5 Strategies for Boosting Persistence

There is always some measure of success in persistence. But giving up offers none. Regardless of the outcome, persisting through tough times and overwhelming odds becomes part of the victory. Here are just a few reasons to persist: Persistence gets results. Few things in life worth achieving are gained without persistence. Nearly all successful people […]

Don’t Focus on the Rock in the Road

If you’ve ever ridden a motorcycle, or even a bicycle, you know that hitting debris in the road can cause a serious accident. Veteran motorcyclists warn that if you see a rock or other debris in the road, whatever you do, don’t focus on it, because you’ll hit whatever you keep your eyes on. A […]

5 Strategies for Dealing Effectively with Change

Change is inevitable. Some changes we initiate and enter into willingly, while other changes are thrust upon us. Changes that happen to us may be desirable or undesirable. All change is a step into the unknown. Changes emerge from a variety of sources: Changes in family Changes as we age Changes through the phases of […]

5 Keys to Building Strong Relationships

As entrepreneurs and business people it’s easy to slip into the mindset that building relationships is merely a means to an end—making the sale. Now, there’s no argument…we’re all in business to make money and without question, relationships help us accomplish this. But think about it. If we stoop to merely using people to get […]

What’s working right now?

I’m doing an info-only webinar 3 times over the next couple of weeks. I’m calling it “What’s working right now?” In this webinar, I’ll be covering… 1. What marketing and promotion tactics are working for podcasters/content creators right now… 2. What are the latest stats on things like episode length, downloads, and where people are […]

10 Ways to Boost Your Creativity

How many of you are sitting here right now, and you don’t have a topic for your next blog post or podcast episode or live video? Do you have that sinking feeling in your stomach, knowing you need to create something, but you have know idea what it is going to be? Man, that feeling […]

Reasons Why Executives Should be Podcasting – #1 Give your company a face

Companies with the most respected and influential leaders will create the most buzz, leads and sales for their organizations. So, it’s important for companies to give themselves a “face” consumers can know, like and trust by humanizing their brand with their top executives. Podcasting can offer that humanizing experience, giving the top executives a place […]

The Importance of Having Thick Skin

The human body is incredible in its design. If you take any inanimate object or material and subject it continually to abrasion, you’ll wear it down. But if you expose your hands continually to hard work, over time you’ll develop calluses. These patches of thick skin protect your hands from abrasions and other injuries—amazing! But […]

Can’t See the Forest for the Trees? The Dangers of Proximity Blindness

Have you ever heard the phrase “you can’t see the forest for the trees?” Well today, I want to talk about why they phrase, or as I like to call it “proximity blindness” is the very reason that you should always have outside eyes and ears, experts, coaches, masterminds, and consultants helping you with your […]

Failure is Vital to Success

Nobody likes to fail. I don’t like to fail. Yet, I’m hard-pressed to think of anything worthwhile that was ever accomplished without some measure of failure first. Consider Thomas Edison. As an inventor, Edison failed 1,000 times at inventing the light bulb. But when a reporter asked, “How did it feel to fail 1,000 times?” […]