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
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
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
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
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
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
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?