6 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Success

6 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Success

Albert Schweitzer said, “Success is not the key to happiness.  Happiness is the key to success.  If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” Gone are the times where success is defined by wealth, power and notoriety.  In today’s modern economy...
Are You Not Motivated . . . or Not Inspired?

Are You Not Motivated . . . or Not Inspired?

Several years ago I was sitting in a seminar on motivation and the speaker asked how many of us, at any point in time, felt like we lacked motivation.  There were about 50 people in the room and each of our hands shot up at the same time.  As he continued to talk and...
Are You Listening??

Are You Listening??

We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.  ~  Epictetus Humans are social creatures and as such, we often seek the companionship of close relationships and intimacy – that experience of being in the presence of another and feeling...
Operation Outside a XMAS box!

Operation Outside a XMAS box!

Giving is rewarding.  Giving gifts is rewarding too.  No doubt about either of those statements.  For some however, gifting may be very uncomfortable.  What happens when we feel times of low creativity or when we just cannot figure out something to offer when giving...
Answer Gracefully . . . Live Calmly

Answer Gracefully . . . Live Calmly

I AM are two of the most powerful words available to us.  It doesn’t matter what environment, what job, what person or what conflict … I AM defines the situation because what we put behind them shapes our reality. It’s true.  And, it’s advantageous to keep in mind –...