My wish for you in 2020

Like many individuals and most businesses, I do a lot of year-end planning. For me personally, 2019 was strong and an clear improvement over 2018. ANYTHING is better than 2017…which was a serious low point for me. Looking back, 2017 was one of those years when even...

How’s Your Narrative Coming Along?

Some of you may know this, but all the blog writing I’ve done over the years, as well as the marketing I’ve done for my own small business, has led to a “second” career as a writer, of sorts. Largely sales copy writing, email marketing…that type of thing. I really...
Motivation lasts about a minute.

Motivation lasts about a minute.

I’ve been talking about what really drives people to succeed for a long time. The research shows that self-discipline and “motivation”, as most of us think about it, is a very fleeting thing. And it’s true. I can go listen to someone like Tony Robbins (I’ve actually...

On being legendary…

Being a legend is not limited to war… Nor Olympians. It is not limited great leaders… Nor Hollywood fiction. I truly believe ANYONE can be legendary.  Ordinary people can be legendary. Of course, there are many definitions of the term, and I am proposing one here....