What’s Your Standard of Excellence?

I heard this question for the first time from the late great Earl Nightingale. He was one of the pioneering founders of the personal development industry with his iconic classic, "The Strangest Secret." The question and the context in which Earl phrased it stopped me dead in my tracks. He asked if you work as... Continue Reading →

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 to buy gas for my car, I would treat myself to an extra-large Diet Coke... Continue Reading →

The Game Few Are Playing

A football game in the NFL technically consists of four fifteen-minute quarters, yet the average game runs over three hours due to the start and stop nature of the action.  Add in commercial breaks and the sometimes meandering nature of an NFL broadcast, and it's easy to see how a sixty-minute game becomes one hundred... Continue Reading →

Life Lessons From Mom

In honor of my Mom and to all moms worldwide, the following is a tribute. ┬áMy Mom taught me so much as a child; many of these lessons have stayed with me. A few, in particular, have grown to become absolute fundamentals that my life is now based on. A common thread running through these... Continue Reading →

Which “Wolf” are You Feeding?

Have you ever said or done anything and then immediately felt a huge sense of remorse? Ever wish you could take back a spoken word or action?  That would be from the "bad wolf" living inside you.  Of course you all have a "good wolf" as well.  And hopefully he is responsible for the majority... Continue Reading →

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