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Oct. 31, 2017

Living Off the Script: Why Your ‘Supposed To’ No Longer Works

Some people laugh when I tell them I grew up with a mom as a school principal and a dad as a cop. Maybe it’s because...

Dec. 19, 2016

The Power of Perseverance: Where Others Stopped… I Kept Going

Whenever I speak to groups of entrepreneurs I typically start with my story – both the personal and the professional since they often interweave. And when...

Oct. 18, 2016

5 Simple Life Hacks to Turn Distractions into Actions

For the person on a quest for success in today’s day and age… distractions are the enemy. I have always been taught through all the personal development...

Sep. 27, 2016

Valuable Life Lessons I Learned in the Candy Aisle at 7-Eleven

I start most of my mornings running on the beach, where on occasion I’ll get inspired and go live on video to share thoughts on my...

Sep. 20, 2016

Brain Tetris: Flip Your Filter to Create New Belief Patterns

For any 1980s video gamer obsessed with puzzles, Tetris was likely their game of choice. It’s a deceptively simple game: four shapes falling from the sky....

Jun. 20, 2013

Ed, Puerta Vallarta, and Time

Yesterday I sat on the patio overlooking the ocean. Today, I kayaked to a private island and met a new friend named Ed (you’ll meet him...

Jun. 20, 2013

On The Edge of Flying

We live in a world that likes to analyze and plot. That’s what we get, I guess, when we live in the “Information Age.” And I’m...

Jun. 20, 2013

What’s Your Impossible?

It’s not possible. How many times have you uttered those words? I’ll admit that I’ve uttered them a few times in my life. I mean, let’s...

Jun. 18, 2013

Four Essentials For Life’s Battlefield

What’s your fight? Today, I’m confronted with thoughts of battlefields and fights. Here I stand. I’m looking down from atop the Colosseum in Rome. It’s breathtaking....

Jun. 18, 2013

Realize Your Opportunity

The architecture is brilliant. The scenery is astounding. And, my neck is cranked from staring at this tower in Italy called Pisa. The Leaning Tower of...