Reduce Your Stress By Reducing Your Stuff

March 28, 2021

Every day, we live in a world full of events, challenges, and people that cause us stress in our lives. Sometimes it may seem impossible to eliminate the cause, but that is what you can and should be doing. Sometimes that takes time. Your subconscious mind always listens and filters the world around you. That…

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Succeed or Do Not Succeed. Both Are Self-inflicted

March 25, 2021

How would you feel if somebody called you a liar? When I started my first real business 20 years ago, I found myself stressed, working long hours, missing workouts, sleep, and family. I was determined to be a success – even if it killed me. I’m not sure it would have done that, but I…

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Forgetting What You Do For Fun

March 24, 2021

What do you do for fun? It’s such a simple question that causes people to get a blank look in their eyes. A few years ago, I visited friends who lived and worked on the Grand Canyon’s South Rim. Yes, people live there – thousands of them. The drive into town is too far to…

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Your Future Mentors Are Watching

March 23, 2021

You’ve set a goal and are putting in the hours to get what you want. Why is everything moving so slow? Larry was a mentor of mine when I was in my twenties. He owned a business, made an exceptional living, and after hiring me to work for him, took me under his wing. It…

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Secret Ingredient to Doing What You Love

March 22, 2021

Have you ever heard anyone say, “Do what you love, and you’ll never work another day in your life?” The fact is that you’ll work harder than you ever have – but you will LOVE every minute of it. Most people never have that experience because they miss the one thing they must do to…

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Using A Big Stick To Get People Moving

March 21, 2021

Don’t you hate it when you try to get others on board with your vision, and you can’t get their attention? You have all the urgency in the world, but sometimes, others seem to be taking a stroll in the park. The solution might be using a big stick. A daily ritual is to take…

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Achieving Your Most Ambitious Goals

March 18, 2021

One of the benefits of living in Florida is the abundance of restaurants and sunny Sunday afternoons with friends. On this Sunday, the server asked what we would like to drink, and my friend started – “I’ll have a Mai Tai and a Diet Coke.” We laughed because we’ve all done it. Heck, I’ve been…

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You Don’t Need To Ask For Permission

March 17, 2021

My friend Sid called to tell me he had found his next big thing. He decided to take flying lessons and couldn’t wait to get started. I have always wanted to learn to fly after hearing my Mom’s stories over the years. Her father was a contractor in Wilmington, North Carolina. When an airport client…

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If You Lead They Will Follow

March 16, 2021

When I was a young man, I never thought I would be a leader. I was highly-driven, knew what I wanted, and willing to do anything to reach my goals. In my mind, that was all I needed to succeed. As I moved up the radio ranks, doing my own thing wasn’t working so well.…

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You’re Not a Negotiating Underdog

March 15, 2021

I was rushing through Atlanta Airport after an entire day of negotiating with a client. My flight was in 30-minutes, so I was beginning to think the deal was not going to happen. That’s when things got interesting. I’ve spent many days negotiating over the years and have grown confident in closing deals. I always…

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