What I Learned From Our 14-Year Old Angel Mekah

Mekah was always there for us.  Through nine moves in four different states.  Through the loss of our first dog Chinook.  Through a marriage and two kids.  For 14 years, she was the one consistent in our life. I remember the day we went to pick her up in Kentucky.  We pulled up to an old white trailer in the …

2 Ways to Maximize ENERGY and Sharpen Focus

 ___ Why Maximize ENERGY and Sharpen Focus? These are two of the most common responses I get when asking proactive people what they would like to improve in their lives. It makes sense when you think about it. Leaders in all areas of life know how important ENERGY is to performance.  Simply put, it is one of the core foundations …

The Psychology of Branding Success

Fact: Psychology is the single biggest factor that causes a brand and business to fail… Have you ever went out to pursue something you are passionate about, but mentally got stuck and failed to make progress? I know certainly have! As an entrepreneur, there have been several instances where I failed to get the results I desired. In each instance, …

How to Build a CRAZY Unique Brand That Differentiates You

EXTRAordinary brands are not an accident.  They are something that are intentional and earned each day.  The truth is that you can almost guarantee branding success with the right approach. If you don’t believe it, then look at the top brands in the world.  Companies like Apple, Southwest Airlines, and Zappos know exactly who they want to be. Listen, nobody …

The Secret to Being ENERGIZED at 87

It is assumed that we lose energy as we age. You just get old and tired, right? WRONG!!! The truth is that you can be ENERGETIC and PASSIONATE at any age!!! If you don’t believe me, then just take a look at Bev Ball.  At age 87, she is still coaching at McMurry University in Abilene, Texas and absolutely loves …

Be EXTRAordinary at SOMETHING

Have you ever had a strong urge to be EXTRAordinary at something in your life, but then failed to take action on it?  This can be disappointing, right? The truth is that we are all wired to go out and live life at a CRAZY high level.  The problem is that we have adopted the wrong programming (thoughts and rules) …

OWN Your Interest Rate

Have you ever pushed out an idea and/or product and been disappointed with the response to it? If you are like most people, the answer is a resounding “yes!” We all want our ideas to gain interest and be embraced instantly. What if you learned that “expecting instant” was the exact thing holding you up from achieving great things? This …

How to EARN More Confidence

Pretty much every person on the planet wants more confidence in some area of their life.  Why?  Because confidence deals with our ability to believe we are capable of achieving cool things and living a great life. One of the main issues I have found with working with people in coaching and courses is that people tend to think that …

3 Reasons People Fall Short of Expectations

Have you ever set an exciting New Year’s resolution only to fizzle two to three weeks later?  Or been inspired to pursue a life-long dream and found yourself in the exact same position you started at six months later? The truth is that nearly all people can relate to these types of situations.  While it may not have been these …

7 Ways You Know You Have Found Your Real Passion

The term “pursuing your passion” seems to be thrown around quite casually when discussing the pursuit of happiness and success. While there is little doubt that passion plays a key role in living a remarkable life, what does it mean to find your real “why?” As humans, we often make decisions that will allow us to maximize our pleasure.  This means it is …