Distractions are the new illness of our generation of entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners. There is too much noise, too much information overload. Research shows that in 2013, work distractions including Information overload, which includes the recovery time from unnecessary interruptions, cost the U.S. economy over $997 billion per year. Research also shows that chronic intrusions shrink attention spans, drive stress by burning up mental and emotional resources, contrib
Remember that every single moment has a miracle of possibility.
If I am present to the moment -- something I know, something I can share, something I can give or some way I can presence love can actually bring a miracle into a moment that I am sharing with someone.
I encourage you to walk through this day remembering that you just might be the miracle someone is looking for today.
There's a Chinese proverb that reads: "If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape 100 days of sorrow." I love this proverb and I know this is true. Whatever might happen today that may push a button or cause us to feel reactive, let's practice bringing patience to that moment.Let’s bring compassion to that moment. From this new perspective, we know that we're receiving 100 days with a much more positive outlook. If you are patient in one moment of anger, you w
Start each day with intention – not reaction: - What do I mean by this… The science of productivity and research shows that the worst thing we can do each morning is to start by looking at our inbox(es)….. Our email, or texts, LinkedIn, Facebook, twitter, Pinterest…. Other… No doubt they are important and necessary - but not first thing. We have become addicted believing if we get right on it…. We are perceived well and we are moving forward and achieving. This is not true,
Bill Nightingale tells a story about an efficiency expert named Ivy Lee who was hired by a major businessperson to give him his top advice on how to increase productivity, efficiency and his bottom line.
He was told to prioritize the top six things he wanted to get done.
"Do number one and don't do anything else until you get number one done." The man said, "I am supposed to pay you all that money and you give me that advice?"
Ivy Lee told him to do it for thirty days a
The year is in full swing; it is likely that, at this point, your paradigms have begun to find their way back into your daily life.
Now is the perfect time to pause and look closely at your results, to take inventory of your habits, your thoughts and your behavior.
Are you thinking, feeling and behaving in a way that is bringing you closer to your dreams and goals?
Whether you have been studying and working on your mind for years or you're a brand new student, taking a
We know that if we change the way we look at things, the things we look at change. The law of thinking shows us that the way we think brings the results we have in our life and our business. A great strategy for success is to look at your results to give you insight into what you are truly thinking in your heart. Once we see the results that stem from our thoughts, then we can consciously choose to keep thinking the same thoughts or to change them. Are your thoughts simply th
Humans are the most intelligent, creative and independent creatures in the world. We literally have the ability to create anything we want - anything we can imagine. At the same time, we can find ourselves paralyzed by fear, worry and doubt. Stuck in habitual patterns that are familiar but no longer serve us. We maintain instead of grow, moving without direction or purpose.
You see, a person without direction and purpose is like a ship without a rudder.
Here's what Earl
We’ve all heard the phrase begin with the end in mind, but have you thought about this for your business? You actually already do this all the time; we don’t get in our car without having the end in mind, to meet a client, to go to the supermarket, an appointment, sporting event…. Wherever you decide that you are going... you make a decision before you get in the car...you have the end in mind. You want to do this in your business…in your life… You want to do this every day…b