How Your Mindset Can Help You Overcome a Setback

  “Ryan, if you knew how this day was going to end, would you do it over again?” I asked him. “Yeah.” He answered without missing a beat. “Would you have any hesitation going snowboarding again after your wrist heals?” I inquired. “Nah!” he replied. “Let’s come back for sure.” This is an excerpt of

How to Up Level Your Game by Upgrading Your Internal Programming

  Imagine that software you’ve relied on for years stops working for you. You notice that it has been freezing up a lot. At first, it didn’t really bother you. But now these little glitches are happening so often that you’re having trouble getting things done. When you look into the problem, you find you

Suffering a Setback? Use it as a Springboard

  “The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel are the things that endure. These qualities are so much more important than the events that occur.” ~ Vince Lombardi Winston Churchill once said, “Success is not final and failure is not fatal – it is the courage to continue that counts.” Thomas

How You Can Use Frustration To Improve Your Effectiveness

  “I’m so tired of feeling unorganized and scattered all the time.” A client told me in a recent meeting. He added, “I come into the office and there are papers flung all over my desk, half started projects buried in piles with new requests heaped on top of them. But I never seem to

Performance Alchemy: How to Combine Inspiration and Motivation to Rocket Launch Your Success

  “The key thing to remember is not that we need to be fast but that we are running a race that has no finish line. So the fuel that drives us needs to be made of something substantial — something for the heart that the head can also follow.” ~ Vincent Kralyevich, American film

Why Losing Your Passion for Work is a Bigger Problem Than You Might Think

  Has work become a bit of a grind? You might tell yourself that work isn’t supposed to be fun – that’s why they call it work. But when you spend the majority of your waking hours just getting through the day or counting down to the weekend, you have a bigger problem than you

Getting Connected: What Intuition and the Internet Have in Common

  “Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next.” ~ Jonas Salk  Lately, I have been marveling over the wonder that is the internet. My kids called me “ancient” when I explained that when I was a student, doing a research paper entailed spending hours in a library pouring over books and periodicals

Want to Do More? You Should Start by Doing Less

  What are you longing to create in the coming year? And what do you need to let go of to allow it to fully take root?   Every year, we are encouraged to set New Year’s resolutions. We are a goal driven society that is conditioned to seek more. Our egos desire more money,

How to Create Your Ideal Job

“Whatever you do in this life, take time to sit quietly and let the world tell you what it needs from you. Take a moment to honestly understand what your gifts are – you all have them. The way you choose to live your life brings meaning to your life.”  ~ Ann Reed I’m continually amazed

Feel Like You’re Spinning Your Wheels? How to Get Unstuck

  Have you ever had a really hard time getting something done? Something big? When you are up against a large task or project, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the details and the magnitude of what is before you. Sometimes it hard to know where to start, and once you do it can feel