Goals: First, Decide What You Want

 

hit your goals targetAs we roll into the holiday season and year-end, our focus will soon turn toward New Year’s resolutions and our goals for next year. In preparation for that I will have a series of weekly blogs reminding you of goal setting and achievement basics. Here’s to a great start to your new year!

In order to get from where you are to where you want to be, you must first decide what you want!  Jack Canfield, in his book The Success Principles, tells us that most people foul up this crucial first step because they simply can’t see how it’s possible to get what they want – so they don’t even let themselves want it. Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving

 

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Hello everyone,

Today, those of us who reside in the United States will be celebrating our Thanksgiving Holiday.  The Success Series team is truly grateful for the wonderful support that we receive from all of you, we appreciate it very much.

With Thanksgiving already upon us, it means that the end of the year will soon be here. Now would be a great time to look back on your year and acknowledge all that you have accomplished and what it is that you are grateful for.  It could be something as simple as waking up every day or having transportation to and from work or for your family and friends. If you are able to read this, there is one more thing to be thankful for. Continue reading

We Will Miss You, Wayne Dyer

 

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My friends:

I am sorry to tell you that well-known personal development guru Wayne Dyer passed away this past weekend at his home in Maui. I feel very blessed to have met Wayne on a number of occasions and must share that, like similarly enlightened people I have been blessed to have known, Wayne always made me feel like I was the only person in the room when talking with him. He had that presence that makes one feel like everything is right in the world, at that moment. Continue reading

Transcend Your Limiting Beliefs

 

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Guest blog by: Aaron Wilker, host of Talk with Tom
Earlier this week my son and I had a conversation about health and how a person, if they are not mentally willing to be healthy, won’t be healthy.  This is true in anything that you want to be successful at.  In order to be a success at anything, you must have confidence or faith in your success.  The conversation that I was having with my son was about a young lady who my son knows, Continue reading

Your Thoughts Control Your Life

 

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Your thoughts control your life!

In my last blog and Talk with Tom entitled the “Six Daily Disciplines for Success”, I talked about thinking a better thought (daily discipline #3), as well as have an attitude of gratitude (daily discipline #4). Today, I will expand on these two disciplines as it is extremely important that you understand how they relate to your success. Continue reading

Six Daily Disciplines for Success

 

imagesBeing successful is not something that happens to you over night.  It takes hard work and discipline.  It takes patience and a whole lot of repeating the same types of tasks and habits every day.  Take a look at your daily habits are they helping propel you forward towards your success?  I ask this question because it is important for you to recognize how you are either helping or hurting yourself. Continue reading

Finish What You’ve Started!

 

Congratulations, you have decided that you are going to change your life for the better. You have written down your vision for your future in each of the Seven Life Areas and you have written down your goals for each one. Two months have gone by and you are becoming frustrated because you do not seem to be making much headway on accomplishing some of your goals. Why not? You wonder. When you start working on a specific goal, something more urgent pops up and takes you away from what you were focusing on. Don’t worry, I have some strategies that will help you stayed focused and move you towards your successful life! Continue reading

An Attitude of Gratitude

 

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Your attitude can make or break almost any situation.

Your attitude is the energy you bring into the room. You can have a positive attitude about the events in your life, or you can complain… YOU decide. You can choose to respond in a positive way to almost any event or circumstance – the attitude you have is simply a choice you make. If you change your attitude, you can change your life. Continue reading

Goals and Goal Setting!

 

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Image of Lululemon handbag – these are some great goals and affirmations!

Are you ready for the New Year?  Do you know what you would like to accomplish in these next twelve months? Have you accomplished everything that you wanted to accomplish in 2014?  What are your goals for 2015 and have you written them down? Writing out our goals may be one of the most important things that we can do as we anticipate the coming of the New Year. Unfortunately it is also one of those tasks that gets pushed aside until we are at least a month or two into the New Year. Continue reading

A Time to be Thankful

 

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For those of us who reside in the United States, tomorrow we will be celebrating our Thanksgiving Holiday. The Success Series team is truly grateful for the wonderful support that we receive from all of you, we appreciate it very much.

With Thanksgiving already upon us, it means that the end of the year will soon be here. Now would be a great time to look back on your year and acknowledge all that you have accomplished and what it is that you are grateful for. It could be something as simple as waking up every day or having transportation to and from work or for your family and friends. If you are able to read this, there is one more thing to be thankful for. Continue reading

He’s Back! (from the triple whammy Perfect Storm)

 

Ok, ok, you’re wondering “Where did this guy go?” One week I’m receiving his Thought for the Week and the next week he’s gone! Let me explain:

THE PERFECT STORM

 

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Like most of you, I was humming along when the economic collapse hit. My seminars and coaching practice and my real estate development firm were goin’ and blowin’. Then things changed practically overnight. I had two large-scale community developments underway that didn’t survive the crash and I spent the next year negotiating workouts with lenders and capital partners. That personal financial crisis was like getting hit by a Mack truck leaving me in no shape to advise others until I applied my success principles to my own life with this new normal. Continue reading