Category Archives: trials & tribulations

You Don’t Have to Be Perfect to Win – Tiger Woods’s Dominance at the 1997 Masters

Winning and losing is a part of life and apart from attitude.Jeffrey Gitomer On Thursday, April 10, 1997, Tiger Woods teed off at 12:44 PM in his first professional appearance at the Masters. He had turned pro the previous fall, … 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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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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Simple Wisdom for Life

Recently when going into the notes app on my iPhone, I made an unexpected discovery.  Please understand that I’m not in the habit of using this feature and will typically shoot myself an email or text when I need any sort … Continue reading

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Now I Know What it Means for ‘The Room to Spin’

My blog posts are always geared towards adding value to my readers however the following is a little unique given the topic. In early November of 2017 I felt like my right ear was stopped up.  It was a combination … Continue reading

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A Momentary Lapse of Reason – Part 3

Remember the classic line from Bugs Bunny “I knew I shoulda taken that left turn at Albuquerque!”?  Well the following little adventure resulted from another missed left turn that took me on the scenic route of all scenic routes.  I was so … Continue reading

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A Momentary Lapse of Reason – Part 1

Ever make a snap decision in the spur of the moment, without thinking, that results in severe negative consequences and massive regret?  Let me qualify that these consequences automatically require a complete change in course to deal with the mess … Continue reading

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