One simple trait that separates high achievers from everyone else

One habit virtually all successful people have in common

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I received a call from a client a while back asking if I could recommend a book or two he might use to help with a major life change he was considering making. I thanked him for asking and suggested the book, The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks since it speaks about the very issues he was […]

It’s only “rush hour” if you’re in a hurry

It's only rush hour if you're in a hurry>

In my most recent book, happy@work – 60 Simple Ways to Stay Engaged and Be Successful, one of the 60 brief chapters is about why it’s a good idea to arrive at work early. Interestingly, it became one of my most frequently asked interview questions. People wanted to know why anyone would want to arrive at their workplace […]

The top three things you can do today to better manage your time

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First, and most importantly, stop telling yourself you never have enough time. This habit, shared by all-too-many people is one of the most self-defeating things you can do. Remember, the universe will deliver to you whatever you affirm to be true. Start telling yourself you always have plenty of time and watch closely, as time seems […]

4 Ways to grow your businesses in difficult times

How to thrive in any economy

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This is a live recording of a talk I gave for a group of local business owners in Perkasie, PA. If you’re facing challenges in your business please take a few minutes and listen in. I think you’ll be glad you did. In this 12 minute recording, you will learn ways to: Create a compelling vision […]

What do you say to yourself when you spend money?

How does spending money feel to you?

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When you go shopping and make a purchase, what are you mentally saying to yourself? How does that feel? Does it feel good to spend your money or are you like those people who feel guilty after buying something? Do you complain about “the price of things” even though you have plenty to meet your needs? Be […]