Learn How to Forget Past Hurts

This past week was the first week in the past quarter I have not traveled. Although getting off the road for a few days is good for my body, the week is usually filled with calls and interviews. Last week I had four interviews and did a Facebook Live, three podcasts, and one for an…

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The Secret of Success is knowing that People are your Greatest Asset

Last week was an amazing week. It started with the passing of one of my childhood heroes and ended up attending the opening of the new Sullenberger Aviation Museum. When I wrote last week about the first personal development lesson I had in 7th grade being exposed to John Wooden’s “Pyramid of Success,” I did…

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When you Dream Big, Execute Small, Miracles Happen

When my family moved to Virginia in 1973, I started junior high. I gravitated toward the athletic department to try to fit in. I was chosen for the eighth-grade team as a seventh grader. Taking a position on the team away from boys who’d grown up in that town made things a little difficult, to…

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A View from Other’s Windows Can Shape Your Destiny

I was honored to attend and speak at Strategic Coach’s first COACHCON event in Nashville, Tennessee last week. Since this was the first COACHCON event, many of the attendees and I were intrigued by what the vibe would be. Most of us were in one of the Strategic Coach programs so we knew that standards…

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The strategy to Selling in a Post-Trust World

One of the things Tony Robbins teaches is to be outstanding, you have to stand out. I learned this early in my sales career. So one of the things I did to act on this was I was always open to take on a sales territory that was open and called ” net new.” Net…

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When pressure hits—your highest level of preparation is revealed

Last weekend, during our “Operation Do No Harm” event, I was speaking with one of the veterans who attended. It was in between my talk and when Dave Albin and his team did the firewalk experience. He asked me if I felt any pressure after the plane was in the water. He had just heard…

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The Power of When Commitment and Confidence Overlap

This past weekend, I had the honor to speak and participate with my friend, Dave Albin, in two events. Dave is the founder and President of Firewalk Adventures. These events were unique where we brought together an inspirational message about how when you embrace uncertainty, you ignite opportunity with an opportunity to break boards and…

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Finding the right Who is the remedy for Procrastination

Earlier last week, the announcement that I will be speaking at CoachCon in Nashville was released. I am extremely honored to be selected to speak. When I was asked to speak, the event planner asked me to speak on transformation. The Miracle on the Hudson was a transformational experience for me. Not only what happened…

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You need to Move your Needle to Break the Label

The final time I saw my first mentor before he passed away, he asked me to promise him to not let what I had learned “die with me.” It wasn’t until 2016 and I found his hand written notes from 1929 is when I started to fulfill that promise. One of the things I share…

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How Hope comes out of Cooperation

I was honored to participate in and host the event, recognizing and celebrating the first responders, healthcare workers, Red Cross, and military personnel who were involved in turning a potential tragedy into a miracle on January 15, 2009. Being with all the disparate groups from fifteen years ago was inspirational and emotional. I want to…

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