THE OLDEST, SIMPLEST SUCCESS LESSON »

It’s a one-word answer, and you already know it.  Super success has little to do with having a terrific product.  It has little to do with whether you are wearing a smart suit or have that Pepsodent smile (remember that one?)  It’s not about being smart or slick or even charming.   It’s attitude.  If […]

Success is Easy »

I learned a long time ago that the “secret” to success is to keep your mind, heart and efforts focused solely on what you want and then to just keep at it.  No room for doubts or second guessing.   Step One:  Decide what you really want.  Step two: Map out the major steps how […]

TOUGH ENOUGH »

Sometimes it’s not good enough just to be good enough, or even to have a good plan.  I’ve known people — including myself — who have been hammered on and hammered down at times by everything from financial setbacks to relationship upsets, to debilitating physical health problems to their own creepingly painful and dark mental […]

LIFE IS TOUGH »

Just a quick reminder, in case you forgot:  Life is tough, sometimes challenging, occasionally downright brutal. That’s how we grow, how we become stronger, both physically and spiritually — by running those ten miles, by pumping iron, by sticking with a tough project, by working through a difficult relationship … by just surviving sometimes.  Enjoy […]

FOR THE CHRISTIAN BUSINESSPERSON »

The Jesus “Elevator Talk”   I love this idea.  As a businessman, I have a 30-second “elevator talk.”  That’s a brief summary of who I am, what I do, and why prospective clients should work with me.  So, why not a Jesus Elevator Talk?  (No, it’s not original with me.)   That way, when someone […]

DO WHAT YOU LOVE! »

Don’t love what you do.  Do what you love!  When I first started my business nearly 25 years ago, I would leap out of bed every morning at 5:30 eager to get down to work.  I loved it.  Well, I admit that over the years, there were some long stretches when I found myself bored, […]