A List Of Excuses For Snoozing Your Life

The alarm went off and she hit the snooze button. Then 9 minutes later, it went off again. BANG! One more time…SNOOZE! Then again, 9 minutes later, BEEP! And this cycle went on for about an hour. When she finally got out of bed, she was more tired than she went to bed. She’d spent…

7 Stories You Should Stop Telling Yourself

In many of my speeches or workshops, I ask the question, “Who is the person you speak to the the most every day?” This seems to catch people off guard because I can see their minds spinning as they do a mental scan, trying to figure out who they spend the most time with daily.…

5 Ways To Gain Trust As A Leader

I was leading one team and she was leading the other. We functioned a bit differently but come game time, we had to work together. She led her team but with the way that things were set up, she and her team had to follow my lead. It was a tough situation because I was…

The Most Important Word In The World

If you’re like me, when you see something that claims to be the “most important” or “the best” or “#1”, you take a deep breath and say, “ok, here we go!” I’m getting all hyperbolic on you with my title but when you finish, I think you’re going to agree with me.  Is that presumptuous?…

Regaining Your Focus

It’s amazing that we are in the last month of the year.  We say the SAME thing every year right around this time.  We talk about how the year has FLOWN by.  You’d think we would have gotten used to that by now.  Time never ever really goes as slow as you would like it….well,…