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#135 Your Word Reputation—Making Your Words Matter

Nov. 28, 2020

“The second most deadly instrument of destruction is the dynamite gun; the first is the human tongue. The gun merely kills; the tongue kills reputations and, ofttimes, ruins characters. Each gun works alone; each loaded tong…

#134 Tune It EVERY Time You Pick It Up

Nov. 18, 2020

Every single day I condition myself to be at my best! I recently asked a friend how often he hast to tune his musical instrument. “Every time I pick it up.“ The same is true for you and me. Your mind is your instrument. Yo…

#133 Why You MUST Be Strategically Out Of Balance

Nov. 11, 2020

It seems counterintuitive. Actually, it seems crazy, but you and I have to be strategically out of balance in order to master the most important things in life! If you want to be truly successful, you have to become really …

#132 The Expanded Life

Oct. 30, 2020

Are you living an expanding life? Or perhaps a shrinking one? Are you growing, improving, progressing, and really living? Are you moving at a pace that makes you feel alive? Or do you feel like you’re just existing, or merel…

#131 Trapped In Trauma

Oct. 27, 2020

I know this sounds crazy. I realize that it’s hard to believe. But I have seen it too many times to not notice the pattern. You and I can get trapped in trauma that we experienced in the past, and that trauma keeps us from…

#130 A Poetic Formula For Greatness

Oct. 17, 2020

If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tir…

#129 How To Think Like A Genius—Next Level Thinking

Oct. 4, 2020

There are levels of thinking. Most people think at first level thinking. Second, third, and fourth level thinking is extremely rare. But in order to learn to think like a genius, we must discipline ourselves to practice next…

#128 How to Live With Absolute Freedom

Sept. 27, 2020

Every person I have ever met wants more freedom! We were born to be free. We were created for freedom. Freedom from guilt, pain, poor health, debt, addiction. We want money freedom and time freedom. We long to be free enough…

#127 How To Sleep Better And Why You Must Make It a Priority

Sept. 16, 2020

The quality of your sleep is far more important than you probably realize! It can affect you physically, mentally, emotionally, and even spiritually. It affects your cognitive performance and the way you feel. It even affect…

#126 Letting life happen TO you or making it happen FOR you

Sept. 6, 2020

There are two ways to experience life. You can let it happen to you or you can make it happen for you. For most people, the only things that happen in their lives are the things that happened to them. They live like puppets…

#125 How to Choose Your Trials And Challenges w/Rachel Denning

Aug. 21, 2020

Do we have to have trials in life? Do challenges make us stronger? What if we could choose our challenges and trials? Is that even possible?! What if we told you that there is a way to avoid trials and embrace challenges th…

#124 When Life Gets Crazy

Aug. 10, 2020

What do you do when life gets crazy? What will you do when life gets crazier? The answer is that we all fall back to our training! Archilochus said, “we do not rise to the level of our expectations, we fall to the level of o…

#123 Are you here to participate or to Win?

July 30, 2020

Winning requires a different set of skills and a different mindset! Anyone can show up to play or to participate, but if you want to win you have to think and act differently. You have to be more strategic! And so we must a…

#122 Attaching Pain to Our Problems

July 23, 2020

Our society has become really good at using softeners, and at making others feel like they have to use them too, really guilt tripping the rest of us to use them so that we don’t make other people feel bad. Big problem! -we’…

#121 Progress IS Happiness. Happiness is progress.

July 20, 2020

Are you progressing? Really progressing? We are made to move! We are created to create! When we are not moving, creating, progressing we feel empty and blah. And we feel that way if we are not moving at the right pace. We ha…

#120 The Unattractive Secret to Success

July 10, 2020

Repetition is the unsexy secret to success! And it is one of the greatest ironies in life. We are so quick to say to ourselves that we’ve already done that before, we’ve already heard that before, we’ve already seen that bef…

#119 How to like yourself For the rest of your life

July 2, 2020

We all have a relationship with ourselves. Sometimes we like ourselves and sometimes we don’t. There may even be parts of us that we like and parts that we don’t. But there is a simple formula to liking yourself more and for…

#118 Finding your life purpose, (& possibly business)

June 25, 2020

Imagine losing your ability to speak. Many good people are going through life without discovering and cultivating their unique voice, the special message they want to share with the world. This could be your life purpose, …

#117 Becoming Unstoppable

June 20, 2020

Most of us are just too stoppable. We stop at every obstacle, every inconvenience, every time we get uncomfortable, or every time we doubt ourselves. We make excuses, we justify, we rationalize, we tell ourselves stories ab…

#116 Why Good Marriages Fail and What to Do to Protect Yours!

June 11, 2020

A very well-known couple with a seemingly good marriage recently announced their divorce publicly. It was a shock to a lot of people including me. But I get to do coaching for a couples every week and I know what’s often goi…

#115 Looking back from your own future

June 7, 2020

Today my teenage boys and I had the extraordinary opportunity to visit two different elderly women who are living on their own. What a privilege! We were so fortunate to sit and bask in their life stories, their unique lifel…

#114 The Effort Effect

May 28, 2020

Have you ever worked on some thing and noticed that the outcome is directly tied to your efforts? This is true in most things in life! We get out what we put in. This is what I called the effort effect. Our rewards and res…

#113 REMIND yourself to Live a Heroic Life

May 26, 2020

We think of those who have died so that we can remember to live! We remember those who have lived heroic lives so that we are reminded to live heroic lives ourselves. Everyone of us has the opportunity and privilege to des…

#112 Are you living the life you always wanted?

May 20, 2020

Where have you settled for less? What dream or goal have you given up on? Take journey into the past, into your own past, and remember what you used to dream about. Do you still want that dream? If it’s still in your heart…