How Moments Matter

It’s that time of the year when you take a look over the past year, your accomplishments, your setbacks, missed opportunities, and what you have learned. A couple of weeks ago, I was in Atlanta on a business meeting then later that evening had dinner with my coach and my mentor. I wanted to personally…

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Getting back on the Plane

One of the things I speak and coach people about is the first thing I learned from my discussions with Bill and reinforced when I attended my first Jim Rohn seminar. If you are going to grow, you have to make a commitment to invest in your own personal development. This week, I had my…

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The Playbook

Last week, I was en route to speak for an event that brings disabled veterans and first responders together in athletics with the opportunity to compete with their children. I was honored to be invited to be with this special group as I have an affinity for those who have served to protect our freedom…

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Be silent, young Padawan

When I started my first software sales position, I started to work out of my house. We rearranged our den and made it into my office. All was well until we had our fourth child and the house became too loud for me to work. I built an office about 60 feet from our house…

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Expert Audacity

Last week, I was honored to be interviewed for internet radio and two podcasts. During one of the interviews, I was asked a different slant on a question that I’ve been asked many times before. I was asked, ” what one thing that happened during the Miracle on the Hudson has served me the most.…

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The Quarterback

I recently made a decision to add a new team member. I have been contemplating this strategic hire for a number of months. I’ve known for months for my company to grow up I needed to give something up. But like most entrepreneurs, I got caught up in the day-to-day urgencies that took me away…

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Triumph is fueled by Momentum

One of the things I looked forward to every year was when Tony Robbins was holding his Life Mastery program in Kona, Hawaii. My wife and I visited Kona in 1988 and we fell in love with Hawaii and especially the Big Island because of the diversity it offered. When I was on Tony’s security…

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Bringing yourself up to date

Last weekend I had the privilege of speaking in Oregon. It was a very energetic group and I was excited to debut some new content I have been working on for several months. As I was writing my book, From Turmoil to Triumph, I found some notes I wrote down in 1989 from a sales…

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Playing my own game

A recurring pattern of the people who I have reached out to me lately is they are stuck between a rock and a hard place. They see the opportunity they have and understand that there are strategies that can help them compress the years it usually takes to get their goals into days but they…

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