Can You Take The Risk?

“I think we should follow a simple rule; if we can take the worst, take the risk!” Dr. Joyce Brothers   Ask yourself the key question:  What is really the worst that can happen?  Compare your answer to the pain of regret, or the pain of living a life that brings you less than you…

How Eagles Operate

“Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires, but according to our powers.” Henri Frederic Amiel Do you ever think: “I am just one person, what can I do to help people in need?” When my son Christopher was 6 years old he collected over 1100 pairs of shoes for an organization…

EDGING GOD IN!!

“A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.” Lao Tzu   A wise man recently told me that EGO stands for Edging God Out!  We are so much more effective in life when we truly act outside of…

Challenge Your Beliefs!!

You can do it if you believe you can!  Napoleon Hill   Have you ever stopped and listened to yourself argue against what you are capable of?  I have.  I listened to an amazing speaker this past August, and among other things he showed me that we all do an amazing job of arguing AGAINST…

How To Build A Raging Fire

“Constantly look for the good in people and in situations. When you find it, tell the person.”   Bob Proctor   Leaders are influencers.  You cannot “tell” anyone anything.  You must motivate!  Period!  Celebration equals motivation!  Celebrating another’s achievements reinforces his or her behavior.  Finding the good in what someone does moves them infinitely further than…

Living With Real Dignity

“Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.”  Aristotle   When I heard Jim Rohn say:  “The question to ask is not:  What am I getting here?  The real question is:  Who am I becoming here?”,  something inside of me changed.  If you understand that life is not about…

What is love?

“When love is present, the body & mind are lifted up. They are infused with light, possibility & celebration”  Paul Ferrini   We cannot impact the world to our full potential until we give of ourselves fully.  Opening up our hearts and souls gives the world what we have to offer completely.  The temptation is…

Decide AND Commit!!

“If you start to take Vienna, take Vienna!” Napoleon Bonaparte   Decide and commit!!  Period!  Refuse to surrender!! Period!  Never give in to fear and doubt!!  Period!  Become all that you can become!!  Period!  Learn all that you can learn!!  Period!  Share all that you can share!!  Period!  Believe in yourself!!  Period!  Live with passion…