Why Will Power is Not Your Friend

February 28, 2021

When will you get yourself to do what you say you want to do? More people than you know lose sleep over that question. If that sounds like something you have experienced, you’re not alone. Almost everybody begins their journey when a thought pops into their mind. Then, day-to-day life keeps them busy, and they…

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Climbing The Mountain of Success

February 21, 2021

I remember standing in a parking lot high in the Great Smokey Mountains surrounded by tourists and the smell of hot engines. We were about to hike to the Clingmans’ Dome observation tower – 6,644 feet above sea level. There is a sign at the beginning of the trail that warns hikers that the hike…

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3-Steps To Peak Motivation

February 15, 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…

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Primary Morning Focus

February 14, 2021

I love the quiet peacefulness of mornings, but I’m not too fond that mornings happen so early. Still, the focus, creativity, and feeling of momentum that comes with getting up before the chickens have such value that I needed getting up a bit easier. My solution to drop the complicated and establish a simple routine.…

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Lifestyle Driven Business

February 7, 2021

Laurie Greiner schooled an entrepreneur on Shark Tank with a business lesson that shot through the screen and knocked my remote control out of my hand. He said, “I’m in the lifestyle business.” She said, “I’M OUT! There’s no such thing as a lifestyle business.” He looked confused, but I got it. Then again, I…

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Is it Time to Take a Talkabout?

January 31, 2021

For years, I’ve built a reputation for being a guy that never misses a chance for a good conversation. Sometimes I head out the door for a good old-fashion “Talkabout” – an ode to Crocodile Dundee’s “Walkabout.” I’m not sure when it began, but since exploring life’s possibilities is a core value, I know why;…

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Stages of Getting What You Want

January 25, 2021

Call me crazy, but I’ve always believed life should be simple – and there’s no better way than to follow an uncomplicated structure in everything you do. I call it MAPSS. Motivation. Everything begins with the motivation that comes from the inside out. Know your “WHY,” get excited, and get moving. Accountability. The next step…

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Stages of Getting What You Want

January 24, 2021

Call me crazy, but I’ve always believed life should be simple – and there’s no better way than to follow an uncomplicated structure in everything you do. I call it MAPSS. Motivation. Everything begins with the motivation that comes from the inside out. Know your “WHY,” get excited, and get moving. Accountability. The next step…

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What’s Always Included in Getting Success

January 18, 2021

There are millions of tips and tricks floating around that you can use to achieve whatever you want in life. But there are a few that are always present. Acceptance and recognition of the desire to change are where it all begins. Anything less makes your desire only a dream. Having complete clarity of precisely…

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Their Goals. Your Goals. Who Wins?

January 18, 2021

Some goals happen quickly. Others take longer. A lot longer. How can you keep your goals alive while you make them a reality? 1) Stop falling for someone else’s goals. Everybody has something they want to achieve. It’s not bad. It could be useful. In any case, it is a distraction. Know what you want…

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