3 QUICK THINGS YOU CAN DO TO WIN – NEXT TIME

1. Get a Big Goal. (Emphasis = Big) Get a Goal that Excites you.Lock in on something that “Sets You on Fire”! If you can’t fire yourself up, how can you fire up anyone else? Without an exciting goal you will get beat again and again. Get your emotions involved—make this MEAN something to you. Find a… Read more »

PERFECT PLANS

You don’t need a perfect plan. All you need is a plan that’ll work. In fact, has there ever been a perfect plan? As Mike Tyson said, “Yeah, they’ve all got a plan. They all have got a plan to beat me, until they get in the ring and get hit.” It’s like the plan… Read more »

THE MEDIOCRE COMPLICATE. THE GREAT SIMPLIFY.

Anybody can complicate it. It takes a special effort to come up with a simple solution. “Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand.” —
General Colin Powell This is important because one of the main responsibilities Leaders have is to keep… Read more »

CALL A SHOT!

Want to know to navigate yourself successfully through life? Keep calling plays. Keep adjusting. When an airline pilot leaves JFK International Airport in New York heading for London, he sets his heading as soon as he gets airborne. Does he then forget about it, leaving it alone for the rest of the trip across the… Read more »

GO WITH YOUR STRENGTHS

As long as you live, you will face challenges. When it comes to being on your own and supporting yourself it makes a lot of sense to go with your strengths. What are you best at? What are you interested in? What fascinates you? What do you have the most experience doing? To create a… Read more »

START WITH A BANG!

One of the secrets of success in all walks of life is to …Start with aBang! From a roller coaster ride at the amusement park to a Broadway show, they all start with a Bang! Why is this so important? It sends a definite signal that THEY MEAN BUSINESS! It sends a clear signal that this is… Read more »

IT CAN ONLY GET BETTER*

The problem with starting over, learning something new is at the moment you start you can’t be anything but a dud, a zero. No one likes that. But the good news is that you can only improve. Everything you do moves you forward. Every step gives you experience and insight. Everything you learn opens up… Read more »

IT’S NOT THE PLAN, IT’S THE ADJUSTMENTS

You don’t need a perfect plan. All you need is a plan that’ll work.In fact, has there ever been a perfect plan? As Mike Tyson said, “Yeah, they’ve all got a plan. They all’ve got a plan to beat me. Until they get in the ring and get hit.” Then reality sets in. There was… Read more »

FACT: COMPETITION IS NECESSARY

“Anyone who tells you competition is nice is not being totally honest with you.” —Art Williams Competition isn’t nice but it’s necessary.  It’s only through competition that you can find out whodeserves to win. The person or team or country that deserves to win or candidate that deserves to win is not necessarily the one with… Read more »

Who You Are, You Must Choose

Who you are, you must choose. At age 10 my son Adam told me, “Excuses are like belly buttons.”  Startled, I asked why.  I had no idea where this was coming from or where it was going. He said, “They’re like belly buttons because everybody’s got one.”  Point well taken. If you want an excuse,… Read more »