Communicating with integrity means expressing yourself in accordance with your moral principles and your values....

When people feel like winners, they act like winners. These 10 Empowerment Points will show how you can help others today....

When you make a commitment, you see things that had previously been invisible to you. Commitment truly makes the invisible-visible....

Flexibility is more than a willingness to change to suit conditions, more than reacting to crisis or evolutionary change. Flexibility is creativity....

Visualization is the most powerful tool to attain goals you set. Apply these techniques of visualization - you already know how to do it....

These Five Elements of a Vision will give you direction. All successful individuals and organizations have this in common....

Fear is an incredibly strong emotion, and it often triggers a negative response. Here's how to turn fear into power....

I feel it is time to revisit principles of The Magic of Quantum Leap Thinking™ and update what I have learned over many years of coaching....

If you genuinely want to live an exceptional life take an inventory based on these 10 No Nos to build and maintain a successful relationship...

Loneliness has become an epidemic embracing all generations, exacerbated in a highly interconnected world where digital connection is increasingly replacing face-to-face human interaction....

Blame has become a danger to mental health. Here are seven steps to learn how to be accountable and stop the blame game....

Here are tried and true tools that I guarantee will help you reduce your anxiety. Use them and share them. You can change your brain for the better....

If you have the right mental tricks in your toolbox, you can override your brain’s irrational tendencies and handle uncertainty effectively....

Do you have regrets? If you are human, you do. Here are 10 Keys to Letting Go of Regret so that you can eliminate stress....

Some of the most successful people in the world have coaches. By hiring a life coach, you have the edge to live an exceptional life....

The imagination is like a rambunctious, slightly crazy, often out-of-control ‘Wild Child’ who can lose its focus in the blink of an eye. Here are several suggestions to help you harness the imagination to live an exceptional life....

Is magical thinking always a good thing? Does it always work? That depends on your expectations and your willingness to put in the hard work....

Follow these five strategies to Master the Holidays. I wish you a very happy, healthy, loving and joyous holiday season. ...

Sometimes there is a huge payoff when I do something that propels me out of my comfort zone. You might interpret this act as taking a huge risk, like jumping out of a plane, walking a high wire or telling your boss that he, or she, is wrong. In my case, it was playing a game. ...

Perseverance is the quality that gives you the time to diminish the negative hold of terror by consistently confronting the thing you dread....

What if there was a drug that could cure a disease or heal an ailment without any side- effects? What if that same drug could speed recovery from an illness or operation, inhibit infection, reduce bleeding, calm inflammation, control pain, help asthmatics breathe easily, or relieve depression? The drug does exist....

One of my favorite words in the English language is ‘creativity’ and one of my least favorite is – ‘sacrifice’. Creativity resonates as full of possibility, adventure and limitless imagination....

Text messaging cell phones and computers means more demands for instant responses in communication. The Web raises the bar for marketing excellence and puts constant pressure on business to grab the customer before the competition. The flattening of the world pushes industry to operate 24/7....

I love to learn and I love to teach. This article is about a very simple concept. Science shows that we are happiest when we are self-directed, doing what we love and working with others....

Here we are galloping towards Christmas, and I am still contemplating what life lessons I learned from being in the thick of hurricane Sandy and how these lessons can be applied to business - as well as life in general. What held me back from writing this article was the complete devastation that many people suffered from Sandy, including loss of all ...

The word “imagination” has always resonated deep within my soul. In my imagination, I can go anywhere, be anyone and accomplish anything....

There are certain subjects that are ubiquitous in the field of human potential and leadership. But there is one subject that has, unfortunately, been both underrated and neglected - the profound power of ritual. ...

Reader warning: The article you are about to read contains some strange, odd and unsettling insights but, contained within this cautionary tale are a number of lessons. ...

Defining passion can be tricky, playing with your mind. When you think of passion, you may have images of someone enthusiastically pursuing a goal, preaching a sermon or having a strong sexual desire for someone. ...

What if it was possible to enhance your view of any situation at any time? It is. All it requires of you is to learn and practice a very simple skill. ...

Blockbuster, Eastman Kodak, and Borders - what do they all have in common? All these business giants failed, but why? Like many analysts, you could come up with a number of logical reasons for their plight - they did not create new products that kept them competitive, failed to embrace the power of the Internet or were not willing to take bigger risks. But, the bottom line is they were unable to recognize and overcome the ...

When it comes to communication, the story is everything. Whether it’s selling, leading, managing, teaching or preaching, the power of story is the power of change....

You have the capability to improve your relationships, ramp up your ability to learn and increase the quality of your overall experience of life. ...

Letting go requires not only a major shift in thinking, but self-awareness and a challenging change of behavior....

I was first introduced to subconscious mind in early 1970 while attending a massive convention, featuring motivational speakers and platform notables like the great W. Clement Stone, Zig Zigler, Dr. Norman Vincent Peale and a host of other preachers of positive thinking....

Reinvention is a tricky word. What does it really mean? Do you throw everything away and start from the beginning? Do you remold what is already there? Do you create something totally different than before? Depending on the circumstances, the answer is "yes."...

Setting goals in general and creating the change necessary to achieve them is not easy. Yes, it is fairly simple to write a daily "to do" list and accomplish the majority of those small tasks. But, when it comes to achieving a breakthrough goal that can make a huge difference in your life, it's often a challenge....

Have you ever wondered why some people seem to say the right thing at the right time and get what they want while others fail at persuasion? The subject has always fascinated me. ...

Are you lucky? Do situations happen to you that seem to come 'out of nowhere' - events that enhance your life mentally, spiritually, emotionally or socially?...

Support means different things to different people. To some, "support" means giving their time, money or both to their favorite cause. To others, the word might be a call to support our troops......

Without a doubt, the most difficult thing to let go of in life is a relationship, even a toxic one....

Chip, chip, chip, chip. If you're not conscious and careful, this could well be the sound of your dreams slowly being ground away into obscurity. At least, that's the thought I had the other night....

I've been pondering the nature of time a lot lately because I have become very aware of how fast time seems to be speeding along....

Life can turn on a dime and you had better be prepared for it. Preparation is how you deal with uncertainty, and that is something over which you do have control....

“The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called “truth.” -Dan Rather, American Journalist The term “teacher” appeared somewhere around the 14th Century and according......

“Life’s like a play, it’s not the length but the excellence of acting that matters.” -Seneca, Roman philosopher, mid 1st century AD I just had one of the all time greatest experiences and adventures of my life – with the additional gift of re-learning some......

“Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous. When I was sixty-five, I still had pimples.” -George Burns, Comedian If I asked you what you believe might have the greatest negative impact on your health, what would you answer? You might say it would be pollution, the Swine......

“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” -Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States It’s quite comfortable to be wrapped in our little cocoon of routines that give us a sense of......

“To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying ‘Amen’ to what the world tells you you ought to prefer, is to keep your soul alive.” -Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish novelist and poet Are you being authentic? Perhaps a better question is: Are you living......

“We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations”. -Charles R. Swindoll, American writer and clergyman There is a Chinese symbol that apparently can be interpreted as either crisis or opportunity. Specifically, the symbol represents both danger and opportunity......

“At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” -Albert Schweitzer, physician, philosopher and Nobel Peace laureate How many......

“A sure way for one to lift himself up is by helping to lift someone else.” -Booker T. Washington, American educator and author Would you trade your spouse for a job? How about your children, relatives or friends? If the answer is “yes”, I give......

“By choosing your thoughts, and by selecting which emotional currents you will release and which you will reinforce, you determine the quality of your Light. You determine the effects that you will have upon others, and the nature of the experiences of your life.” ~......

“It’s fear of the unknown. The unknown is what it is. And to be frightened of it is what sends everybody scurrying around chasing dreams, illusion, wars, peace, love, hate, all that – it’s an illusion. Unknown is what it is. Accept that it’s unknown......

“In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends.” – John Churton Collins, 1848 -1908 English literary critic During tough economic times there are certain psychological commonalities that hold true – fear, cynicism, pessimism, self-doubt and life-style reversal. As in the past,......

“I see every thing I paint in the world, but everybody does not see alike.  To the eyes of a miser a guinea is more beautiful than the sun,  and a bag worn with the use of money as more beautiful proportions  than a vine......

“An individual’s self-concept is the core of his personality. It affects every aspect of human behavior: the ability to learn, the capacity to grow and change. A strong, positive Self-image is the best possible preparation for success I life” – Dr. Joyce Brothers, American Psychologist......

“Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue inherent in the state of being alive. If life is to be sustained, hope must remain, even where confidence is wounded, trust impaired.” -Erick H. Erickson I’ve recently noticed an odd, strange and unsettling wave......

“Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; Mastering yourself is true power.” -Lao Tzu, Chinese Taoist Philosopher “Know Thyself.” The meaning of these two words are attributed to the Greek philosopher Socrates and inscribed in the forecourt of the......

“You can’t control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you” -Brian Tracy, best-selling author and business/motivational speaker. You are going to read......

“Few people have any next, they live from hand to mouth without a plan, and are always at the end of the line.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson, Poet While in college working on my Master’s Degree, my mentor and friend, Owen W. Smith, said to me,......

“If you don’t like something change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.” -Maya Angelou, poet I decided to take a day and pump up my awareness by listening to how much people complain. Seven out of ten people I passed......

“We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.” -Martin Luther King, Jr. Disappointment is just plain…well…disappointing. Unfortunately it’s also a fact of life and there’s no escape because no matter how much we want it, life isn’t a bowl of cherries.......

“To be truly happy and contented, you must let go Of what it means to be happy or content.” -Confucius, Chinese philosopher, (551BC – 479 BC) Maybe musician Bobby McFerrin was right when he wrote “Don’t Worry. Be Happy.” Otherwise, he might have written, “Don’t......

“One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.” Sophocles, Greek Dramatic (C. 497-406 B.C) What could be more appropriate for the month of February than to go on a short exploration of love and, perhaps make some......

“My one regret in life is that I am not someone else.” -Woody Allen, Actor, Screenwriter & Film Director Every once in a while I see a movie that feels like it was written solely for me. Such is the case with “The Bucket List,”......

“There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.” -Denis Waitley, author My assistant called me with the news that I had just received an invitation to speak in Boston. That’s the good news......

What would happen if everyone stopped giving? What inspires people to give? What does "giving" mean to you?...

“Do not disturb your mind … with other hopes and fears than reason may suggest: if you are pleased with prognostics of good, you will be terrified likewise with tokens of evil, and your whole life will be a prey to superstition.” -Samuel Johnson, 18th......

I'm going to give you everything you need to take control, blast through fear and be a very good speaker. Speak Up! Start today....

When you focus for success, your mind and your emotions will follow. Stay focused on that which is positive to create results....

Feeling guilty is easy to do. Guilt can be useful and appropriate, but it can help you become a better person and lead a more loving life...

The real secret to “The Secret” is that you can manage your mind. You are in control of your thoughts and can profoundly influence your life....

Blame needs to be addressed and examined if you want to grow emotionally and craft a joyous, exciting, productive and meaningful life. ...

Are you an addict? Would you know if you are? If you are, is it necessarily destructive? That depends on how you define an addiction...

Reinvent Yourself. No one will do this for you. This is the only life you will ever have so make it the very best it can be....