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[MasterMind] Inspire someone to become a better presenter

Think about it… Delivering the Keynote at an industry conference, Updating your team on next years projections in the conference room, …and even… Talking to your spouse about your ideas for weekend/dinner plans. What do they ALL have in common? You’re presenting yourself, and influencing others. If you’ve taken the GET MOMENTUM Self-Assessment (click here) you know where you

You ARE Presenting All the Time (now what?)

Jodi will give a speech at a big conference on May 25th. (Register here!) Onstage in front of 800 project managers at the Path To Agility Conference in Ohio, she will talk about How to get momentum when you need it most! If you told her 10 years that she would be on that stage, in front of THAT

Failing your way to success. Here’s how!

Mastery…what is it? The freedom of wind in your face, sun on your arms and the exhilaration of your own human-power moving you along… Last year I qualified to race in the USA Triathlon National Championships. Do you remember learning to ride a bike? I don’t. I mean, not really. And, I’m sure I didn’t

Don’t just learn ABOUT the past…

…learn FROM the past. Fire at the White House! On Christmas Eve, 1929, the White House experienced its most powerful fire since the British torched the Executive Mansion 115 years earlier. This happened just 2 months after the Stock Market crash! At about 8pm that night, a message was sent to the police and Secret

Have a “Less-Stressful” Holiday Season…Ready?

Happy December, Don’t PLAN to spend this holiday season stressed out. No one in their right mind does.  But…be careful because many of you reading this are facing a lot of pressure. You might be traveling.  You might be with family you haven’t seen in a while.  You might be managing through a big “end-of-year”

How long does it take…

Look up “how long does it take to change a habit” on Google and you’ll see, in boldface, at the center of the screen: 21 days. But, experts say that there really is no such magic number when it comes to changing habits. A study conducted by researchers from University College, London in 2009 shows that this is far

Doing the work…getting the results

Your #coach is a nationally ranked, age-group triathlete. I’m registered to race in the USAT national championships next month. A dream that was 15 years in the making. So, what is that thing (goal, dream, project, change) you are getting #momentum on? And, what’s it gonna take to make it happen? As for me, I had

The 7 People of Highly Effective Habits

Can you believe that we’re already 6+ weeks in to the new year? On March 1st, I’ll be speaking at the NAIFA conference in Wichita, Kansas. In anticipation of that event, one of the coordinators and I discussed some of the points in the next book, “Get Momentum: How to Start, When You’re Stuck” and

It’s ALL connected: The Brain, Consciousness, Gratitude and Productivity

One way to think about this week: Thanks, Happy-Giving! During the winter of 2007, over a breakfast of oatmeal (him) and pancakes (me) I sat down with Jim – a mentor of mine – for one of our quarterly breakfast meetings. Jim asked me a question that I’ve still been answering almost every day. When was

Get Organized, Get Work/Life Balance

You know that feeling when you learn about something and BOOM! The new idea blows your mind, connects-the-dots, and provides a new perspective by which EVERYTHING you do moving forward will bejudged? I had one of those moments. And the implications for the way we work and live are massive. Two nights ago, Jodi and I

4 Secrets Effective People Know About “Asking Powerful Questions.”