The Right Words Make all the Difference

I am simply amazed by the power of words.   “Words do two major things: They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness. “- Jim Rohn Growing up, I loved to talk. I talked to everyone including friends, family, and even some strangers. My dad would often just shake his […]

The Great Exaggerator

This past Sunday was a national holiday for many Americans. Yes, it was Super Bowl Sunday. Now, I must admit as a busy father of four young kids (who couldn’t care less about football) and as a suffering Chicago Bears fan, I wasn’t overly excited about this game. However, it was the Super Bowl and […]

Thirty Minutes That Will Change Your Life

If you have never listened to the full version of Earl Nightingale’s “The Strangest Secret,” you are missing about the most important thirty minutes ever recorded. If you have heard it, it’s worth another listen.  In fact, it may worth a listen every week, or at least every month. There are so many great parts […]

Why the Information Age Means Opportunity For You…..If You Take it

“We are at the end of the Industrial Age and the beginning of the Information Age.  The people who are living in the Industrial Age are getting their butts kicked, and people who are thinking Information Age are winning.  That’s the challenge.”  Robert Kiyosaki We live in one of the most exciting times in history. […]

7 Principles of Courageous Leaders

Courage! What makes a king out of a slave? Courage! What makes the flag on the mast to wave? Courage! What makes the elephant charge his tusk in the misty mist, or the dusky dusk? What makes the muskrat guard his musk? Courage! What makes the sphinx the seventh wonder? Courage! What makes the dawn […]

You Will Never Outperform This One Thing 

The great Zig Ziglar says, “It’s impossible to consistently behave in a manner inconsistent with how we see ourselves.”  I work hard everyday to help other people reach their true potential. As much as can challenge and encourage someone to become the best version of themselves, there is one thing that they are 100% responsible […]

The Only Critics That Count

Detractors, doubters, haters, critics. Whatever you call them, there are always people who don’t want you to succeed. Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a […]

Who do you know?

Your growth is a not one-person process. In my personal growth journey I can think of countless people who have contributed to my ongoing development. Most of them have been people I have never met. In 2003, I was introduced to a main named Jim Rohn who uttered the words, “For things to change, you […]