Fear Pushes, Vision Pulls

This saying really resonated with me the first time I heard it. At that time, I was selling over the phone, and I knew all about being driven by fear. I was afraid that if I didn’t make quota I would be fired. I was afraid that if I didn’t close any...

30 Steps To A Life Of Excellence

I have always been a passionate, committed person who seeks excellence in all I do. From the time I was a young girl, I set targets, passionately pushed myself through all obstacles, decided my three future professions at age 6, achieved my goals and made a name for...

What Are You Pretending Not To Know?

Do you pretend that your primary relationship is in good shape, but underneath it all, you know something isn’t quite right? If you are less than happy in your marriage, do you skirt around the critical topics of conversation to maintain the status quo? Are you...

What Will Your Legacy Be?

When it’s Academy Award time, we see people in the news making history, achieving their dreams, and living their legacy. But what about you? Life is short. When your soul begins its journey to the other side, what legacy will you leave behind? If you’ve...

What Growing Up Means

Twenty-seven years ago today, I became a father for the second time. The event of my beloved son’s birth served as another major wake-up call for me: as I held that baby for the first time, I kidded around, but I was struck with a deep realization that I was a...

Benefits Of Blogging For Kids

When you hear someone talking about ‘blogs’, do you automatically assume that they must be talking about something written by adults, for adults? If so, you may think that the idea of kids blogging is strange and unnecessary, but you’d be wrong....

Always Be In The Zone

As you read the stories of successful people, you’ll find out that there is one in common; successful people do not procrastinate. They do things as quickly as they can. They chose to fail quickly so they can pick up the lesson from their failure and move on to...