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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

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

That feeling of Momentum

Ah, that feeling of momentum. You know, when you get an idea, implement it, and it works! You get that blog post or chapter written. A customer leaves a raving review of your service online. The manufacturer you’re working with gets you what you need on time AND on budget. Isn’t that great? We’ve just

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

Be Better Men…in just 4 weeks

Men who want to Be Better do this. (Better sons, friends, husbands, fathers, lovers…)

We say, “Momentum is the impetus gained by a moving object”

Leaders study momentum and build a network that supports growth and exponential career development.

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

Three Things to Think Through Before You Meet with a Mentor

How are things looking for the next 11 months? Have you met with a mentor yet? If you want to boost the success you experience, make sure you answer questions that deserve your attention and propel you forward. It’s Time to Meet a Mentor I read once that your net worth is closely connected to

12 months from now your personal world will depend on…

Over the next year, you’ll be were you are based on the people you’re spending time with…

What causes a person to think of herself or himself as a “leader?”

Are you an influential leader? What causes a person to think of herself or himself as a “leader?” It’s a question I got to ask Frances Hesselbein. Look out at the community you live and work in and identify those brave enough to stand up and say, “I am a leader.” This month, Get Momentum

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