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4 Ways to Declutter Your Mind

In our world today, it’s easier than ever to be unfocused. So many people are attracted to their distractions, staring at their phones and allowing crazy stuff to fly into their brains in a steady stream of clutter. Related: Spring Is Your Opportunity to Refresh Your...

Spring Is Your Opportunity to Refresh Your Dreams—Use It

It’s hard to believe it is already spring of 2017. Now, I don’t know about you, but the older I get, the faster time seems to fly. And when you think about spring arriving, in many ways it’s a rebirth—you know, the earth comes back alive, plants...

Today, Become a Daily Goal Setter

I will today get better than I was yesterday. I will move forward today toward my goal.   The key to a great career is to become a daily goal setter and a daily goal hitter. You know, we say we’re human beings, but we’re really human becomings. We’re either...

5 Things Strong Leaders Do

Life isn’t fair. If you think you will always have the same raises, bonuses and opportunities as your peers, prepare to be disappointed. That’s life. As a leader, you will sometimes have to make personal sacrifices for the good of your organization. That’s life....

5 Life-Changing Books Written by the Greats

I’m a big believer in learning by example. I love to read about people who have achieved something great, particularly during times of adversity. These people inspire us to bring out our own greatness, to persevere in times of struggle and to keep life in perspective....

3 U.S. Presidents Who Inspire Me

  I want to talk to you today on Presidents Day. Some of my great heroes in life are historic presidents in the United States of America, so I want to talk to you today about three people that have an influence on my life by how they led, what they did, how they...

Find a Reason to Love

Happy Valentine’s Day! The great thing about holidays is they make us think about things that we tend to put out of our mind during the normal days of the week. So besides having a great dinner and a bottle of champagne with your significant other in your life, which...

3 Action Steps for an Honest Self-Assessment

Do you believe in yourself? In your abilities? Whether you do or don’t, now is a good time for a self-assessment. As a matter of fact, it’s always a good time. Self-assessment is an ongoing process that requires being connected to your inner voice. These days, many...

The Power of Authenticity

I want to talk to you today about the power of authenticity, being true to yourself. You know, one of the things I’ve learned over time is that the best you’ll ever be, if you’re trying to be someone else, is a pale imitation. You know, most people spend their whole...
“Lucky breaks come by chance. Success comes by choice.”