Nelson Mandela – “May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.”

Fear pops up a lot in the midst of making significant life changes, whether it is a fear of failure, a fear of rejection, a fear of the unknown. It is interesting to note that the Bible addresses the need to “fear not” more than 300 times. Do you think it has been a significant barrier …

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Anatole France, “To accomplish great things…believe”

I will admit that I have always been a gotta-see-it-to-believe-it kind of guy. Makes sense, right? Actually, most of us probably are to varying degrees. I have come to understand the opposite of that. If you want to see something in life, you have to believe it is possible first. There is great potential in …

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“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker It seems that the more we try to control, the more out of control we feel. When we try to control things we can’t, we shift our locus of control outside of us and give away …

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“If You Think You’re Enlightened Go Spend A Week With Your Family”

“If you think you’re enlightened, go spend a week with your family.” – Ram Dass Listening to the Tony Robbins podcast with Tim Ferriss, Tony made reference to this quote and it literally made me LOL (and I don’t use lol). It is so true. I’m not saying that hanging with family is bad. That …

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“Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.” – Bruce Lee

Where is the breakdown between knowing what we know and turning that gift of knowledge into application? What is it that will turn our willingness to take action into the act that moves us forward? I am trying to become more aware of those moments that I say, “I know”, but have not done anything …

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“The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” – Ralph Nader

“The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” – Ralph Nader You have heard the saying, “lead, follow, or get out of the way.” It think we usually see each element of that statement as mutually exclusive, but I have been thinking about that a lot lately. In fact, it recently …

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