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
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?
Earlier today, two bombs detonated at the Boston Marathon killing three and injuring more than 130. In the worst of situations, often we see the best in people. As innocent people were injured in the blast, others ran to their aid. Complete strangers helping strangers. Using their own shirts as tourniquets, carrying the wounded to … More Another Lesson in Tragedy
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
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
This one is a lock. Guaranteed return on your investment. Everything you’ve got needs to go directly into this…immediately. Stop what you’re doing and invest in: yourself. Nasdaq symbol: ME Your biggest asset if yourself and your abilities. If you’re not investing your time and money into your own personal growth, you’re missing out on … More My Stock Tip for the Day
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