How to Make the R.I.G.H.T. Decisions

Where ever you are in life, you’re there because of the series of decisions you’ve made in the past. If you’re not happy with where you are, then chances are you’ve made some poor decisions in the past.   Example: Most people who’re overweight are carrying those extra pounds because they made a series of decisions …

The “B Word” That Successful People Practice

Imagine a dedicated bodybuilder for a moment…  Every day he’s in the gym lifting heavy weights, growing his muscles, sculpting his physique. And every day in the kitchen he’s eating the right foods to support his muscle growth.  Except there’s a problem…  This bodybuilder doesn’t understand the concept of balance. And so he’s been working …

5 Keys to Becoming an Optimist

Do you want to know one of the secrets of success?  It’s this: Become an optimist.  It doesn’t matter if you’re talking about one tiny business project or you’re talking about a plan for your personal life, optimism is essential to your success. When you focus on being optimistic, you just feel better. And when …

My Secret Weapon for Saving Time

“Argh.”   That’s the sound that escaped from my lips a few times as I struggled to make sense of my new software purchase. What a great tool – but worthless if I didn’t get over this stumbling block!  I felt so frustrated as I scrolled through the instruction manual for the Amember membership software. All …

How to Make All the Right Moves by Upgrading Your Decisions

There’s no question about it: if you’re starting a business, then you’re going to need to make a lot of decisions on a near-daily basis.  You’ll need to decide things such as:  Which business model to pursue.  Where to focus your marketing efforts.  Which domain name to use.  What design to create for your website.  …

The Progress Principle: 5 Steps to Tackling Big Goals

If you’re starting a business or tackling another big project, maybe you can relate to this…  I was sitting with my friend Jeremy at a restaurant, talking about business and life. He’d been wanting to start a business for some time. He talked about it a lot. He clearly was serious about it. And yet …

The Surefire Way to Start and Finish Projects

Has this ever happened to you?  You start a project. You’re so enthusiastic about it in the beginning that you can’t ever imagine abandoning the project. But then you start letting the project slide. It falls to a low priority. And the next thing you know, you’ve abandoned it altogether. It may even reside in …

How to F.O.R.M. Successful Habits 

Think about some of the most successful people you know. Now ask yourself:   Why are they so successful? Naturally, a variety of factors play into their success, such as having a positive mindset. However, if you look at these successful people carefully, you’ll quickly discover that virtually all of them have one thing in common.  …