Big Changes Ahead

“What you think about you bring about.” Abracadabra!  Remember that one?  Stage magicians utter it before the pull the rabbit from their hat, but its origin is Aramaic and it literally means….. “I will create as I speak.” Do you know you are creating your reality in every second of every minute of every day?  Every thought becomes a feeling … Read More

What is Your True Reward?

What is Your True Reward? “Every achiever that I have ever met says, ‘My life turned around when I began to believe in me.’” — Dr. Robert H. Schuller “We cannot achieve more in life than what we believe in our heart of hearts we deserve to have.” — James R. Ball The process of attracting abundance starts with defining … Read More

Are We On The Same Path?

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Are We On The Same Path? Good Morning!! “I’d rather be hated for who I am than liked for who I’m not” — Bumper Sticker If anyone knows the real source of this quote, I’d love to know it. My beautiful wife Mary phoned it in to me this morning as I was preparing to send out this tip. I … Read More

Time to check your progress

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“Every action is either strong or weak.  Whenever the action is strong, we are successful.”  Wallace D. Wattles Wow how the time flies!  How you are doing with your 2017 goals. As I spend a few minutes to reflect on what I accomplished so far this year.  I am happiest with the fact that I made some progress on my … Read More

Jaded & Cynical

Jaded & Cynical Have you ever noticed that the animals at the zoo just don’t seem fully alive?  You walk around from cage to cage, enclosure to enclosure and look at them – and most of them don’t even acknowledge your presence. They are out of their natural environment and have become almost completely desensitized to people. Have you ever … Read More

15 minutes a Day

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“Yard by yard is hard.  But, inch by inch is a cinch.”   Busy, busy, busy.  If you are like anyone else I know, you are incredibly busy.  You WANT to learn new things – improve your skills and expand your mind – but it just seems like opportunities to actually work on new things are few and far between. … Read More

Sustainable Customer Service

Sustainable Customer Service “To serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and a whole heart.” — Pearl S. Buck “You can’t give what you don’t have.” — Anonymous You have high expectations of your team.  You’ve done the hard work of building and articulating your mission and vision and you have goals and objectives that are … Read More

Personality Basics: The Colors

Personality Basics –“The Colors” “Knowing others is wisdom; knowing the self is enlightenment.” — Tao Te Ching The primary message of our Colorful Connections Workshops is that personality can be defined in terms of the Jungian Attitudes of Introversion and Extraversion (how we express our energies and how we are energized) combined with the Jungian Rational Types of Thinking and … Read More

Work your plan – A Perfect Time and Place

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A Perfect Time and Place “My greatest wealth is the deep stillness in which I strive and grow and win what the world cannot take from me with fire or sword.”-Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Have you been spending 5 minutes each day reviewing, editing and implementing your plan? If so — great job!! If not, don’t sweat it — because … Read More

Adult Learning Principles


“We cannot change the cards we are dealt, only how we play the game” – Randy Pausch The 52nd Superbowl stands out as a great example of sportsmanship, competition and the importance of staying in the game. The football dynasty of Tom Brady & Bill Belichick vs’ the underdog combination of Nick Foles & Doug Pederson in a battle of … Read More