Two Hour Project Productivity Rule

September 21, 2021

If you’re spending any time trying to create a more fulfilling life, have you ever found yourself unable to work on meaningful projects? Of course, we all have. Here’s what usually happens: 1) We make a decision, conscious or unconscious, to spend an entire day or week charging through your project. 2) We “chunk” our…

Read More

How To Get Motivated Again

September 21, 2021

As a child, I wondered why I couldn’t always have my way. Mom and Dad were so mean! I couldn’t wait to grow up, move out, and experience being an adult. Everything would be different – or so I thought. After stepping into the adult world, it didn’t take long to realize that not much…

Read More

Does Change Happen Instantly?

September 13, 2021

You’ve likely heard that “Changes happens in an instant” – which is entirely accurate. But… Is there one ‘instant’, and when will it happen? Are there more than one ‘instants” required to get what you want? If so, when will they happen? If you’ve ever worked toward a goal, you’ll find there are usually a…

Read More

How To Keep Things Simple

September 8, 2021

Last week in Daytona Beach, I noticed the seasons were changing. It may be too early for the leaves to change colors, but the license plates of our winter residents are beginning to take over the roads – and they sure are busy. I like to keep life simple, so I notice when, even while…

Read More

Mission-Focused Influence

September 7, 2021

How are you going to influence the world today? What do you think about starting with yourself? Getting what you want in life begins when you know what you want and believe that you can accomplish your goal. Does that sound like you? Simon Sinek calls it “The Golden Circle.” If you’re like most folks,…

Read More

What Matters in Life

September 6, 2021

Have you noticed how few things in life require absolute attention? Sure, occasionally, you will be served a little more than you think you can handle, but you always manage it. Sometimes you will worry a little more about things than you should. No matter how detailed you cook up and plan your worry in…

Read More

Planning Your Life Like a Business

September 1, 2021

For most of the last two decades, I’ve made my living my passion – a dream most people have. That doesn’t mean it’s been easy, but it does mean that I’ve learned a few things about how to create what you want. Let me begin by saying that most folks have difficulty breaking free from…

Read More

S.M.A.R.T Goals Are Not Realistic

August 31, 2021

I’m a big fan of setting big-ass goals. Dreaming BIG is my natural state – which is why S.M.A.R.T. goals are not all that smart. S.M.A.R.T. stands for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Time-Bound. While it may seem like a good plan, I can’t wrap my head around NOT setting goals because they don’t seem…

Read More

Purpose and Happiness

August 30, 2021

You might not be surprised to hear me say that everybody I know has moments when they ponder their purpose in life and wonder if they are on the right track. You might also agree with me that everybody wants more happiness in their life. There’s no doubt, the twin pursuits of searching for purpose…

Read More

Balance of Personal Power

August 24, 2021

If you’ve ever found yourself struggling to stay on track every day, your personal power is out of balance. Before I go on, let me say that personal power is more than a slogan and, it is not automatically activated upon birth. Rising into your personal power is a personal choice. It is a decision…

Read More