4 Things to Think About to Get Momentum

There are four things on my mind right now: 1: Holiday music is in stores – are you ready? 2. Winter is coming – are your plans made? 3. 2015 will be history in less than 6 weeks – did you achieve your goals? 4. The first quarter of 2016 is already spoken for (for

5 ways to lose momentum

Do you know what it takes to be a great leader? No, you might not have dreams of being the next leadership coaches like Peter Drucker or John Wooden, or social change-agents like Mother Theresa and Ghandi. (Or, maybe you do!) I’m talking about everyday greatness like being the best friend, parent, neighbor, boss, colleague, community

“Wow, you’re really disciplined.”

At mile 47 of our 53-mile ride on June 22nd (80% of which was uphill), I had some serious momentum. As I passed a guy riding a Specialized bicycle, he made a comment about my calves. (Yeah, I know, weird…) Well, I slowed down enough to ride side-by-side with him and said, “Every morning in

How much fat with that?

I am a “Breakfast Fan.” Sure, I could link to a few studies here in this post to prove the fact that breakfast is an important meal; but look, you either think it is…or you don’t. I realized I could have been more honest. Last Saturday, Jodi and I shared some air time on a

Appitalize On Your Idea

How to gain momentum when coming up with your next big idea From my experiences, two main issues always arise when I discuss the idea of Appitalize with people.  Either they say, “I don’t have the time” or “I can’t come up with an idea.”  Both of these negative statements stop people dead in their

FBR – “SPeak Performance” by Jim Walz

[Disclosure: I purchased my copy of Jim’s book on January 2nd, 2014. I am mentioned in the “Acknowledgements” section as encouraging my friend Jim along the way of writing this book.] What a week to re-read this book on human performance and team dynamics. It’s been “on the list” for me to write this bit

To achieve success? Do these three things…More.

Have you ever found yourself reflecting on a conversation long (even years) after you had it? I have. In fact, here’s one that I’m about to celebrate a new anniversary of: In 2011, a mentor of mine said: “You’ve got to find a problem you can fall in love with. A problem that draws you

Habit: a settled or regular tendency or practice

Do you have a habit you’d like to take on? To change? To learn more about?

I love to argue; and who’s next!

Prompts that make me think about productivity seem to come out of anywhere…This one is from a scene – one quote, really – from the movie: The Bourne Ultimatum. Early in the movie, Jason Bourne is being chased by Russian police officers. When Bourne turns the tables on one of his pursuants, the officer says,

Antes De Que Puedas Cambiarlo, Necesitas Monitorearlo

¿Cómo podrías mejorar algo si no sabes realmente lo que estás haciendo en el presente? A veces, puede que te des cuenta de que no estás completando todos tus proyectos, pero aún no sabes el por qué. ¿Esto te suena familiar? Hace algún tiempo, hablé con un cliente que, después de monitorear sus comportamientos presentes,

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