The Power of Building Rich Habits and Keeping Them Part of Your Routine

"If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude." -Colin Powell

We all dream of success to one degree or another. The simple fact that you’re reading this right now tells me that you want to live a more successful life. Many find it difficult to achieve the success they desire and instead of addressing their habits and routines, they continue asking themselves, “Why can’t I… Read more »

Being Good Enough – Inspired to Succeed

"If you're waiting until you feel talented enough to make it, you'll never make it." -Criss Jami

What is the most frustrating thing for you on your personal journey to success? Is it seeing someone else who has achieved great things and wondering how they got there? They make it look so easy — they have a grip on every step, every trick, every nuance of their business, their life, their health…. Read more »

Mastering Money For Anyone Who Has a Tough Time With Finances

The game of money can be tricky, but with these steps you can change your life.

There are countless financial gurus that have learned the art of mastering money— and David Bach is certainly one of them. Bach hit the nail on the head when he said, “You can’t get rich watching and wondering. You have to take action.” Mastering money takes consistency, control and time. If you are not 100% in… Read more »

Creating an Action Plan for Your Goal

The 6 essentials for moving from dreaming to doing

We all know people who pat themselves on the back for their spontaneous approach to life. (I once overheard somebody say they never wanted to own more stuff than could fit in their car.) They seem to think that creating an action plan for just about anything would take all the fun out of life…. Read more »

Set the Deadline to Achieve Your Goals

5 ways flipping the deadline switch on in your life could change your progress forever.

I know a woman who doesn’t believe in New Year’s resolutions; instead, she establishes a theme for the year instead. Each year, the theme is something she has been wishing or hoping for, but has never made happen. She started doing this because she realized as soon as she set the deadline, everything started to… Read more »

How to Set Goals in Life for Doing Great Things

Move from simple goal setting to tapping the full power of your internal drives

Last week, I was looking through old family photos. I discovered a classic: me at about eight on Christmas, dressed in my new cowboy hat and holster, holding a drum, surrounded by gifts that visiting family members had brought from America. My father was stationed in Germany at the time. It might be hard to believe,… Read more »

5 Early Actions for Successful Project Planning

Project planning tips for successful launches and bigger wins!

I compare every project to a space shuttle mission. It may seem a bit of a stretch, but the same laws of physics apply. The shuttle used 2 million pounds of solid fuel and 500,000 gallons of liquid fuel in less than 9 minutes to reach orbit. Guess how much it used for the rest… Read more »

How to Stop Procrastinating & Boost Your Enthusiasm

Progress happens when we get excited about what’s in front of us.

  It seems like such an easy thing to do. Go to Google, type in “how to stop procrastinating,” and boom—up pops lots of tips and tricks to solve a problem. But for many, those tricks aren’t much help. Why is that? I think it’s because most articles overlook the mental game of breaking the habit… Read more »