Discovering Your Future

Getting Real with Your Today As with many of you, I have hit crossroads in my life as to what should I do next. This can come from losing a job, a loved one, or even when a business fails. The next thing you do that crosses your mind is…

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Persistence Can Pay Off

Persistence We have all been told to always be persistent and you can accomplish anything that you may desire in your life.  I believe this is true.  However, there is a catch. Many times it can be said it is easier said than done.  Things like "Life" gets in the…

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3 Ways in Dealing with Adverse Behavior

Adverse Behavior Basics We all have people in our lives who behave behaviors that don't align with how we may want them to behave.  We may categorize them as an adverse behavior. Many times these behaviors will cause different levels of frustration to us.  My personal definition of frustration is…

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Instinct versus Insecurity

Instinct When was the last time your "instinct" told you to do or not to do something? Often an instinct can be called a "gut feeling".  It is our instincts that govern how we make many of our choices in life.  These can be large decisions or small ones. Dictionary.com…

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Attachments – What’s Holding You Back

Attachments According to Wiktionary, attachments are: "A strong bonding with or fondness for someone or something." We all have attachments, of sorts.  This can be something you collect.  An attachment can be to something extrinsic like a car, a home, a job, or even the way you dress or do…

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The New ’20s

Another Year, Another Decade Sometimes when something new happens it can take me a little while to realize it even when it is right in front of me.  Even now as we enter into the new '20s. This is true for me as we have just moved into the year…

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Introduction to the 8 Mindsets

The 8 Mindsets As my new book The Winner's Code: Secrets of the Winner's Mindset is about to be launched I wanted to give all of you a taste as to what I am talking about when I talk about the 8 mindsets. These mindsets will be covered in the…

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Are You Easily Distracted

Favorite Quotes One of the things about my second book, Designing Your Own Destiny, is that I used movie quotes at the start of every chapter.   Most people use Gandhi or John F. Kennedy quotes to inspire people, which is totally fine.  I preferred to use ones from films due…

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Attaining Your Goals

Many times people wait until a new year to make new goals and resolutions.  I will be the first one to tell you that you don't have to wait until January 1 to make big changes in your life. When I wrote my book Designing Your Own Destiny back in…

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Learning to Relinquish Control

There Might Be a Problem As a business and life coach, I have frequently talked to current and potential clients about their need for building an effective team.  Your team is crucial if you are going to grow a business or even improve your own personal life. Having a great…

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A Shooting Scare Hits Home

"Active Shooter" Scare Last night (Jul. 6, 2018) I was part of a lock down after an active shooting scare was announced. I was part of what would be called a mass panic.  It is interesting what you or I will go through when you have very little information available.…

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It Is A Small World, After All

Small World A song from my youth while attending Disney World in Orlando, FL was from one of their rides.  The song would sing over and over again "It's a small world after all..." and that would repeat endlessly. Over the last couple of days I was reminded again on…

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Becoming A Stroke Survivor

Before the Incident As I look back over the past two weeks I have seen a lot of things change for me.  This was the first time, and hopefully the last, when I was having a stroke. At the age of 51 with no major ailments I was living my…

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Time Management – Do’s and Don’ts

I was recently watching a TED talk and the subject the lady covered was on time management. I feel this is something many of us struggle with. As we live our lives we are bombarded by so many things that occupy our day. As we attempt to do more and…

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It Is Okay to Be Wrong

Let me start off by saying that it is okay to be wrong. Let me explain. In my coaching business I see so many people get upset when they make a mistake.  This could be one that costs them a client, a friend, or another thing all together.  And many…

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It’s Okay to be Loved

What About Love? The title may seem a bit misleading yet it is a big lesson I learned last night while talking to one of my dearest friends about the need to be loved. This is a friend of mine who has become a buddy, a confidant, and a true…

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3 Phases for Writing a Book

Getting Started in Writing A Book... Over the past two or so years I have been fortunate to write and self-publish two books.  I must admit that writing a book can be more involved than you may think. Book 1... The first book was called Lease Options Made Easy. It…

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Goal Setting 7 of 7 – Written & Shared Goals

Goal Setting There are two aspects that I have taken for granted in the original 6 training posts on Goal Setting.   This is one of the most important aspects of any goal.  If you don't have this one aspect of it covered the chances of achieving any goal dramatically drops.…

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Stay Working or Become a Stay At Home Parent

Being a Stay at Home Parent I was speaking to a friend the other day and she raised a question that I feel may be on many people’s minds.  It is something that could strongly affect the livelihood of a family and may even cause a family to suffer or…

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Goal Setting – Blog 3 of 6 – The 4 Bodies

What are the 4 Natures There are essentially 4 Natures of self or of being a human. In this blog, we are going to cover all 4 of these from two completely different perspectives. One will be from a perspective that was first introduced to me while taking a personal growth class. The…

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