10 Ways to Make Massive Improvement to Your Team’s Performance

How winning leaders think differently.

  Successful leaders know the go-to moves for performance improvement. They’ve perfected their methods because they’ve had to constantly improve to stay on top. For them, improving becomes automatic. It’s a way of life. They know greatness isn’t winning once—it’s winning consistently. They know the best life is a life of challenge and growth because… Read more »

No Motivation, No Goals, No Dreams = An Undeniable Nothing

Fix this problem fast or risk wasting days, weeks, even years of your life.

  Having no motivation can feel debilitating. Day in and day out you do the same things over and again, and your routine becomes mundane. If you don’t practice, you don’t deserve to win. After a while you realize you aren’t making any real progress. You feel stuck. You feel bored. You feel guilty. Something… Read more »

Staying on the Attack When Pursuing Greatness: 4 Ways to Keep Going

If you walk when you should chase, you'll never catch whatever it is you're pursuing. How to stay on the attack.

  When you’re chasing greatness or trying for a huge breakthrough, it can feel like it is taking forever to get there. You’re frustrated. You’re confused. You may doubt yourself. You may start to think, “I need a break. I’m just going to sit down on the side of the road for a little while… Read more »

Build Your Confidence by Identifying Your Strengths

Don't let self-doubt hold you back.

  Self-confidence comes from knowing you have the ability to succeed. Without it, you’re less likely to try new things, seize opportunities, take risks, or go for the things you really want in life. Understanding how to build your confidence is a serious advantage in life. Being born with a knack or passion for something… Read more »

If You’re Not Making Money, You’re Not A Business

Everybody involved in a business must understand this fundamental truth.

  The primary purpose of a business is to make money. You provide a service or make something useful, and if it’s any good, you make money. If you aren’t money motivated, you are dangerous to yourself and anyone for whom you make business decisions. The danger is that you’re going to drive your company into… Read more »

5 Signs You’ve Got IT: How To Make Things Happen with Mental Toughness

Check your ability to commit, finish, and succeed with these 5 key practices for mental toughness.

  Art Williams used to say that people can smell a phony a mile away. I never heard anyone argue with that, in fact it seems to be universally accepted to be true. There’s something powerful about people who have “IT.” What I’m talking about mental toughness: the ability to make things happen.  To go… Read more »

Focus: The 1st Critical Ingredient to a Great Week, Month, or Year

These 5 techniques for developing a winning focus will set you up for success.

  Have you ever considered our air traffic control system or the scope of their focus? It is an unbelievably complex system responsible for the safety of hundreds of thousands of people every day! To make it work, thousands of controllers are operating across the country, and each one has a single point of focus…. Read more »

Elephants, First Steps, and Procrastination

How decision making, elephants, and first steps can help you beat procrastination.

  Like fear and doubt, procrastination can occasionally be a good thing. It may just be your subconscious telling you that you need to rethink what you’ve got lined up to do. But most of the time, it’s a negative. It’s just going to cause you to delay doing something that you need to knock… Read more »

The 5-Step Process that Guarantees You Can Become a Great Leader

How the cycle of success gives you the keys to climb the leadership ladder.

  There’s a lot written about leadership, and as you’d expect there’s a lot of nonsense written about leadership. That’s because most of the people writing have no real experience with it and are writing from an observer’s standpoint. But let’s look at how leadership really works, and step-by-step how you can become a great… Read more »

How to Keep From Being Shut Down by Stress

5 ways to turn negative energy into positive results.

  It seems like it never changes. There’s always way more things that need to be done than we have time to do. Ask any successful person how they’re doing, and they’ll say, “I’m great, but I am busy—it’s been a crazy week.” There are always a lot of meetings, phone calls, wrapping up projects,… Read more »