What If You Had Confidence?

Confidence is rare. In parents, kids, educators, coaches, religious and secular leaders, etc., confidence is rare today. The cowardly lion lays back in the crowd, looking down and kicking the cans. Whispering. Hesitating. Existing but nothing more. You can have greatness in your soul, but until you can lean back and roar with confidence, it’s […]

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What To Do When You’re Stuck Between 3 Dreams

In his book The Dip, Seth Godin says you should decide what you can be best in the world at. Then, strategically quit everything else to master that one dream. It’s brilliant. The idea is trending. People are making quantum leaps by narrowing their focus. But in a practical sense, how do you choose just […]

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Does Your Effort Match Your Dream?

Some people have boring dreams. Others have exciting dreams, but they don’t put in the effort. They make bold speeches, and everyone claps. They seem like they are on their way. But when you look at their schedule and you see countless hours of creative avoidance behavior, you realize its not going to happen. To fulfill a […]

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Make A Switch For Your Mind

On my motorcycle I stared at the pavement and thought about work assignments, oblivious to the beautiful sights around me. There were mountains and blue skies with bold white clouds. There were horses and cows eating the green spring grass. But I couldn’t see it. Until I shook myself, I was blind. What could have […]

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Expand The White Space

Today I’m writing content for talks I’m giving in North Carolina and Virginia. Besides this, I have a few hundred projects and tasks in my Nozbe planning system. Sometimes I’m tempted to move from task to task as quickly as possible and never take a minute to stop and think. But this is a dangerous way […]

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3 Reactions To Success That Will Keep It Coming

You work hard for a long time, nothing happens, nothing happens, until suddenly you’re promoted! You look around and realize, “Woa! Great things are happening in my life right now!” And in the next few years, if you act smart, you can have more success and more impact than in all previous years combined. But, […]

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3 Steps To Get Motivated When You’re Not Inspired

Some days you’re revved straight from the start. Fresh ideas rush your mind. It’s like a bipolar upswing. You’re riding fast, and nothing can stop you. Then sometimes, you feel like a windless sailboat in the vast ocean, with a long way to travel and not a trickle of energy to get there. It’s easy to […]

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