Category Archive for: ‘Life Lessons’

  • Wanna Get Lucky?

    A couple of days ago, I was having lunch in a local Mexican restaurant.  I was actually working on a blogpost, when out of the corner my eye I saw one of my friends walk in with his son Stephen and Stephen’s girlfriend.
    I hadn’t eaten …

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  • Tall Poppy Syndrome!

    Recently, while doing a seminar in Tulsa, OK. I met a lady at one of the breaks who told me a story about a concept, which had marked her life.
    Years ago, the company her husband worked for had transferred them to a spectacular, South Pacific Island.  As …

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  • Heavy At The Beginning of the Week!

    Want to make your weeks a little easier?  I’ve got a recommendation for you.
    Several years ago, I called a friend of mine named Bill Watkins.  Bill is the founder and owner of a company called The Marena Group.  We’re very close friends.  If he calls …

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  • Why Winners Win

    Sometimes in life, you get lucky.
    Back in the early 2000’s, I had the good fortune to be mentored by a gentleman named Col. Harold Huff.  Harold had been the pilot of Air Force One for two presidents back in the 1970’s.  He was one of …

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  • “Kaizen–The Art of Small”

    I’m reading a book right now called, “Start Something That Matters,” by a gentleman named Blake Mycoskie.  He’s the guy who started the company—TOM’S Shoes.  Basically, for every pair of shoes he sells, he gives a pair away to children who have no shoes in …

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  • Why People Resist Change… And What to Do About It!

    We all resist change . . . Everybody!
    But why? And more importantly, what can we do about it?
    Sit back and enjoy this short video with two thoughts in mind:
    1. How can I use this to understand myself and …

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  • Lazy Brain Syndrome

    A few days before Thanksgiving, I was ‘encouraged’ by Sandy to go to Wal-Mart to pick up a few food items she needed for baking.   A man’s work is never done . . .  (Just got myself in trouble
    Anyway, as I was waiting in …

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  • Finishing Strong!

    September 11th of this year, I was on a United flight headed to Davenport, IA.  As we were boarding, they found a small mechanical problem on the plane.  They stopped us short of door, so we were all waiting on the jet bridge between the …

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