13 Barriers to Achieving Goals

13 Barriers to Achieving Goals

Wouldn't it be great to achieve your goals effortlessly? Wouldn't you want to rid yourself of all of the barriers to your  goals once and for all? You may be wondering what a "goal barrier" is? Simply put, they are the things that prevent you from achieving your goals. A goal barrier could be one tiny thing or it could be a mixture of things. It does not really matter Continue reading

Stronger in the Broken Places

Stronger in the Broken Places

I so love my friends. I love sharing this life with friends who get me. I enjoy our tangles of conversations over coffee or drinks that are stranded together with light-hearted laughter, colorful revelations, tons of love, treasures of time and loads of finesse. Though sharing our beautiful life moments is always great fun, some of the most powerful blessings of friendship for me were found in Continue reading

The Four-Minute Mile Belief

The Four-Minute Mile Belief

Prior to 1954, experts believed that running a mile in less than four minutes was impossible.  They believed that was a bit beyond human capability.     Some believed that even if someone could do it, their heart would explode. However, Roger Bannister broke the four-minute “impossible” barrier and clicked in at 3:59.4 in Continue reading

There is a Solution to All Problems

There is a Solution to All Problems

The following true story happened in mid-1970s in a mid-western state of the U.S.. to a third-generation barber and his son.  I first heard it told by Mary Morrissey at one of my certification workshops. The barber's son had not been home in over a year because he was attending graduate school; however he does check-in with the business periodically.  He lived in a community where Continue reading

Make a Leap

Make a Leap

It seems as though Donald Trump has failed as many times as he has succeeded. Of course, he ultimately succeeded (at least financially).  While I am not enamored with his personality, I feel that he illustrates a very powerful point: Your life and your work depend on your willingness to take risks. You have probably heard the expression “bold action gets bold results”. And it does. So, if it Continue reading

RAS:  How Your Brain Attracts Success

RAS: How Your Brain Attracts Success

Have you ever been thinking about buying a certain kind of car and found yourself suddenly noticing that certain make and model everywhere you look?  Why was that?  Well, we have an amazing system in our brain called the “Reticular Activating System” (RAS) and we should learn how to operate it. What is the RAS The RAS is near the occipital lobe of your brain and looks Continue reading

How to Uncover Your Core Values

How to Uncover Your Core Values

One aspect of authenticity is being true to our personal and spiritual values--sharing our true self with the world. Have you ever considered what your top five core values are?  Businesses frequently review and post their core values to remind employees and customers of the guiding principles of that company.  But have you ever considered what core values govern your life and business? Many times we decide to Continue reading