10 Top Tips to Stay Focused this week…

Ever seem a little scattered? Do your business goals seem elusive and just out of reach? Are you frustrated at the end of the day because you never completed what you needed to? Are you so scattered that you don’t even have time to read this post? If so, then here are the Top Ten […]

Personal Motivation Podcast by Chuck Morrison

Let me introduce you to an amazing guy, Chuck Morrison.  I think you’ll agree that his energy, enthusiasm and motivation for life are infectious.   I love to remind my clients that, “Your success in life is directly proportional to the amount of risk and uncertainty you can manage.” and Chuck certainly exemplifies that saying.  […]

Thoughts on the Quake in Japan

I am sure we all send our thoughts and prayers to the people in Japan who will be homeless and without loved ones tonight. I was browsing through my resources for a quote and these two jumped out. I am sure there will be stories of triumph among the tragedy. Let’s look for them! “The courage […]

Buddha Wisdom: Business Coaching on Your Reputation

One day a maid thought, “My mistress has a very good reputation: I wonder whether she is good by nature, or is good because of her surroundings. I will try her and find out.” The following morning the maid did not appear before her mistress until nearly noon. The mistress was vexed and scolded her […]

Life Coaching: George Bush’s Immortal Words

I have a great postcard of George Bush with a quote from him saying, “And one of the things we have got to make sure we do is anything.”How profound is that simple crazy logic. So many times we get stuck in our heads and forget to just do something to move towards our goal! […]

Zen Life Coaching Tip!

“Do not permit the events of your daily life to bind you, but never withdraw yourself from them.” -Zen Saying Getting to the bottom of the Grand Canyon is a perfect metaphor to illustrate this Zen Saying. When approaching the rim of the canyon, stay focused on your outcome, which is to get to the […]

The Truth of Optimism…

“The optimist proclaims we live in the best of all possible worlds and the pessimist fears this is true.” ~James Branch Cabell What do you believe about your life today? Is today the best of all days? When I was younger I never understood the movie with Bill Murray called, “Groundhog Day.” Now, I understand. […]

Thought of the Day!

“A man can get discouraged many times, but he is not a failure until he begins to blame somebody else and stops trying.” — John Burroughs, Writer Living a successful life means choosing which actions to take in your personal and/or business life everyday. When a person shifts their focus away from actions that are within their control and […]

Be careful what you believe to be true!

Be careful what you believe to be true because everything in life is dynamic and changes; sometime for the better and sometimes for the worse. Example: in 1938, Time Magazine’s Man of the Year…Adolph Hitler. You best day could turn into your worst and your worst day could turn out to be your best. Stay […]

Interesting Thought for the Day!

Most people do not recognize opportunity when it comes, because it’s usually dressed in overalls and looks like a lot of work! ~Thomas Edison

Brick by brick

Daily Double… A true life story… Once there was a gentleman from India who came to the Unites States in 1972. He received a green card and started to work very hard. In 1974, he went back to India to bring back his bride and start a new life together. H started a family and […]

Are you feeling Froggy?

Are you Feeling Froggy? Once there were two frogs freezing to death in Yellowstone National Park. Just as they thought they didn’t have the strength or courage to hop one more time, they came upon two different hot springs. One was so hot it was rolling and boiling over, while the other looked warm and […]

Participation versus Engagement

Over a year ago, I challenged one of my friends to run the Goofy Challenge at Disney. The Challenge consists of running a half marathon on Saturday and a full marathon on Sunday. As I stood in the cold rain and sleet last Saturday, waiting for the half to begin, I was confident in my […]

It’s That Time Again…

It’s That Time Again… Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Eve are three of the biggest holidays of the year. Within 6 weeks of each other, they represent the pinnacle of celebration for most Americans. These six weeks also represent the downward spiral of individual health that results in the fitness industries business boom come January. […]

Blind but now I see!!!

Blind But Now I See… When we lived in Tempe, AZ, one of our favorite ways to pass the evenings was to hang out at our neighborhood park. Many of the parents there would enjoy the down time and friendship of neighbors while the kids laughed and played with each other. One of my neighbors […]