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Memorial Day: Originally Called “Decoration Day”

In 2011 I achieved an Historian’s Dream*… I got to visit France on the anniversary of the D-Day Invasion: Operation Overlord. Of everything I saw there, the one picture I can see without having to look. Two brothers, side by side, laid to rest in the national cemetery in Normandy, France. I can close my eyes and

[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

Advanced Time Managers do 12 things…

EXCELLENT time managers do 12 things. You’ll learn all 12 during the online AND in-person executive coaching program we’re teaching titled: Advanced Time Management Get Momentum members in 10 countries and as many industries will learn to: Save time. Direct focus. Get Things Done. Have better work/life balance. The new Get Momentum theme is ready for you. Members, it’s time

500 GTD (Getting Things Done) seminars, and here’s what I know

You know that I was David Allen’s 4th employee, right? Yup… David hired me in 2000 to present the Getting Things Done seminars. Between 2000 and 2006 I presented more than 500 GTD seminars in more than 5 countries! AND, did you know that Jodi was David Allen and Company’s FIRST employee? Let’s just say we LEARNED – and lived – that Time

Wellness: Have you thought: “I need to call a doctor?”

Last month, we spent 4 days at Canyon Ranch, a health and fitness resort in Tucson, Arizona. Why We Focus On Our Health No, we’re not sick, our pants aren’t getting smaller and we feel very healthy. We invested 4 days and nearly $8,000 on ourselves for two reasons: It was time for us to re-set. Over four days of meetings with

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”

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

How do you DO resilience?

What do you want? I’ll put money down that you’d say something like: I want to make money. I want to make a difference in people’s lives. I want it all to mean something… When things are good, you’re fine. Right? But, what do you do when it all goes wrong… The money isn’t there.

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