According to Peter Clough, a leading researcher on mental toughness, mentally tough individuals tend to be sociable, competitive in many situations, and have lower anxiety levels than others.
With a high sense of self-belief and an unshakeable faith that they control their own destiny, these individuals can remain relatively unaffected by competition or adversity.
Those sound like some qualities you’d probably like to be known for too, am I right? Read More
Innovation doesn’t always have to be a new, novel, big or revolutionary idea.
To me innovation is as simple as looking at any existing product, service, problem or process and determining if there is a better way.
Additionally, innovation doesn’t necessarily require some creative epiphany or even originality. It can simply be transferring existing ideas, procedures, or technologies that have already be proven useful elsewhere and applying them to your industry, company, life or to your particular situation. Read More
Sometimes there is a heavy price to pay when dealing with innovations.
Let me share the story of how I first came to learn the price of innovation…
It was a Friday evening in the summer of 1988, and I was sitting at home waiting for my buddy Chuck to call about our plans for the night when my dad walked in after a long day of selling real estate. Read More
In the inaugural Ask Me Anything blog post I reached out to you, offering to answer your questions on how I could provide further mentoring toward your personal development and growth.
Today, I will address three of the questions.
The first question comes from Jeanine Morton, who asked:
Q: What piece of advice can you give to business owners seeking balance? Read More
Talk to almost anyone today, and they complain about having “no time.” It is obviously a boast disguised as a complaint when you hear this.
Our most frequent response when we hear someone say how crazy-busy they are: “That’s a good problem to have” or even “Better than the opposite.” And it isn’t ER nurses, doctors or people with three different minimum wage jobs who say they are “crazy-busy.” It is people like you and me who are lamenting our own self-imposed busyness. Read More