Teaching or Reproducing?

A wise person once said that we teach people what we know, but we reproduce what we are. The prophet of long ago taught that the student is not above the teacher, but that the teacher has not taught until the student becomes as the teacher. Yet another person says that "people will not always believe what you say but they will always believe what you do.

Applying the Four D’s

If you feel overwhelmed by TOO MUCH INFORMATION, you are not alone. With 24-hour news channels, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, e-mail, etc., we are constantly being bombarded with information. In order to keep from feeling overpowered you can take control of the flow of information you receive.

Why Confucius was wrong about you!

Confucius said, “Choose a job you love and you will never have to work another day in your life.” I disagree. What if you’re not any good at what you love? I would love to fly a 787 Dreamliner, but with me in the pilot’s seat you wouldn’t expect to get to your destination in one piece.

Your Environment: By Design or Accident?

According to the late Walter Hailey, a behavioral scientist and sales and marketing consultant, “People have 12,367 thoughts per day. Of those, 90 percent are automatic, and 84 percent are negative.” More than 12,000 thoughts! That’s a lot of self-talking going on.

The Five Principles of Performance

Much of success is about performance. It’s about what we do and what we are able to inspire others to do. There are some simple performance principles I have learned in my life, and I want to share them with you. They really bring success, and what it takes to be successful, into sharp focus.