Three Ways Change Can Be Easier and Faster

Published on August 14, 2018 by

What's the number one thing we hear most about change? Here it is: "People hate change."

Yet, everywhere we turn people talk about how they want things to change.

Sales leaders want more sales. Managers want their teams to pick up the pace and do better work.

We want our ...

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Elite Performers Aren’t Superhuman: Here’s What They Do

Published on August 12, 2018 by

Most people see others who have achieved the "impossible" and wonder how they pulled it off. I have some insight into this from my former days as a psychotherapist and the past decade of being a coach in the corporate world and to private clients.

I've been a therapist and ...

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Happiness Fuels Performance (It’s Time We Took Our Heads Out of the Sand)

Published on August 10, 2018 by

We’re in a challenging market that makes it harder for companies to find the talent they need. Now is the time every leader and manager should be thinking, “How can we improve the performance of the employees we currently have?”

Given that, it’s time leaders paid more attention to the ...

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Happiness Is A Damn Good Litmus Test

Published on August 8, 2018 by

I define happiness as feeling positive about yourself and the progress you're making in key areas of your life. Think about your work, your significant relationship, your goals, and even your big dream. These are all things that can and should contribute to our happiness and sense of well-being.

But ...

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A Powerful Tool for Performance

Published on June 29, 2018 by

I'm reading a great book now, Chasing Daylight: How My Forthcoming Death Transformed My Life by Eugene O'Kelly, the former CEO and Chairman of KPMG. one of the top accounting firms in the world.

Mr. O'Kelly tells the story of years ago when he ran the famous San Francisco Bay-to-Breakers race ...

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The Power of E + ER = D0 to Change Your Life

Published on January 21, 2018 by

Jack Canfield either originated or popularized the formula E + R = O: Event + Response = Outcome.

The problem is most people respond to a challenging event with an automatic, subconscious response:

E + AR = O: Event + Automatic Response = Outcome.

We could also call our Automatic ...

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Why This Success Guru Is Just Plain Wrong

Published on December 10, 2017 by

I read a lot.

It all began when I was a teenager and read a short book, Your Greatest Power.

That began my quest to better understand myself, to gain insight into human behavior, happiness and yes, "success."

Today I read an article by a prolific writer who deals with ...

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The Hardest Question in Life to Answer

Published on June 18, 2017 by

 

Years ago I had a friend who sold life insurance.

He didn't really like it and he only made enough money to pay his bills.

I suggested he find another kind of sales job; one he was better suited for and one he enjoyed.

He insisted he just needed to ...

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Happiness

Published on May 31, 2017 by

Happiness—it's such a broad topic and one we tend to make more difficult than necessary. At work and in life, your level of happiness couldn't be more important.

I was recently a guest on The Energy of Success Podcast, hosted by author, speaker, and trainer Marc Schwartz.

Marc is an ...

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A Leadership Kick In the Ass

Published on January 16, 2017 by

One of my favorite authors on leadership is Bill Treasurer--and you can get a free chapter from his new book out today. Jim Kouzes, co-author of The Leadership Challenge said, "This is one of the most unique and valuable books you will read all year, and I highly recommend it."

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