This year marks the 20 year anniversary of meeting my personal mentor, Jim Rohn.
There is no question I would not be the man (or achiever) I am today if not for his mentorship.
Jim cemented my philosophical foundation and nourished my mind with ideas and ambitions never before imagined. Jim chiseled my character seminar by seminar, tape by tape, book by book, then CD by CD, hour by hour. Read More
The business I had built to $50 million in revenue I sold in 1999.
I then planned to take a year (or more) off and moved to Miami’s South Beach.
That lasted about 30 days.
I went stir crazy!
This was during the Internet boom. I was observing all these young guys and gals making fortunes and it was driving me nuts. Read More
Someone recently asked me this question on Facebook: “Do you have any suggestions on how we can get the most from our mentors?”
It’s a good question and I’m sure you’ve already figured out that I am a huge believer in the value of mentors.
All of my life I’ve collected mentors like others collect rare coins (or kitchy flamingo figurines). Read More
If you’ve read The Compound Effect, you know I’m a big fan of the Tortoise and the Hare fable.write essays online
Why? Because the story is a great example of how a success principle, when applied consistently, can lead to real success.
I recently heard a fun adaptation of the story that I think you will enjoy as much as I did. Read More
If you read The Compound Effect (hope so!) you know I am a fan of the story of the tortoise and the hare and the lesson it teaches about how hardworking, consistent and steady-paced people (or reptiles) will eventually overtake the fast, talented, experienced but complacent people (or mammals).
Someone recently shared with me an adaptation of the story that makes a poignant leadership point. Read More