How To Slow Down To Get More Done (Podcast Episode 21)

Christine Carter

Being really busy means you are important and that you are getting a lot of things done – right? Not really. Not necessarily. Being busy just means you are busy. So what if you could actually accomplish more by doing less? Christine Carter says that is not only possible, it is necessary.

How Word-of-Mouth Marketing Really Works (Podcast Episode 20)

word of mouth

Word-of- mouth. It’s long been touted as the best form of advertising. When you can get people to talk to their friends about your product or service, amazing things can happen. But how does it all work? Why do some products attract that viral type of attention while others don’t? Is it intentional

Effort or Talent – What’s More Important?

effort or talent

Call it grit or determination or something else. – it is what fuels our desire to go after and complete a goal. Sadly, it seems in the last few generations, we haven’t preached the virtues of grit. There seem to be a few reasons why. First of all there has been this idea that if […]

How Attitude Makes Or Breaks Success

attitude

To do anything well, you have to be skilled. But skill isn’t everything. Your attitude – how you deal with people and how you fit in, is incredibly important. When people fail at their job (and a lot of people do) about 90% fail because of their attitude – they just didn’t fit the culture […]

Making Better Use of Your Time (Podcast Episode 17)

time mangement

I remember a fascinating conversation with physicist Brian Greene on the subject of time. He said that scientifically, there really is no explanation of now. We know what the past is and we know what the future is but now is not quantifiable. Yet, in many ways nothing is more important than now. To me […]

Finding Success In What You Do Now (Podcast Epsode 16)

randy kay

Is success always off in the distance? For many people success is that pot at the end of the rainbow we can never seems to find. Perhaps it has something to do with how we each define success. Often is that one big thing….”when I make a million dollars..” or “When I start my own […]

How Appreciation Creates Motivation

appreciation

Appreciation is the glue that holds relationships and friendships together.  The need to feel appreciated is so strong that the lack of appreciation is often cited as the reason friendships and romances fall apart. When you stop and think of your own relationships – it sounds about right. But what about in the workplace – […]

The Myth of Hard Work

treadmill hard work

Hard work and long hours have never been strangers to me. But out of the corner of my eye, I’ve always noticed those people who never seem to break that “career sweat.” Their success seems to come much more effortlessly. Sure, they stay late when they have too – but they don’t usually. I have […]

How To Be More Resilient in the Face of Adversity (Podcast Episode 14)

resilience

It’s hard to imagine being successful at anything without having to fight some battles and face some adversity along the way. The toll those battles take on you can be devastating – if you allow it. So building up your resilience to adversity seems like a pretty important ingredient to success.