I Call Bullshit!

I Call Bullshit!

Is This the Real Life? People always ask speakers what it is they speak about. Speakers then rattle off some well-crafted short “elevator” speech. That is great for those speakers who are out there busting their butts trying to make a living in the business of...

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Business Coach Ideas

Business Coach Ideas

Business Coach and Goals The job of a business coach is to help business owners define and then achieve their goals. Because of that I am always working with my clients to help them focus on what it is they really want to accomplish. One of the important aspects of...

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What Is My Purpose?

What Is My Purpose?

It Is Your Purpose Finding one's purpose can be a real task. Mark Twain said, “The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why.” That is a great quote. At some time in our life we all take at least a moment to ponder our...

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Opportunity or Obligation?

Opportunity or Obligation?

Opportunities Are Knocking One of the things that seems to resonate with so many people in audiences where I speak is the question I ask, “Would you rather live a lifetime of opportunities or serve a life sentence of obligations?” It is all in your attitude....

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Stay in Your Comfort Zone

Stay in Your Comfort Zone

It Is Your Comfort Zone, Embrace It You can’t swing a dead cat without hitting some speaker who is encouraging you to get out of your comfort zone. You know, that was great phrase when it first came on the scene. It applied mostly to athletes and people who were doing...

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I am Serious About This

I am Serious About This

Seriously? I am staying on the topic of not taking yourself too seriously. It is the enemy of confidence. That type of thinking damages your confidence because you are in a constant state of judging your own behavior by some standard you imagine that others are...

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Whose Opinion Counts?

Whose Opinion Counts?

“If all men count with you, but none too much; …” This line is from one of the best pieces of poetry I have ever read. My father taught me this poem when I was a young man and I have tried to make it my roadmap since then. I haven’t always succeeded and sometimes I...

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Unbeatable Confidence

Unbeatable Confidence

It Is About The Obstacles To Confidence Recently I spoke to the Farmington Regional Chamber of Commerce on my favorite subject, confidence. In fact it was all about creating a Culture of Confidence™. The feedback I received was very encouraging to me. It validated the...

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