Success: How successful do you feel?

At any given moment in your day-to-day life how successful do you feel?

Too many people, unfortunately, feel less than successful, mainly because they’ve been caught in the trap of letting Madison Avenue dictate their version of success; what they should have and what to strive for. They compare themselves to their friends and colleagues, saying things like, “I should have achieved such and such by now,” and […]

Creating your compelling future – with your five year vision

create your future with 5 year vision

As adults, we have been conditioned to limit our dreams and desires. We’ve learned, over time, to settle for whatever we get. Children, on the other hand, have no trouble dreaming and are remarkably successful at manifesting what they want. What do you want? Write down everything you can think of that you want to […]

This simple 15 minute activity transformed my life

It’s been more than twenty-five years since I first began what has now become a daily habit of reading personal development, biographies and business books daily. I only do it for ten to fifteen minutes a day but it has literally transformed my life. By now, I’ve read over 500 books and listened to countless […]

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 […]