Motivational Trap

Merriam-Webster defines motivation as the general desire or willingness of someone to do something. “General desire” or “willingness” to do something. There’s just something about that, that seems to really downplay what motivation is all about. That said, I think that definition of motivation is a great representation of how we view motivation in our … More Motivational Trap

Remember When We Could Do Whatever We Set Our Minds To?

Everything we do is composed of two core elements: doubt and belief. Whichever we put the most weight in ultimately determines whether or not we succeed. I’m also a believer that if you start a project, new business, fitness program, diet, literally anything at all…if you don’t start to doubt yourself – it’s not worthy … More Remember When We Could Do Whatever We Set Our Minds To?

Make it Count

As I sit down to write this, I’m absolutely heart broken. I’m angry. I don’t understand why things happen the way they do, but amidst all of that I can rejoice. I can rejoice in knowing that one person had such an impact on my life, that just from simply knowing her…I will never be … More Make it Count

Circle of Leadership

I consider myself very fortunate to be able to live in beautiful Orlando, Florida. For years I’ve wanted to live in a tropical climate, and I’ve finally arrived. We have all the amenities one could ever hope for. Sunshine, Wal-Mart, and Disneyworld. It really doesn’t get much better than that. This afternoon, as I took … More Circle of Leadership

It’s not what you know…it’s about another bogus cliche

The age old saying “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know” is a total lie. Well, maybe not a total lie, but certainly an incomplete truth. Here’s what I mean. Everything we do is based on relationships. We do business with people we like and feel comfortable with. I hesitate to use the … More It’s not what you know…it’s about another bogus cliche