• Looking at my personal experience of business and life fulfillment, I experience a sense of greatness whenever I fulfill the important promises I make.

  • A protocol is a set procedure for carrying out a scientific experiment. In many ways, this is exactly what you will be doing. Use what you’re about to learn as a scientific experiment. That is, judge for yourself if this works for you…

  • You have the power to train your brain! I’m going to give you an exercise to train your brain to focus where you want it to focus. Especially during times of unpredictability, our brains normally begin to focus on danger and what’s not working.

  • There is in us an instinct for newness, for renewal, for a liberation of creative power. We seek to awaken in ourselves a force which really changes our lives from within. And yet the same instinct tells us that this change is a recovery of that which is deepest, most original, most personal in ourselves.

  • “The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid…“ — Harriet Beecher Stowe “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.“ — Mahatma Gandhi

  • “To be perfectly honest with you, I don’t like to talk with my partner about money. It’s such a heavy subject. She likes to save money, and I like to use it to buy the things I love.”

  • “Miracles rest not so much upon healing power coming suddenly near us from afar, but upon our perceptions made finer. So that, for the moment, our eyes can see, and our ears can hear, what has been there around us always.”

  • The word transformation occurs so frequently in books, seminars, and retreat brochures, that I thought it might be useful to look at what the word means in that context. To draw a distinction between that word and change.

  • There’s a common misunderstanding among all the human beings who have ever been born on earth that the best way to live is to try to avoid pain and just try to get comfortable.

  • I know that the title of this newsletter could be confusing. Read on, and I’ll explain what I mean when I say that Monkey Mind, your “Negative Self-Talk,” is here to help you. That it’s something your brain is bringing forward from the past to save you from those wild beasts lurking outside of your cave.

  • You’re tired after finishing a report that’s been due for a week and decide to give yourself a break. You open your email and see an ad for the latest iPhone with lenses that will take pictures practically in the dark.

  • I’m getting feedback from people who’ve been enjoying these notes. Please know that I look forward to hearing from you! I appreciate you taking the time to let me know what you’d like more…as well as less…of.

  • I’m excited to be sharing thoughts, discoveries, and an occasional tool that you can use to bring even more clarity, focus, ease, and grace into your life. When you are demonstrating one or more of the above four principles, you inevitably make a difference in the lives of other people.

  • “Miracles rest not so much upon healing power coming suddenly near us from afar… but upon our perceptions being made finer, so that for the moment our eyes can see, and our ears can hear, what has been there around us always.” — Willa Cather, Death Comes for the Archbishop

  • Would it be ok with you if life got easier? You might think that the automatic answer is “yes,” or “of course,” or “are you kidding me? Heck (or another expletive) yes!” That may be true for some people. But for many people that question makes them think of doing next to nothing, while the goals seem to “show up” in front of us.

  • Are you willing to become financially successful? This takes us further down the path toward financial success until we see that the path, itself, is what being financially successful is all about. We began to look at the essential nature of true financial success.

  • I’m so glad that you’re reading this. In this series, we’re looking at being financially successful. I have a promise to make right at the beginning: if you apply yourself to what I’m suggesting that you do in this series, you will experience being financially successful within the next 30 days. Truly!

  • What I’m talking about here is the magic of support. It’s one of the six forms of energy that we need to use in order to be successful. I’ll be writing all about it in another edition. I just wanted to give a shout-out here to my buddies.

  • If you’re like so many of us, you may be facing the New Year resolutions with a “resolve of iron,” making promises to yourself that this year will be different.

  • I’m thrilled to write about this subject in this first edition of my newsletter. The holiday season is filled with opportunities to use the energy of money. Whether we’re buying special gifts for loved ones, getting the perfect outdoor lights for this year’s display, or planning for that small holiday party, we have multiple occasions on which to spend this precious energy.