Category: personal devleopment

  • 6 reasons why your career has stalled

    6 reasons why your career has stalled

    You know Bob don’t you.  Bob is three cubicles down for you.  Bob is a nice guy.  He is a great employee for your company.  He has worked there for about five years.  He has nice family.  His wife is great, she also has a great career. His three kids are all in public school, […]

  • You should Stop, Start, and Continue these things

    You should Stop, Start, and Continue these things

    How do you know if you are on the right track?  Is that a question that we should ask ourselves sometimes?  I think so.  It is probably a question that we should probably ask ourselves more often. I think success is a journey.  You won’t get there over night.  However there are some things in […]

  • Adding value

    Adding value

    I have two really good friends in my life right now that have blessed me in so many ways.  On my way to meet with one of them last night I was on the phone with the other.  So for about four hours last night I talked about growth, development, relationships, business, spiritual, and life […]

  • Why not think rich

    Why not think rich

    If you have never heard of the classic business book that is on everyones list as the top business book of all times, here is your introduction to it.  Think and Grow Rich was written by Napoleon Hill.  It is a great read and has a lot of great advice in it.  Even though this […]

  • 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth Summary

    15 Invaluable Laws of Growth Summary

    My mentor and favorite thought leader John C. Maxwell published a book titled “The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth” about a year ago.  It is a great playbook on how to be intentional about your own personal growth.  I pulled it back out and read it again, and I want to share the super short […]

  • Don’t be an incompetent

    Don’t be an incompetent

    My goal in my Sales Class courses is really two-fold:  First and foremost is to teach the class participants how professionals use a process to make sales.  Amateurs wing it and professionals have a process and they know why they win the sale, when they win the sale.  Meaning they follow a sound process.  The […]

  • The people I want to be around

    The people I want to be around

    We are all products of our own environment.  We are who we are because of the associations and company we keep. Growing up your parent(s) may have said now “I don’t want you hanging out with, ________., they are bad news.”  I think we all knew what our parents meant by bad news.  These people […]

  • Why Greg Popovich is the definition of leadership!

    Why Greg Popovich is the definition of leadership!

    Greg Popovich just won his fifth NBA Championship as the head coach of the San Antonio Spurs.  Did you see him on the stage getting the trophy?  Nope, he was in the background, he appeared to be posted up against the scorers table while his team was interviewed by Stuart Scott of ESPN.  I actually […]

  • Don’t hit the snooze button

    Don’t hit the snooze button

    I am the type of person that usually gets up before my alarm clock goes off in the morning.  Actually, most mornings it is well before it goes off.  I have that internal clock now that just knows when it is time to go.  Each morning there a few ways that we all can be […]

  • “Never Go Back”

    “Never Go Back”

    I just finished an awesome book.  I was so inspired by it that I finished it in one sitting.  That is really big for me. The name of the book is “Never Go Back” 10 Things You’ll never do again, the author is Dr. Henry Cloud.  This book was recommended to me by Dave Ramsey.  What was […]