Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. -Judy Garland Tone Setters is a weekly series delivered every Monday morning. The series will feature one notable quote each week to set the tone for a positive, productive week. To receive email notifications, click here. Have you ever lost […]
Do you ever feel frustrated or overwhelmed with all the things you’re supposed to do to get your blog noticed? It’s like the more you read, the more things you uncover that you’re supposed to be mastering and executing at the same time to get your blog noticed. If you tried to execute everything the experts […]
Today is the first installment of a new series called Tone Setters – which subscribers will receive every Monday. This series will feature one notable quote each week to get your synapses firing and help you set the tone for a week of intense productivity. “People don’t want to hear the truth because they […]
At different times throughout our lives, we all fail at something that’s important to us. Whether it’s a project or a relationship or anything else. And failure is something we as human beings don’t deal with particularly well. Find any “Top 10 greatest fears” article, and failure will be on the list – usually toward […]
When I first started out online, I spent a lot of time looking for the insider tips, tricks, and secrets to getting myself noticed. And I quickly learned something – as I’m sure you have too. There is no one secret. As much as I love the blogosphere, it also has its downsides. Like not-so-subtly suggesting […]
I understand your frustration. Over time, you’ve followed a number of successful people who have risen to the level of fame and fortune you’d like to achieve. Out of a burning desire to succeed, you study every word they write, and you consume every detail of their rags to riches stories. You’ve worked hard. You’ve […]
You’re a good person, right? You generally treat people well, your intentions are good… heck, you probably even pay your taxes on time and avoid speeding whenever the cops are watching. And that ought to count for something, right? Ok – so that’s a little tongue-in-cheek. But the point is that it’s pretty easy to […]
If you spend most of your life paying attention to the little fires urgency creates, your big goals go unconquered because you never find time for them.
No doubt you’ve heard the expression, “ignorance is bliss.” Is it? Seriously? I mean really… bliss? BLISS? Maybe during a week-long tequila-soaked bender in Cancun you might want to forget your troubles and responsibilities and go loco for a while. In that case, ignorance might be bliss. Until you get home and check your email. […]
I haven’t always been as comfortable in my own skin as I might let on. For years I’ve been at odds with myself. Having spent over 20 years in sales and marketing, I’ve walked the line between my area of expertise and my moral compass.
Read this post quickly – and then go do something and figure out how to succeed at it. Take action. Execute. You already know enough to take action. You already know how to succeed.