A Force To Be Reckoned With A few years ago, I attended an industry event and had the honor of spending the weekend with a former NFL player who absolutely dominated the free safety position from 2002 – 2009. Despite his NFL success, this former “pro bowler” was not a highly recruited college player. In … Continue reading Success Requires The Mindset of A Conqueror
Fear – The Greatest Threat To Business Today I have been part of the Fortune 500 community for over two decades and as a result of my experience, here is one thing that I can say with great certainty: the greatest danger to our business today, is not China, not cyber-terrorism, not even an unforeseen … Continue reading The Greatest Threat To Business No One Talks About
Sad Reality and Sheep The sad reality of most people is that they rarely invest a significant amount of time building a plan for their success, career or anything else of significance. Rather, like sheep they meander from day to day, relationship to relationship, job to job without any real direction. Playing Life On Defense … Continue reading The Most Important Thing For Career Success
“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
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
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
Everyone Is Tempted To Settle Settle for “good enough”. You read all the books on success and, you followed blogs that celebrate those who push through adversity to attain their career or business goals. However, what those articles and books don’t talk about is that after the enthusiasm wears off the long slow grind begins. … Continue reading Settling Is Never The Answer
What’s The Reason For What You Do? What’s your purpose? That’s the question I always ask my classes. For most of the last three years, I’ve volunteered my free time teaching critical business skills to adults in transition, or just generally unhappy in their careers. My goal is to empower them with the expertise that … Continue reading Purpose. Do You Have One?
There’s No Secret To Success Add value. No, strike that – add massive value. That’s the answer I give whenever I’m asked what the secret is to success in a large company. It Really Is That Obvious Frankly, I’m always shocked by the inquiry. Given that so many people, especially those in their 50s, are … Continue reading Value Equals Your Success
What’s The Secret To Building Courage? What is the secret to having the ability to try almost anything (that will not kill or harm you), or to charge head long into any opportunity without fear? Inside Each Of Us Are Two Wolves Battling For Control In his book “The Way Of The SEAL” former special … Continue reading Courage: Which Wolf Do you Feed?