Here is an amazingly simple way to earn extra income

Why making big rocks into little rocks is not just for prisoners

My friend Rick Lewis was relating a story to me one day that I think has, within it, a business lesson for us all. Rick is the owner of Homestead Coffee Roasters & General Store in Upper Black Eddy, PA. It’s a wonderful place I go regularly. As the story goes, many years ago when […]

80% of small businesses do not have a professional coach

Having a business coach is one of the smartest things a business can do. So why do more not do it?

In my experience, only about one-in-five small businesses are working with a professional business coach. This is disturbing to me because having a coach can be one of the smartest business decisions a business owner can make. While there are numerous reasons for this dismal statistic, I’d like to address one specific one below, namely […]

Is your mind your greatest enemy?

Our conscious mind is driven, mainly by our ego, and as such continues to create drama in our lives. Our ego, in order to keep itself in charge, creates these little dramas which are designed to widen the (imagined) separation between ourselves and others. The ego loves the “Us” versus “Them” concept and revels in […]

What would you do if your job disappeared tomorrow?

working women

In the uncertain world we’re living in this is a real possibility for most people. I’m not trying to be a downer but an unexpected job loss can devastate many families. In my view you have two choices. You can spend your days becoming more and more stressed, worrying about your future, doing whatever you’re […]

How one simple act totally transformed my life and started me on my life’s mission

I was to uncover my life's passion and purpose by following my feelings

A lot of people have asked me, over the years, how they might find what it is they really want to do. While there are no simple answers, there are usually indicators as we progress through life. Perhaps my story below will serve as an example of discovering your passion. This year marks my 25th anniversary […]