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Developing Grit To Become Successful

Why is it that people with more resources and more innate ability to perform well at something are unsuccessful at doing so, while others less gifted race toward the finish? The difference lies in the tendency to sustain effort and interest in their goal—in other words, grit.  

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Don’t Ever Give Up on Your Dreams Even if They Seem impossible

In my book Vision-Mindset-Grit, I wrote… “While I was an agent with Northwestern Mutual Life between 1989 and 1994, I had the privilege of watching many motivational speakers at their annual conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin—speakers such as Terry Bradshaw, the famous Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback, and Charlie Plumb. Charlie graduated from…

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5 Lies That Prevent Lasting Motivation

Everybody knows how important motivation is for success. It feeds your energy, enabling you to take on the toughest of challenges in your journey. However, motivation may be represented in the wrong light. Ever felt that rush of energy when you exit a motivational workshop, only to find yourself deflating…

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The 4 Pillars Of Exceptional Leadership

Would you say your manager is a great leader? Do you aim to emulate them? Do you feel you’d do things differently if you were in that position? If you are already a leader, do you think you are managing people well? Becoming a leader is more than just about…

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Rebuilding Goals: 4 Questions To Ask Yourself Today

Technology has changed the way we live. Often times, it gets very difficult to keep track of one’s own identity, in our hyper-connected world. Even more so, if you are at the helm of an organization. When you set up a business initially, you know exactly what your aims are. However,…

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Getting Fired: A Painful Start To A Fruitful New Chapter

You walk into your workplace one day only to have your superior call you in for an early meeting. A straight-faced human resources manager informs you of your permanent dismissal… and for moment, your life seems to pause. For a long while, nothing around you matters—nothing but the fact that…

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Making Success Leaps Away From Your Comfort Levels

There are times when you feel trapped in a never-changing lifestyle. You tell yourself that it is due to lack of opportunities. Reality is that you yourself haven’t given yourself the chance to shuffle away from your comfort zone enough to view the opportunities you are surrounded by. Or perhaps…

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Crash Of Creativity—And How To Get It Back

You must have had one of those days where no matter how hard you rack your brain and will yourself to be creative you end right back at square one—which is absolutely nowhere. Regardless of what most people believe, creativity is not a switch to be turned on at will.…

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Is Team Spirit Overrated? Here’s Why You Should Change That Mindset

In many organizations, employees work toward their goals without any consideration for the team they are a part of. While personal ambitions are quite important in growing as a professional, abandoning the concept of team spirit can have a negative impact on the overall organizational performance. How exactly do you…

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The Power of Reflecting

As a Motivational Keynote Speaker, I have been invited to speak to different industries, associations and Fortune 500 companies around the world sharing my success strategies that revolve around Vision-Mindset-Grit. Three simple yet powerful words that, when put into action, can absolutely help you conquer your goals and push the limits…

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