Monthly Archives

March 2018


How clear is your business vision?

Before making it big American business magnate Henry Ford said: “I will build a car for the great multitude. It will be large enough for the family, but small enough for the individual to run and care for. It…


The Busier You Are, the More You Need Quiet Time

Serious thinkers should think about spending less time on social media if they want to move beyond the noise. To generate good ideas and quality work requires quiet. Author Leo Tolstoy, JK Rowling, Stephen King, George Orwell, investor Ray…


Fighting the need for approval

I feel like I’m becoming a professional eavesdropper. I was sitting at a coffee shop yesterday and two girls sat at the table next to me. They seemed to be in their mid 20’s and were discussing their future plans.…


How to work with high-profile clients

As a personal trainer at 19 years old I was referred by one of my clients to the manager of the Fairmont hotel (and later the Westin hotel) where I became the personal trainer for VIP guests.  Every time…


Powering through mistakes

I’m learning to play the guitar and yesterday I kept screwing up and stopping and starting over again. Then a friend who is much more experienced than I am told me to focusing on correcting my mistake and to…


The fastest way to success

The fastest way to success is to find someone who has done what you want to do and learn everything from them. Read everything they’ve written. Buy every book,listen to every podcast, watch every video. And if you’re really…


How to build a thriving team

I’ve played and led enough teams in my life to give you a little insight on thriving teams. First off, I hate when people play politics. Politics is when people choose their words and actions based on how they…


Drip by drip

I often get asked how to go about writing a book and I always explain that 1 blog post a day at the end of the year turns into a 365 page book. I tell them to stop waiting…


Emotionally Beautiful

We love to talk about how attractive celebrities are even though most are simply born that way. Competing on beauty standards is out of your control. Sure you can go get plastic surgery and try to play the Kardashian…


Fishing for customers

My favourite food is pizza, but if I bait the hook with pizza I can’t seem to catch any fish. The fish don’t like pizza, they like worms. So instead of thinking about what I want I have to…


17 ways to gain more clients

Care for your clients so much that they feel the need to refer you to others. Create an irresistible low cost and short time commitment offer to help prospects take the first step. Hit the phone and get former…


Cultivating Happiness

It’s common for us to get pulled into constant negative thinking. We may have just accomplished something incredible yet we ignore the positive and focus on the little things we did wrong. We often compare ourselves to others or…


How to meditate in 3 easy steps

When your mind is always going it’s hard to think clearly. Meditation has a way of creating space in your mind to think and it’s one of the most powerful daily habits you can introduce into your schedule. There’s…