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The guaranteed success plan to get SMART.

Many people have come up with different acronyms using the word SMART.   The one that is most known is creating SMART goals or objectives.  Which means they must be Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Time Sensitive.  If you are … Continue reading

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Accountability? You don’t want none.

Earlier this week I sat down with someone who I have been doing some coaching with.  They don’t have an actual contract with me, but they come to me for a little coaching from time to time.  This person, like … Continue reading

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Why some training programs work and others don’t

Last week, I was kicking off the second, of at least four twelve week leadership training courses that I will be delivering for a client of mine.   This client has 3,100 or so employees and produces a very needed … Continue reading

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The easiest way to create mental toughness

Do you talk to yourself?  Yes we all do.  Research shows that on average that we say 300-1000 words every minute to ourselves.  That is a lot of words.  The big question is what the heck are we saying? I … Continue reading

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My “Never Quit” list and why I created it

Let me start by prefacing this blog with I don’t believe you should keep doing something that isn’t important.  You have to decide what is important and never quit on those things. In my world I have a few of … Continue reading

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No matter what…

One of my mentors eloquently stated that most people are not very creative because they haven’t committed to whatever it is they are trying to accomplish.  They say that commitment precedes creativity.  Most people aren’t creative because they aren’t committed. … Continue reading

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5 Reasons you shouldn’t take advice from most people

Lets face it.  If you have lived on this earth for very long at all, by the time you are reading this post.  The chances are, you at least somewhat agree with the title.   If not, maybe you will … Continue reading

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Your two options: Nothing or Something, which one will you choose?

Everyday I give myself two options.  I can either go to the gym or go out for a run.  These are my two options that I give myself.  These are the only two options I give myself.  I am not … Continue reading

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I am glad I didn’t listen

What is the worse that is going to happen?  Answer.  You are going to die.  And guess what? We are all going to die.  There is a one hundred percent chance that it is going to happen.  Not if, but … Continue reading

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Some of the bad advice I have received along the way

I am sure it will come as to no surprise to you.  Especially, since you are reading this blog.  Is it just me or do you see this to?  The older I get, and yes, the wiser I am getting. … Continue reading

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