ADOPT A NEW STYLE OF THINKING

ADOPT A NEW STYLE OF THINKING

What control do you have over the influences on your thinking?  Where might you go to find interesting people, intriguing thoughts and boundless creativity?

Believe it or not, the way we think determines everything we receive in life.  If you discover a flow of good things happening to you, it is highly possible that those good things are stemming from your good thoughts.  But if you are constantly experiencing misfortunes, maybe it is because you need to adopt a new style of thinking.

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4 DETERMINING FACTORS TO A HAPPY WORK LIFE

4 DETERMINING FACTORS TO A HAPPY WORK LIFE

Receiving a paycheck doesn’t necessarily equate to happiness.  Even if it is a hefty paycheck.  There are some people making millions of dollars a day and still are unhappy.

The money makes it a little more tolerable to live an unhappy life.  But why live “day in” and “day out” in unhappiness?

When you are choosing a job, what determines if you will choose one job over another.  All the research suggest that there are 4 key determining factors to a happy work life.

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REFLECTIONS FROM HARVEY

REFLECTIONS FROM HARVEY

Disasters such as the terrorist attacks of 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, and Hurricane Harvey prove the remarkable resolve that we as humans have within us.

So when it comes to the remarkable resolve of humans, I want to share a few reflections from Harvey.  I think we would all agree that we are all better together.  The same resolve exhibited in our responses to these disasters, I think we should exemplify these attributes with our families, businesses, and any other aspect of our lives.

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BE THE RARE EXCEPTION

BE THE RARE EXCEPTION

What separates a winner from a loser?  What is the difference between someone rich and the person that is lacking?  Why are some people slim and trim, while others are stuck carrying extra weight they wish would just disappear?

Well that’s thing, nothing just happens by chance.

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DIVERSIFY YOUR LIFE

DIVERSIFY YOUR LIFE

Diversifying is making different investments.  Although diversification is commonly used in the financial sector, it has also been a bit of a hot topic in the workplace for the past 1-2 years.  One of the reasons why it is a hot topic is because of the overwhelming research that supports how organizations benefit from diverse teams, diverse thoughts, diverse creativity, and diverse growth.  Many of these same research studies also prove how diverse teams outperform their less diverse counterparts.

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CREATE WIN-WIN SITUATIONS!

CREATE WIN-WIN SITUATIONS!

Who doesn’t like winning?

This isn’t a blog to explain how everyone is a winner.  Or that everyone will or should win.  Matter of fact, eventually everyone loses.

In this blog, let’s talk about how to create win-win situations.  I don’t think you need any convincing or motivation regarding why YOU should be winning.  But how many people are actually creating wins for other people.  There is nothing wrong with you wanting to win, but also seek to help others win.  It’s called a win-win situation.

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STRETCH

STRETCH

Life is filled with opportunities to grow.  However, what are you doing to take advantage of these opportunities?

One of the most important components to success is growth.  And no growth can occur without a person stretching.

So let’s look at a two key ways to stretch in order to grow and develop yourself.

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TRUST THE PROCESS

TRUST THE PROCESS

What does your track record look like when it comes to getting things done?  

There is nothing fun about failing.  I know the feeling very well.  Matter of fact, I have failed many times.  I have had an abundance of success and I enjoy being successful.  However, my failures have been my greatest source of learning and development.  I had to come to the realization that many of my failures happened because I didn’t trust the process.

What aspirations do you have?  All of us are trying to go places.  But how are you planning on getting there?  Do you trust the process?

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FREEDOM OF THE MIND

FREEDOM OF THE MIND

Are you experiencing true freedoms personally and professionally?

I feel extremely grateful for the liberties I am able to enjoy in America because of the sacrifices made by many courageous men and women.  However, to enjoy the greatest freedom requires acts of courage from you.  No one else can give you this freedom.  The freedom I am speaking of is - freedom of the mind.

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STRENGTH OF INFLUENCE

STRENGTH OF INFLUENCE

Have you ever wonder why some leaders are more successful than others?

There are many ways to achieve success.  You will notice influence is an intricate part to being successful when you look at other accomplished leaders and reflect on those times when you were a high achiever.  Influence is a great start to your path to abundance.

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BUILDING CREDIBILITY

BUILDING CREDIBILITY

We are all familiar with how unpredictable life can be.  However, we are more comfortable with predictability.

Why are we are more comfortable with predictability?

The answer is simple.  Uncertainty can be scary.  Whether it is a family, business, church, or any social organization we are part of, we seek for certainty.  I’m not discrediting change.  When I buy into something I am first looking for certainty in the people followed by certainty with the organization as a whole.  It is a matter of credibility.

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CONNECTIONS BEYOND YOUR CAPABILITIES

CONNECTIONS BEYOND YOUR CAPABILITIES

Everyone knows someone, but the question is do you know the right people?

What are you looking for out of life?  You get what you want out of life by having the right people in your life.  And you cannot get to the right people unless you connect with enough people.

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BECOMING AND THRIVING AS AN EXECUTIVE

BECOMING AND THRIVING AS AN EXECUTIVE

The title of executive is an attractive title for many due to the obvious benefits of being a top earner and being highly respected inside and outside your organization, especially the title of Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  However, do you know the responsibility of an executive?

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HOW UNDERSTANDING PEOPLE BRINGS ABOUT FAVORABLE OUTCOMES

HOW UNDERSTANDING PEOPLE BRINGS ABOUT FAVORABLE OUTCOMES

If you had the tools and people to be successful, why would you not use them to fuel your success?

When it comes down to it, we all want to enjoy a life of success.  Right?  I have never talked to anyone who said that they didn’t care about being successful.  Of course, everyone has different definitions of success.  But everyone is searching for success.  Believe it or not, success starts with understanding people.

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3 MOMENTOUS DECISIONS EVERY LEADER SHOULD MAKE

3 MOMENTOUS DECISIONS EVERY LEADER SHOULD MAKE

What are the most important decisions you have to make as a leader?

There are many decisions you have to make as a leader, but there are three momentous decisions every leader should make.

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HOW GETTING GOOD SLEEP GIVES YOU GOOD RESULTS

HOW GETTING GOOD SLEEP GIVES YOU GOOD RESULTS

Are you suffering from sleep deprivation?  If you are you running low on sleep, it may be time for you to catch up on your sleep.

You can only go so far on a half of tank of gas.  When we are sleep deprived, our productivity and performance has limitations.

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EQUIPPING YOURSELF FOR SUCCESS

EQUIPPING YOURSELF FOR SUCCESS

It is easy to turn a blind eye and plea ignorance, but to be the best leader you can be requires accountability and readiness.  Sometimes I think that leaders are seeking for a “magic pill.”  There are many ways you can equip yourself for success.  But one of the greatest ways is to work on your thought process.

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TURN YOUR BETTER TO BEST

TURN YOUR BETTER TO BEST

How do you really know how well you have accomplished a goal if you do not that time to reflect on your goal from end-to-end? It isn’t good enough just to finish a task.  You must take time to assess your what, why, how, and results of your goal and next steps.

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