Pick a card, any card…. That’s how the majority of magical card tricks begin. Pick a card any card… If you start out each day without an agenda for your day, are you conducting your day like that too? “I’ll just work on whatever comes up that I need to work on.” This is what many of my clients initially tell me about how they conduct themselves each day. Pick a card any card… How are you able to measure your effectiveness in getting anything done? Are you really making the best … [Read more...]
What is Leadership?
Leadership is ... The words that follow include one key word – Influence. They each may slightly change the exact sentence, however, influence will be there. John Maxwell Tony Robbins Robert Cialdini Are all in agreement in their speaking engagements, written materials, and teaching that - Leadership is influence – the influence of people. You may find it interesting to know that John Maxwell, Tony Robbins and Robert Cialdini are further in agreement in the fastest way to … [Read more...]
Do You Take Time To Write?
In the crazy and busy world we all live in every single day – do you take time to write? There is something special about the written word. Meaning you are actually holding a writing instrument in your hand and writing on paper in a journal, a notebook or a pad of paper. It’s a hand eye connection through the brain as your eyes see your own thoughts written out by your own hand holding a writing instrument. It’s not the same as typing out your thoughts on any electronic device – … [Read more...]
April Showers Bring May Flowers
April showers bring May flowers. You’ve heard this said before. Probably in Pre-K if not before. Growing up and spending most of my shore side days in the Northeast of the USA, I’ve always loved the spring. The mornings and the evenings still had a bit of a chill in the air. The word ‘crisp’ was used instead of saying “it’s freezing out there”. The days started to reflect the warmer weather to come in the months ahead. Bare trees started to show new growth. The flowers began peeking out … [Read more...]
Do You Invest In Yourself?
Do you invest? I’m assuming if you’re reading this article you probably invest money in order to obtain a higher return than you would from not investing your money. Jim Cramer, CNBC star and super Wall Street cred, gives out homework for his listeners to do before buying a stock. Cramer advises, “if you’re not going to do the homework, pay a professional to invest your money for you or just buy a CD.” Either way, there is no guarantee, you will obtain a higher return when you invest... … [Read more...]
Need Some Words of Inspiration?
Do you need some words of inspiration? Out of nowhere my ‘gut’ instinct hinted to me that people do need some words of inspiration. With our phones, devices, streaming everything 24 X 7, news views at other ends of every topic like a tennis match with no net – we ALL NEED SOME WORDS OF INSPIRATION. Why is everything so negative? If you tune it in and watch it and listen to it - it will make you miserable. There are some folks who have certain channels on every day all day long. No wonder … [Read more...]