Tag Archive: personal success

What if you just said “no” once in a while?

A few weeks back, a friend, Rob Lane, dropped into the office and he and I and my business partner, Brent, were chatting about how our work projects have kept us busy and how time has flown since we had last seen each other.
We Are Wired to Climb Mountains
None of us like to think of…

How I Set Goals

Many people might still be setting their goals for the year, so I am sharing how I make my goals – sort of a mind mapping process. Happy New Year to all and I hope you have a wonderful year!

Here is a pic of my 64 goals for this year. Seems like a lot of…

Things I Teach My Kids: Practice Makes Perfect

In many domains, there is a belief that mastery requires 10,000 hours of practice. In my experience nothing in life comes easy so the determination to hard work and persist are vital skills and ones that are absolutely critical to have from childhood.
Our kids are learning at a breakneck pace. Everything from how to do…

New Experiment – No Complaining for 21 Days

Did you know that the average person expresses complaints about 15-30 times a day? I hadn’t ever put much thought into it, until recently as I have been studying the science behind positive mental attitude theory. You sort of take it for granted that negative thinking is not healthy, but we also sort of feel…

Feeling Follows Action

“Motions are the precursors of emotions. You can’t control the latter directly, but only through your choice of motions or actions. Go through the proper motions each day and you will soon begin to feel the corresponding emotions.”
~ Dr. George W Crane

Commitment is a Lot Easier Than You Think

People often say things like “I wish I had that person’s commitment” or “I just don’t have that level of discipline.” The cool thing is you do have that level of commitment and discipline.
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