06 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Silly Putty Powered Ideas

A recent conversation with a friend of mine lead to him describing the creative process he was going through as “molding a new idea out of clay.” That statement sparked an image in my mind, but (as with most ideas) I kept building on it in my own brain and came to the realization that […]

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01 September 2011 ~ 4 Comments

Pushy Friends

We all need pushy friends. Not pushy in the way that is annoying and obnoxious, but pushy in the way that makes you reach further and achieve more by pushing you out of your comfort zone to enable that growth. I have a new friend named Adrienne who not only challenges me in every conversation […]

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31 May 2011 ~ 2 Comments

That’s Impossible (until it isn’t)

People will say “that’s impossible!” …until it isn’t. People will say “that will never happen!” …until it does. People will say “you’re wasting your time!” …until it pays off. The 4-minute mile? Impossible! Man in flight? It will never happen! The electric lightbulb? You’re wasting your time! History is filled with examples of the Crazy […]

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16 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Three Things That Define Your Goals

While reading Jeffrey Gitomer’s latest book, The Little Book of Leadership: The 12.5 Strengths of Responsible, Reliable, Remarkable Leaders That Create Results, Rewards, and Resilience, I was prompted to do an exercise  that asked me to write down three things that define and embrace the way I think about my life’s goals.  Most of the […]

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07 April 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Success is Everything You Do

You don’t achieve Success by doing one thing. You achieve Success by EVERYTHING you do. But you achieve it by doing one successful thing at a time.

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02 April 2011 ~ 1 Comment

What I say about you is more important than what YOU say about you

I just finished reading Gary Vaynerchuk’s latest book, The Thank You Economy. I’d had an opportunity to see and hear Gary speak live about his new book via several online resources, and while there is no denying Gary is passionate speaker, he can tear off on a tangent unrelated to the topic at-hand and will […]

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23 March 2011 ~ 16 Comments

Social Media. You’re Not Doing it Right.

Everyday more businesses and individuals jump into the deep end of the social media pool. Internal or external pressures dictate that you simply MUST have a Twitter account or a Facebook page or a LinkedIn profile or a Foursquare offer or even a Groupon discount. The problem is, you are correct about the need for […]

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04 March 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Vested Interest

You have to be invested in their outcome before your client will ever consider investing their income. Demonstrate true concern for their success. Make sure you have skin in the game — their success should create a path to your success. A vested interest in helping your client win will help you win their trust (and their […]

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