Tag Archives: goal setting

Why I believe in AA


While Attitude determines your trajectory, Action determines the speed. Put them together, and you get a sort of success torque. Continue reading

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Don’t Ditch It, Switch It!


When it comes to attitudes, most of us have a hard time staying on the positive side of the road. The number of days I started with a Norman Vincent Peale attitude that switched to Eeyore by 10 am are too many to count. What happened? Continue reading

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Mind Mapping – How To Plan and Shop at The Same Time!


The first step for me is always just mind mapping my thoughts. I try to combine reflection, direction, and brevity. I reflect on this year, think about my direction for next year, and try to put my thoughts down in as few words as possible. Here’s this morning’s start: Continue reading

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A marathoner looks at going with the cashflow


Business and running go hand in hand to me. Continue reading

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Intentionality with Southern Hospitality


Teaching a class on 5 Star Southern Hospitality in lower Alabama may sound redundant. It’s intentional. Continue reading

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Metric Failures


KPI taught me a lesson I still apply today. The less you understand about a problem the more information you request. The more you know about your problem, the more you focus on a few key items. Continue reading

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What Was I Thinking?


Having moved past the half way point in my life, I find this statement refreshing. Now that I understand how the universe gives us what we think about I have hope based on my thinking.

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Why Blog Daily?


During the market plan discussion in our entrepreneurship class, Calvin asked me, “Why do you blog daily?” Good question and I sought of stumbled through an answer. Continue reading

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Success Through Surrender


My best thoughts always come 15 minutes into a run. The rude reality of aging has been overcome and the endorphins start kicking in memories of speed long gone. Continue reading

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Seeing what you hear appear


All I know is since I started investing time each morning thinking, visualizing, and writing down what I wanted to have happen, and listening to tapes on the subconscious mind, the universe keeps sending opportunities to me when I least expect them. Continue reading

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