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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

Momentum or Motivation: What do you need next?

Do you have #momentum or are you waiting to get #motivated? In my opinion #Momentum > #Motivation … every time. Momentum means I’m moving, I’m progressing, I’m leaving where I was… Moving toward where I plan to be. Motivation – or lack thereof – means that I’m stuck, waiting (or is it “hoping”) that something

The Form That Changed My Meetings (for the Better)

CLICK HERE  to download a sample MEETING agenda that I’ve used for more than 2 years… A Form That Changed My Meetings (for the Better) If you’re a leader in a large company, if you own a small business, if you are a volunteer in a non-profit organization, you attend meetings. Meetings may be among American

Are you a responsible leader?

Efficient, Effective, Engaged, Empowering… One of the (many) responsibilities of an effective leader is to “sense” when people around them are feeling (or acting) dis-empowered. It’s not always easy, in the day-to-day busy-ness of life, and the incredible pressures of managing life, to take the time to “listen intuitively” to notice whether or not people

Want to know the next 3 Get Momentum Leadership Academy themes?

Since January 1st, about 4,968 hours have passed. Between today and the end of the year, there are about 3,768 hours left. I dare you to ask yourself the four questions below. Do you lead challenging discussions at work? Are you balancing large work projects and big life goals? Do you influence the leadership track of

An Article and A Video to Get You Thinking Bigger

Look up the word “Compass,” and you’ll see one of the definitions is: “the range or scope of something.” Are you looking out over the next few months with big or small plans? What is the “range” of your thinking? What is the “scope” of your vision? An Article and A Video to Get You

So, “you are going to die…” Now what?

Steve Jobs on “Avoidance” Mr. Jobs once said, “Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know of to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.” It is in your best interest to do long-range thinking. The kind of thinking today that you will be living in a

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