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The one invaluable lesson you should teach your kids this summer

The one invaluable lesson you should teach your kids this summerWow, can you believe we’re almost at the end of June?If you’re a parent with school-aged kids, this means they’re home for the holidays. What are you going to do with them this summer?I have an idea – why not teach them one of the most important lessons they’ll ever learn:HOW TO TAKE 100% RESPONSIBILITY

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An Inside Look at my Private Retreats – New Video!

An Inside Look at my Private Retreats – New Video!My team recently put together a video which gives an “inside look” into the world of my private retreats!Often times, words cannot describe the full experience of  attending one my retreats . It’s so much more than what you learned, who you met, and what you got out of it. It’s how you FELT while

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5 Reasons Why Self-Motivated Learners Win at Life

5 Reasons Why Self-Motivated Learners Win at LifeLive as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. – Mahatma Ghandi In Japan, the word for constant and never-ending improvement is kaizen. Not only is kaizen an operating philosophy for modern Japanese businesses, it’s also the age-old philosophy of the warrior class—and it has become the personal

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The 4 Best Kept Secrets To My Success

The 4 Best Kept Secrets To My SuccessPeople often ask me to share with them the basis of my own success.  I think the secrets to my success have been four-fold. First, I have always listened to my inner guidance. I listened to what I was interested in and pursued it with all of my heart and soul. I was always willing

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Success Hack: 3 Tips to Liberate Yourself from Toxic People

Success Hack: 3 Tips to Liberate Yourself from Toxic PeopleWhen I was a first-year history teacher in a Chicago high school, I quickly stopped going into the teachers’ lounge, which I dubbed the “Ain’t It Awful” Club. Worse than the haze of cigarette smoke that constantly hung over the room was the cloud of emotional negativity: “Can you believe what they want us to

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My “101 Lifetime Goals” list (and why you should have one, too)

My “101 Lifetime Goals” list (and why you should have one, too)If you are bored with life, if you don’t get up every morning with a burning desire to do things – you don’t have enough goals. –Lou Holtz Experts on the science of success know that the brain is a goal-seeking organism.  Whatever goal you give to your subconscious mind, it will work night and

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The #1 reason you can’t get what you want

The #1 reason you can’t get what you wantI have spent my whole life studying, living, and teaching the common principles that successful people follow to achieve their goals and create the life of their dreams. And one thing I’ve noticed is this: Most people fail at achieving true success because they haven’t clearly defined what “success” means for them. After all, if

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What makes YOU happy?

What makes YOU happy?It’s a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy. – Lucille Ball What makes YOU happy? It’s the million-dollar question, isn’t it… No matter how successful you are, if you’re not doing work that feeds your soul and inspires you to show up as your best possible self, you’ll never feel 100 percent

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5 powerful strategies to help you achieve any goal

5 powerful strategies to help you achieve any goalNow that we’re into April and the first quarter of 2015 is over, it’s time to revisit your intentions for the year and take stock of what you’ve accomplished so far. Think back to January… What were the main goals or intentions you set for yourself or your business this year? How many have you

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VIDEO #3: How to speak to the 5 dimensions of a person’s being

VIDEO #3: How to speak to the 5 dimensions of a person’s beingWelcome to the third video in my series about the power of Transformational Training! Here’s the first two in case you missed them: What Does It Mean to be a Transformational Trainer (19 minutes) What Makes Transformational Training So Powerful? (12 minutes) In today’s 17-minute video, you’ll learn more about teaching to the 5 dimensions

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VIDEO #2: The difference between Transformational Trainers and Talking Heads

VIDEO #2: The difference between Transformational Trainers and Talking HeadsIn my last blog post, I shared a short video taken from an hour-long interview I did last year on the topic of Transformational Training – and what it means to teaching people experientially from the inside out. Here’s the next video in the series… It’s called “What Makes Transformational Training So Powerful” and will

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