Does the idea of your own death inspire you? Let me share a story of how it did for this one man:
Imagine waking up tomorrow morning, grabbing your cup of coffee, and opening up the newspaper to find your own obituary.
That’s exactly what happened to Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel in 1888.
Ludvig Nobel, Alfred’s brother, had passed away, but a French newspaper mistakenly thought it was Alfred. Read More
In less than 48 hours from now, we will enter into 2015. And while many people will be considering making a new year’s intention (and ultimately fail!), I want you to be the success minded achiever that you are and set your BHAG—Big Hairy Audacious Goal—for the year.
I love this time of the year as it provides us the space to reflect, assess and sketch the blueprints to make our New Year dreams come true.
As you do, I’d like to encourage you to dream bigger dreams and adopt the unstoppable achiever’s mindset.
To help you, let me tell you the story of a young boy starting out with a lot less than you have going for you right now. Read More
While many people mistakenly excuse lack of productivity during the holiday period, NOW is the time when you can get out in front and gain some serious strides on the competition.
When I was in real estate, most of my colleagues went into hibernation mode in December. Since many people do not buy or sell houses around the holiday season, they rationalized taking it easy—big mistake! Read More
I admit it. I have an obsession. And I know exactly who to blame: my grandmother.
It all started one afternoon shortly after my 8th birthday when my grandmother picked me up from school. This itself wasn’t unusual. My grandmother would often pick me up with an Igloo cooler in the back seat packed with the classic grandmother lunch: sliced fruit, chocolate milk and a bologna sandwich cut in two perfect crustless triangles. Read More