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Why Do We Make Bad Decisions? (And How to Stop!)

16 Aug, 2017 Personal Development,Self Improvement

Hindsight is always 20/20. Have you ever looked back on a poor decision and thought, “what was I thinking?” We’ve all been there! Bad decisions don’t happen by chance. There is almost always a driving force influencing your decision, and it’s usually not a good one. Whether you call them reasons, excuses or habits, here […]

Science Says You Need to Laugh More… And So Do I!

9 Aug, 2017 Personal Development,Self Improvement

It’s hard to feel stressed when you’re laughing. But laughter can do a whole lot more for you than just stress relief — laughter can make you more productive. Researchers have compared laughter to that of a “potent drug” with “contagious powers” and a lengthy list of benefits for both mind and body. Check out […]

Are You Stuck in a Rut?

3 Aug, 2017 Panic and Anxiety,Personal Development,Self Improvement

It’s a phrase we’ve all heard: stuck in a rut. When I thought about being “stuck in a rut,” I became curious of where the phrase even came from. So I did a bit of research and here’s what I found: The phrase is thought to have originated in the early 1800s when the wheels […]

Why is Making a Change so Hard?

26 Jul, 2017 Panic and Anxiety,Productivity,Self Improvement

Maybe you’ve experienced this before (I know I have!): Knowing you want to make a change, yet struggling to take the necessary actions. Good things come to those who wait, right? But what if you want results now? Why is making a change so hard? I’m talking about long-term, meaningful changes, not switching from three […]

Are You Letting a Small Setback Stop You?

19 Jul, 2017 Productivity,Self Improvement

Here’s a question: when you hit a roadblock, do you get up, dust yourself off and try again, or stay down and give up? I have to be honest here: I’ve done both, and you know what? Staying down and giving up on myself never felt good. In the moment, it may seem like the […]

It’s Time to Find a Mentor

11 Jul, 2017 Personal Development,Self Improvement

The entire course of my life changed when Zig Ziglar became my mentor! Aside from the fact, Zig was a master in personal development, inspiration and motivation, having a mentor coach me through my personal and professional life, kept me on course to achieve my fullest potential, and then some. You may have never considered […]

Do You Love What You Do?

5 Jul, 2017 Careers,Hobbies and Interests,Personal Development

Loving what you do is called passion. And if you know anything about my blog or brand, you know passion is the bread and butter of my business. I was lucky enough to discover at a young age: What I’m passionate about What I love to do And, I’ve been pursuing that passion ever since! […]

Slowing Down to Speed Up

29 Jun, 2017 Leadership,Productivity,Project Management

Complexity is part of our every day. When things get overly complex, we often sacrifice quality for the sake of quantity; for the sake of getting more things done, regardless of how well we do them. Even as I write this post, I can think of about a dozen other things I also need to […]

Failure Is Your Ticket to Success

20 Jun, 2017 Personal Development,Self Improvement

What I’m about to say might surprise you: failure is a good thing. Of course, failing all the time isn’t great, but a healthy dose of failure is the best motivator you can have. Here’s why. Failure makes us appreciate success. If everything worked out perfectly every time, success wouldn’t be so sweet — we’d […]

Taking Control of the Physical Spoke on Your “Wheel of Life”

14 Jun, 2017 Exercise,Health and Fitness,Personal Development

Recently, we’ve been talking about the Zig Ziglar “Wheel of Life,” made up of seven “spokes” representing different aspects of your life. Here’s a reminder of those spokes: Mental Spiritual Physical Family Financial Personal Career This week, I want to talk about the physical spoke of the “Wheel of Life.” In mainstream media, there’s a […]

3 Reasons Why Fear Is Good for You

7 Jun, 2017 Personal Development,Self Improvement

Generally speaking, fear gets a bad rap. Just the word instills a negative connotation! What do you think of when you think of fear? More than likely, fear makes you feel helpless, weak, paralyzed and generally held back. What if I told you fear was actually good; that there is such a thing as healthy […]

5 Ways to Nourish Your Mind

30 May, 2017 Books and Literature,Personal Development

What input is your brain receiving? Are the external stimuli, information and knowledge you filter through your mind, helping or harming you? Let’s tune into the Mental spoke of the “Wheel of Life,” created by none other than Zig Ziglar, himself. Why is mental awareness so important? The way you think impacts the opinions you […]

Creating Spiritual Success on Your “Wheel of Life”

23 May, 2017 Personal Development

The “Wheel of Life,” as created by Zig Ziglar, is comprised of seven spokes: Mental Spiritual Physical Personal Financial Career Family When we consider the idea that true success is when we achieve balance, then a successful “Wheel of Life” is when all seven spokes are even and working harmoniously. Today, I’d like to touch […]

You Have to Take the Stairs

15 May, 2017 Personal Development

A couple of months ago I had the supreme privilege of participating in a Ziglar original documentary called, “Zig: You Were Born to Win.” The documentary details success stories from a handful of mentees, touched by Zig’s legacy who have gone on to inspire and change the world in their own unique ways. I couldn’t […]

5 Ways to Build Your UNIQUE Platform

11 May, 2017 Personal Development

If you don’t have a platform, there’s no way for people to know about you. If people don’t know about you, you can’t change their lives or leave a legacy. Check out my recent post on Platforms, Prosperity & Peace. Your platform doesn’t have to be a stage or a website. It could be your […]

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