Be Yourself

The world would like to change you; there are pressures all around. You must decide just who you are, then firmly hold your ground. You have an ideal image of yourself, an ideal sense of you; and to this vision you must be true. You know what…

Do You Have Woo?

People with Woo love to network, connect to strangers, and "Win Others Over."  One person I know with Woo was elected to be the event coordinator for a networking organization.  Another person with Woo shared, "I make friends with everybody,…

Flip Your Fear

What's your deepest fear?  Being alone? Humiliation? For me, it's been the fear of getting a divorce.  That fear has been fueled by the fact that every couple on my mother and father's side has been divorced, including my parents. Then…

Big, Hairy, and Audacious

What's your BHAG?That's the question my hero and personal development guru Jack Canfield asked me when I attended his Success Principles seminar.  It stands for Big Hairy Audacious Goal.When you're deciding on your personal BHAG, remember…

Money Can't Buy Me...

Can money buy happiness?Every year, millions of people scurry to buy gifts on "Black Friday."  Add a new shopping to the list of sales holidas--"Cyber Monday."  The term comes from the hope of putting businesses back in the black.  Cyber…

Creating Winning Momentum

You can feel it. You can see it. You know when momentum shifts in the middle of a football game, when your business starts to jive, or when your marriage feels alive.How do you create winning momentum in everyday life?1. Momentum starts…

Dealing With Negativity

Let's face it, sometimes people wig out.It could be your teenager, your spouse, or possibly a team member you're supervising. They can't handle the no or the not so good news you had to spring on them. They have an emotional meltdown, ranting…

3 Marriage Momentum Mistakes

If you're doing these three things, you're killing marriage momentum and increasing odds for divorce.What are they and what can you do about them?1. SpewingReckless words and nagging criticism that spew out of your mouth to your…

What Caterpillars Teach Us About Dreams

If fat furry caterpillars can learn to fly then you and I can achieve our dreams. But how? Caterpillars have about 4,000 muscles compared to 629 in humans. The average caterpillar has 248 muscles in the head segment alone. They…