decision.  My brother had just learned to navigate … Continue reading How To Create A Better Career With One Decision

How To Build A Positive Mindset In 30 Days

CATEGORIES: Accomplishment, Anxiety, Believe, Business, Business Tips, Coaching, development, Fear, Golas, Middle age, Minset, Personal Success, Positive, Purpose, self doubt, Stress, Success, t
Mindset - Moon Image

An Attitude That Took America To The Moon WOW!  That’s all I could think about after spending dinner with an astronaut who actually walked on the moon. About halfway through the meal he began talking about all of the setbacks the space program experienced during the “Space Race”.  From rockets exploding on take off to … Continue reading How To Build A Positive Mindset In 30 Days