The Company You Keep

Have you ever considered the importance of the company you keep and how the people in your life influence you? Your thoughts, decisions, and actions are affected by the opinions and input from the people closest to you. The way you feel, what you value and believe, your life in general—are all impacted by these people. My recommendation, do [...]
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Building Your Tribe of Fans and Followers

Let’s face it, if you could develop a way to earn money while you were sleeping, spending time with your family, or traveling around the world, wouldn’t you jump on that bandwagon? There are numerous ways to make money with minimal effort and by far one of the best is to start building your tribe of fans and followers. By utilizing your [...]
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File, Image, and Glue

[Part four in a four-part series on developing memory skills] [Read part one]                [Read part two]                [Read part three] In our final piece on boosting your memory power, let’s address the importance of filing information into your brain in a way that makes it easy to retrieve. By using a system of mental file folders and [...]
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Memory Techniques: From Mild to Wild

[Part three in a four-part series on developing memory skills] [Read part one]                [Read part two] In our first two segments on developing memory skills, we’ve looked at some memory basics, the importance of being present, and the language of our memory—pictures and images. Today, let’s put the pedal to the metal and explore some [...]
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The Language of Our Memory

[Part two in a four-part series on developing memory skills] [Read part one] Whenever we reflect on the past we are actively scanning through our memory bank for information about past experiences. The results show up in the form of images—the language of our memory. This is important because when it comes to remembering things and being able [...]
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How Good is Your Memory?

[Part one in a four-part series on developing memory skills] Have you ever met someone new, shook their hand, and ten seconds later couldn’t remember their name? Situations like these can be stressful and embarrassing, begging the question, “How good is your memory”? Is there a secret to remembering names? Yes. Is there anything that can be [...]
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Become Brilliant with the Basics

One of the greatest opportunities we have, when learning new skills or developing the ones we already have, is leveraging the experience and success of others. Instead of researching and gathering information on your own, why not copy success and become brilliant with the basics? Leverage the knowledge and experience from people who have [...]
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How to Set an Effective Schedule

Last week we discussed the benefits of scheduling and concluded with a promise to discuss how to set an effective schedule in part two. This week let’s examine how devoting a few minutes at the end of each week to plan for the next can boost your productivity, integrity, and peace of mind. Having a plan of attack is your best safeguard against [...]
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Three Reasons Why Creating an Effective Schedule Means Greater Success

[Part one of a two-part series on scheduling your time] One of the most important positive changes you can make is to get in the habit of scheduling your time. Creating an effective schedule means greater success personally and professionally. You will accomplish more with greater efficiency and ease when your time is organized. Scheduling [...]
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How to Create Effective New Year’s Resolutions

As we ring in the new year, many people have made bold resolutions and set lofty goals for 2018. I applaud this effort and think it’s wise to examine how to create effective New Year’s resolutions. Everyone can benefit from goal setting and positive changes. The challenge we all face is sustaining our efforts beyond January when our urge for [...]
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