Today, like every day, take a few moments and celebrate the amazing things in your life. I wrote a post the other day about journaling, and one topic you should write about each day are the things you are grateful for. Let’s all take a moment and practice gratitude. To make it easier for you, I put these top five things to be grateful for today: [Read more…]
Develop a Winning Mindset for Success
Everything starts with the six inches between your ears. How do you view the world? How do you prepare yourself? Are you honest in your intentions? Are you vulnerable. do you have a giver mentality? What thoughts do you most often have? How will you create your own destiny? Read the posts below to amp up your mental game!
By now, everyone should be in the Olympic spirit, watching the athletes in Sochi demonstrate their super-human skills. But as you watch, you can’t help but wonder what it takes to be the best in the world at something. The dedication, the focus, the unrelenting hours of practice. It all adds up.
But the one thing that really hit me was when I am watching someone speed through the ice track or rocket down a ski hill for ten seconds, they actually started that journey FOUR or even EIGHT years before! [Read more…]
Have you ever had the feeling that you were on a roll, and then all of a sudden, your streak ended and you couldn’t get back on top? In sales, in poker, or life in general? It has happened to all of us, and the trick is understanding what to do about it when it does happen.
The Power of Perspective
Guess what? You’re human! And because you are human, you are susceptible to your own emotions. Why do you sometimes feel as though you are unstoppable, and sometimes you feel that nothing goes right?
Recently I gave a presentation on the power of mindset in business and I thought I would share with you some of the ideas and a few short clips.
Take some time today and reflect on what it will take for you to start thinking differently about yourself, your relationships, and your business.
Many years ago, I learned (from my Mom actually) that no matter what happens in business – no matter how successful I become, people will remember me for how I manage my emotions. If I lost my cool, was rude, or had a breakdown, it wouldn’t matter if I had an amazing year in sales or not. People would remember me for how I made them feel. That was a lesson I learned years ago and always try and remember to this day. Thanks Mom!
As the song goes, “Obladi, Ohblada, life goes ooooonnn!!!” Life is moving at a frantic pace and we are all currently in the moment right now. And also now. Oh, and now. See that? At least three moments have passed you by! Most people are constantly concerned about being somewhere else, they forget about being present and being in the moment. The question is what are you going to do about YOUR moments? Are you happy with your current situation? Are there some things you would like to change? Are there relationships that need attention? Understand that it takes conscious thought about who you are being in each of life’s moments to begin the process of changing your situation.
I have been doing a lot of thinking about my personal and professional brand lately. The struggle is trying to find what really makes me excited.
It seems that we get the most energy and productivity when we give value first. That is, what we can do for others before we even think about what’s in it for us. Think about it. Isn’t it great to feel as though you have helped someone accomplish their goals?