How To Become Better At Anything

It was about 5am. My mom came into the room and woke me up. “It’s time to practice,” she said. Ugh! I threw my legs over the side of the bed and sat there for a moment gathering myself. Then I stretched, yawned and shuffled over to the closet. “Oh yeah, forgot to pray,” I…

Your Communication Needs An Oil Change

The best way to make sales in your business is to talk about it. The proven way to get a promotion in your job is to work hard but also talk about your plans, what you envision and what you do. If you want to improve your relationship with your wife, then you need to…

You Can’t Win ’Em All

“You can’t win ’em all.” This was an old war film from the 70’s starring Tony Curtis and Charles Bronson. I haven’t seen it personally but Wikipedia tells me it was about two soldiers assigned to transport an Ottoman governor’s daughters from Turkey to Cairo. But, the governor wasn’t exactly open with the soldiers about…

Stop TRYING for Pete’s Sake

It took me a long time to really understand the philosophy of Yoda when he said, “do or do not, there is no try.”  Mentally, I kept saying, “what do you mean?  If a guy is trying to climb the mountain, then he is trying to do that, right?  I mean, you can’t say that…