“Greatness is a lot of small things done well.” – Ray Lewis
In a world that demands so much of us, and one that we equally demand so much of, one might consider it fair to think that success should arrive as quickly as our Continue reading “The 1% Difference”
Any schmuck can be a boss, plain and simple. It is easy telling people what to do and then get angry when things don’t go your way. However, earning trust, getting people to feel safe, supported, inspired and motivated for action, those are all the responsibilities of Continue reading “Being a Leader vs Being a Boss”
“Later. Later. Tomorrow. Next time.” Words I kept hearing throughout my childhood that eventually became integrated as a way of life. My Father would use these words as if they actually meant something. Often, Continue reading “There May Not Be A Next Time”
This week began a new season of the hit abc show, “the Bachelorette”. If you tuned in, you watched as the Bachelorette, Rachel Lindsay, a 31 year old Lawyer from Dallas, Texas and former contestant on “the Bachelor” was introduced to all of the male contestants vying for her “heart”. Continue reading “the Bachelorette”
Today I rode 65 of the toughest miles I have ever ridden. It’s not that the route was difficult, it was that my legs were burning, my mind felt unprepared and the weather was Continue reading “Perseverance”
Or get stuck existing in a life someone else wants for you.
Either way, this is a choice you make. If you have ever said, “I have lived a tough life, people have been mean to me, I grew up poor, I was bullied, I don’t have enough, my parents or family did not support me, when things get just right then I will take the plunge…” and so on, then it is time to stop believing these excuses and start believing in yourself.
I have some news to share with you that you are not going to like; Continue reading “Live Your Best Life!”
…is never easy, although it is definitely not impossible. Change is necessary if you want to move forward from who you are to who you want to be, from where you are in your life to where you want to be. Change always Continue reading “Changing Your Life…”
A decade ago today I dropped everything and jumped head first into the unknown. Unhappy with the way things were going in my life, I knew a change needed to happen. I could not imagine spending the rest of my life in mediocrity, disliking my job, failing at love and going to sleep each night feeling unfulfilled. As a dreamer of greatness, I decided to make a 180 degree turn that would change my life.
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La Cravate: Originally made popular by 17th Century Croatian Military stationed in France. As legend has it, the name was derived from the French who poorly pronounced the word “Croat”, short for “Croatian”. Louis the XIV had adopted the style, which in turn made the necktie a symbol of status. By the late 18th Century, the style Continue reading “More Than the Knot”
January 15th came and went, and so did 92% of the people’s resolutions made just two weeks prior. Also, in case you missed it, January 17th was officially, “Ditch New Year’s Resolutions Day”.
Statistics show that only 8% of all people who set a New Year’s resolution actually stick with it. I have seen this first hand at the gym. The parking lot was packed the first week of the year and you could Continue reading “A New Year’s Resolution”