Category Archives: success

The Foodie & the Athlete

According to Wikipedia, “A foodie is a person who has an ardent or refined interest in food, and who eats food not only out of hunger but also as a hobby.” The first time I met Steve Mansir, I was … Continue reading

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Until You Have all the Facts…

Have you ever jumped to a hasty conclusion only to regret your initial assumptions? I once heard a story about a father riding on a subway with his two young sons. The boys were swinging from the rafters, so to … Continue reading

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Would You Pay $36,500 for a Diet Coke?

I know that question sounds crazy; however, I did and actually much, much more.  My story starts with the freedom of getting my driver’s license as a sixteen-year-old.  I was already hooked on diet soft drinks, so whenever I stopped … Continue reading

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How Are You Showing Up?

The first time I ever heard that question was from my long-time mentor Andy Andrews. He was speaking live at a large business convention and shared the story about how his mentor, Jones, asked him that very question. Andy was … Continue reading

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Eating on Cruise Control

I am your constant companion. I am your most excellent helper or heaviest burden. I will push you onward or drag you down to failure. I am entirely at your command. You might as well turn over half of the … Continue reading

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Hard Compared to What?

This past Monday morning, I was training one of my clients who admittedly needs to lose a good bit of weight.  He is super-sharp in running his own company; however, one of his biggest struggles is not to allow his business … Continue reading

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28 Days Too Late…

On the morning of September 25, 2020, it hit me out of the blue, and like a ton of bricks, that I hadn’t seen any recent posts from my friend and former client, Damon Taylor.  And while the optimist in … Continue reading

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How Are You Shaping Your Path?

How are you shaping your path?  You may have no idea what I’m referring to if you’ve not read the book, Switch by Chip and Dan Heath.  You see, you have two brains which the authors represent with the analogy of … Continue reading

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Robyn…My Complex Client

After a lengthy conversation with her parents, I now sat face to face with 18-year-old Robyn in what seemed like a stare off deathmatch.  It had only been a few minutes since Robyn took her seat in my office and … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Lessons I’ve Learned From Darren Hardy – Part 2

This post is part two of a follow-up to the background story for how I met Darren Hardy. The following is the second half of the top lessons I’ve learned over the past eight years from the man who has … Continue reading

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