My Date with Victory

There have been times in my past when I have been ruled by self-doubt, not feeling worthy enough or smart enough. But all of that changed for me five years ago. The day, which started like any other, is branded in my memory. Like most weekdays, I woke up, got dressed and went to work…

How to Tackle a Big Goal

“Just what makes that little old ant think he’ll move a rubber tree plant?” That feel-good tune makes an interesting comment on high hopes. But imagine if that ant’s goal was to eat that rubber tree plant and then imagine that ant biting into the plant chunk by chunk until, oops, it’s gone. Regardless of…

Get More Done Each Day

If you truly want to achieve your goals, you need a strategy to deal with the time and energy drainers in your life – people, electronic communications, housework, are just a few examples. In order to achieve your goals, you must selfishly decide to set time aside that’s yours alone. But of course we still…

Make Appreciation an Every Day Practice

Think back to the last awards ceremony held in your field. Got it? OK, now name three people who won something at that ceremony and why they won their award. Most of us would have difficulty with that. But can you remember three people who personally thanked you for something at some time in your…