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.

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 […]

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.

7 Strategies to Negotiate Anything Better

negotiation

I am far from being an fierce negotiator. When I do it, I have to put on my negotiation hat and get very intentional about it. I am too trusting of other people. Plus, I tend to worry too much about the other guy – is he getting a decent deal? That may be nice […]

Using Your Dark Side to Succeed and Achieve (Podcast Episode 12)

dark side success

Admit it. You are hiding a BIG part of you. It’s that part you don’t want anyone else to see. The part of you that gets angry, frustrated, sad, selfish – even mean sometimes. That’s your “dark side.” We hide that side of ourselves because we believe it turns people off and gets in the […]