How To Get Better At Anything

Paradiddles.  Doesn't it sound kind of like a dance move?  So when my drum teacher asked me to play them, I thought, "No problem," because he had already showed me how that drumbeat : RLRR, LRLL and so on, (R - right drum stick, L - left drum stick) could be mastered by just going …

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Public vs. Private Evolution

Oh my gosh! So yeah, I was talking to my Coach on Tuesday about our upcoming trip to California to take care of my mom when he throws out the challenge bomb! Here I was all content to let things just be when he tests me, challenges me, or how he likes to say, "I …

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The Entrepreneur’s 3Rs: Reading, Reflection, and Resourcefulness

In school we learned the 3 R's: Reading, Writing and Arithmetic. These rules helped generations of learners gain valuable skills that they use every single day. However, super successful entrepreneurs like Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Oprah Winfrey use an amped up version of the 3R's that give them the results in business and in …

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You Don’t HAVE to do Anything Today!! That’s good, right?

So it's Saturday morning, and I roll over, stretch, and roll over again. I think about what's next, when the narrative in my brain goes like this: "I don't have to get up, yet." "There's nothing I really HAVE to do." "I can ease into it." "I'll stay here for just a little while longer..." "Really, …

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Duck, Duck, Goose and You

You know that kindergarten game, Duck, Duck, Goose? It goes like this: We sit in a circle and one person walks around tapping each of us on the head, saying "Duck" until they  tap you, and yell, "Goose!" Then you jump up and try to catch them before they sit down in your spot! It's …

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If You Fail to Plan, How Will It Happen?

My 11 year old daughter took the floor with all the poise of a seasoned professional. Focused and determined with grace and verve, she was ready to win. She had worked hard, all year long, and it was GO time. The only reason that she was about to step on the mats at all was …

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To Deadline or Not To Deadline?

***First things first. The results from the What is the One Thing You Can Do To Feel Better About Yourself poll are in and it was a 50/50 split between 1) Spend more time with those you care about and 2) Develop a product or service. I think it is no surprise that connection and …

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Oh My Gosh – Mel Robbins Raw and Real!

I was at my networking meeting this morning, and gave my 2 minute infomercial. The substance of the talk was to introduce the idea that you can condition yourself to have your best days more often: ...A lot of us tend to use a small amount of our ability, and when we get challenged, stressed, …

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What Are You REALLY After?

What Gives? In this mini-primer on goal setting, I ask you some questions that help you get to the heart of  your choices, help you to cut the crap, and help you to choose and make the most important goals in your life a reality. Don't freak. It's just three questions. You've got time for …

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