DO THE BIG THINGS WELL

To be successful you can’t major on the minors. Life is full of limitations—we’re not going to be here long and we don’t have unlimited resources. If you’re going to stand out you’ve got to stay focused. People, and companies who rise to the top do it because there is something they do better than everyone… Read more »

4 Steps to a New Winning Game Plan

If the same old approach isn't getting results, it's time for a new plan of attack.

If you’re stuck or not getting the results you need, it’s time to get things moving in the right direction. Here are 4 steps to help. 1. Evaluate the competition. Learn from them. Assume they know something you don’t know. They have an angle. Assume they seesomething you don’t see. Their focus is different. Use their ideas to beat them. Take… Read more »

HERMITS DIE ALONE

What locks some into a lifestyle of losing? I heard my good friend Bill Orender say many years ago that… “it isn’t so much that they are losers but that they are loners.” Life is about interacting with people, not living in isolation. It is by interaction with others that we live our life. We talk, we laugh, we share, we… Read more »

DO YOU EVER GET… CONFUSED?

Are you ever totally confused about what to do next? FRUSTRATED? Ever get so totally frustrated that your head almost explodes? HERE’S HOW TO USE THOSE UPSETTING EMOTIONS TO YOUR ADVANTAGE When you are confused, realize it’s a a good sign. The reason is that if you have something you care about, something you are trying to make… Read more »

SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO?

Are you considering a life change? Thinking about moving to another part of the country? Maybe you feel it’s time for a career change. You may be in a relationship that isn’t working out—or one that needs to get more serious. You’re thinking, you are wondering, you are confused. How do you know when its time to… Read more »

NOW OR NEVER

Here’s What You Think… When you avoid the decision to do something, youthink you are just postponing the decision, the option is still on the table. You think you can, at any time decide to go forward. But that’s not how it works. Suppose it was something important. Something you have been wanting to do, something you needto do. But for some reason… Read more »

YOU’VE GOT TO GO WITH WHAT YOU’VE GOT

The sooner you can get clear on this the better: You can’t go back and be born a Kennedy. There’s no $10 million dollar trust fund heading your way. You aren’t going to discover an oil well in your back yard. Your brain is not going to go on a growth spurt. You aren’t going to… Read more »

FOLLOW YOUR INSTINCTS

Some of the biggest decisions you’ll make in life are related to your job, your career. Where are you going to work? What are you going to do? The best advice I ever heard on this subject came from Art Williams. He said to follow your instincts… “If your instincts say to you, “I like these people,… Read more »

YOU WON’T KNOW UNTIL YOU TRY

“There has never been a test—and there never will be a test that can measure the heart of a man or woman.” —Art Williams Life is full of opportunities. As you look out there and try to decide what you are going to do with your life, you wonder… “Could I do that? Would I be any good… Read more »

PROCESS TO PAYOFF

If you want the reward you’ve got to pay the price. Anything you want in life has a process you must go through to get there. Almost getting there doesn’t get it done.  Most failures go 98 percent of the way, lose their focus and quit.   After doing so much work, why give up before you… Read more »

THE SECRET GIFT

Want to reduce stress in your life? There is a special gift that you can give yourself in every area of your life that will save you from trouble and stress over and over again. This gift is something that only you can give yourself. Its what the wise do and the foolish don’t. What… Read more »

COLD BLOODED ON CLUTTER

It’s great to have the human touch… to be understanding, loving and kind. But save that for people because that’s not the approach that wins with clutter. With clutter you have to be cold blooded, unemotional and strict. It’s so easy to accumulate things…and so hard to let them go. I might wear it. I might need it…. Read more »