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September 19, 2016

3 Brilliant Tips You Can Use To Build Business Relationships

  Popularity matters. It might have been a negative term in the past, drawing up images of the mean girl in high school. But that’s not what it means today. Let’s not kid ourselves. No one desires to be unpopular. Social equity is the new currency. And no matter who you are […]
September 18, 2016

The One Currency That All Extraordinary Leaders Have In Common

  How much margin time do you have built into your life? I often write about currency. When I was asked to give a TED talk I did it on “Words are Currency.” It was a unique perspective for most and I received hundreds of comments, emails and letters about it. I […]
September 17, 2016

Disruption: More than a buzzword

Everywhere you look it seems as if someone is talking about the word “disruption.” Disruptive innovation is written about in articles and blogs on Forbes, Smart Money, and the Harvard Business Review, among others. An entire industry has flourished around this one word and now there are disruption consultants, disruption awards, disruption […]
August 24, 2016

The Secret to Success: Do Hard Things (and stay in your lane)

  What is your game changer? What’s that one skill or philosophy or gifting that you do better than anyone else? Perhaps it’s strategy. If you’ve got strategic vision, you can coach, consult, and see things others can’t see. Or perhaps you’ve spent a lifetime training in one particular field of work […]
August 22, 2016

Be Fierce: 3 Tips From an 80 year old Rockstar That Will Change Your Life Today

  Are you fiercely attacking life? Are you actively engaged in being mindful about living your dream? I’m surrounded with (and write books for) world changers, so chances are if you’re getting this message the answer is yes. Stay with me here. This is just a little reminder. A wake up call. […]
August 20, 2016

Saying Goodbye

I can’t bear the pain of a goodbye. As you send your children off to school in this new season, perhaps you’re one of the ones who is ready, and happy, and content in the fact that the chaotic schedule of summer is over and you’re back in your routine. Or perhaps […]
August 18, 2016

What are you running from?

Guest post Nate: homeless What are you running from?download Hier ben ik 2017 movie I live in a shelter. But I’m beyond joyful, I just bought a new car, and I’m getting back on my feet. Last week I ran the Chupacabra 5k race with Tammy and her family. Finishing the race […]
August 15, 2016

Why Did You Become Who You Are?

I had a Book Client with the Central Intelligence Agency ask me the question, “Why did you become a writer?” I have answered that question a million times in television and radio interviews but also with various clients. At the end of the day, I said, “I never chose writing, writing chose me. […]
August 7, 2016

Rewrite Your Story: How your own loss, healing, and life story can create a global brand

Every once in awhile I hang up from a client coaching call and cry. I hold it together on the call but then I put them on mute, or just cry later. One time when I couldn’t hold back tears the client really appreciated that her story had touched my life. One […]
July 31, 2016

First Impressions Matter: Why Your Book Cover is Everything

The book cover is 90% of a book sale. If you lose someone at the visual aspect of your book they won’t buy it. The cover has to be spot on. It has to be simple, effective, and engaging. What does your book cover say about you? More importantly, what does your […]