Do You Treat Yourself?

You’ve heard it all before right?  They tell you on a plane to put your oxygen mask on before putting the mask onto others.  You’ve probably heard that physiologically the heart pumps blood to itself before it pumps blood to any other part of the body.  Your financial advisor will tell you to ...

Do You Judge Me?

Ok, I’ll admit it.  I’ve been told on one or one million occasions that I am an opinionated SOB!  I guess it’s kind of hard to be a motivational speaker and not have a few opinions on life and the people on this planet living it.  I think having opinions on things is important and ...

Know When To Let Go

As an entrepreneur, and a person with a major Type A personality, I find myself having about a million thoughts a day.  Many of those thoughts have something to do with a new business idea that I have.  If I’m walking down the street and see an empty store with a “for lease” sign, you can be ...

Want To Be Excited?

Basic human psychology dictates that people will have bigger reactions to things that rarely happen to them compared to things that always happen to them.  For example, have you ever found yourself vacationing in some new country and the second you get off the plane you find yourself taking ...

Create or Take?

Did you know that out of all the people who watch videos on Youtube, only 1% of them are actually responsible for uploading videos?  That means of the billions of people that visit Youtube each year, 99% take and don’t create.  I realize that might sound like a harsh way of putting it, but we ...

Professional Or Amateur

As a keynote and conference speaker, I’m driven crazy by bad keynote and conference speakers!  We all know what it’s like to be that person sitting in the audience watching someone deliver a painfully boring speech, wishing we could be anywhere else! The reason I’m bothered by these so ...

Don't Give Up

As a keynote speaker, I get to travel across the country and meet lots of people.  During the conferences and retreats that I speak at, I often find myself in conversation with members of my audience.  During those conversations, I’m often amazed at stories people tell me of where they gave up ...

Secrets To Networking

I’m going to break away from the self-development this week and move into the realm of business development.  However, what I’m about to tell you will help you in your personal life too so keep reading!  I want to talk about networking.  The reason for that is because I was delivering a big ...