“You know what’s inexpensive?”, a good friend of mine realized after she'd come to me to ask for advice. “What?” I answered. “Couples therapy,” she said. “You know what’s expensive — not to mention, painful?” she quickly followed up. I looked at...
“But am I allowed to do that?” my client asked during an (emotional) life-coaching session. “Allowed? What do you mean allowed?” I asked, answering a question with a question. “But… I mean… I started. Don’t I have to… finish the damn...
During my 10-year sales career, the most successful year I had financially was the year I felt the worst emotionally. I was constantly stressed out and under a lot of pressure—most of which I placed on myself. I was gaining...
A few years ago, I watched John Mayer being interviewed by Oprah. He had hit the big time and bought a $140,000 sports car. And then he promptly returned it. Oprah asked if it was buyers remorse. He said no....
“I'd like a 20 percent increase in my base salary and a review of my stock option allocation, please.”   My heart was beating quickly, but my demeanor was calm. I was talking to my boss after a stellar sales...
Scott Adams, creator of the Dilbert series, in his bestselling book How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big says that the most important trait in successful people is: "Lack of fear of embarrassment." Let that sink in for a...
Excuses, excuses. Do you know someone who really wants to do something differently this year but won’t? They might just have the perfect excuse. Maybe they... Have dreams to start a meaningful business but “now is not the right time”... Want to...

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