Protect Your Peace

We all have an area in our life that we need to work on, but the important thing is to think about what area you want to work on. Write it down, and then, over the next several days, think about what you can do to strengthen that area. Just knowing that you've thought...

Dont let fear kill your dreams

Don't let fear kill your dreams! Sometimes we don't reach our goals because if we are true to ourselves, we are afraid. And fear can kill a dream. It can be a fear of success or fear of failure. Equally, they can hold you back. So what are you afraid of? Try and tell...

How to Turn Failure Into a Success

No one likes to fail. I know I don't. But there are some good things that we can learn from failure that will allow us to fail forward. In fact, successful people study their failures so that they can take what they learned from them to move forward. Because if we are...

How to Start Believing in Yourself

Are you reaching your goals? What are you doing in the morning when you wake up? It is important to look in that mirror and to believe in the person that you see and to tell that person when you get up in the morning that you can accomplish your goals. Write down your...

Tips to Overcome Adversity

It's important to gain skills to overcome adversity. In the past 25 - 30 years that I've studied human behavior, I've learned that there are 2 ways that people respond when they have a roadblock or a hurdle as it relates to setting goals. Either they NAP, N-A-P, or...

Congrats to Coach Dawn Staley and Caitlin Clark:Women’s Basketball

I'd like to say congrats to Coach Staley and Caitlin Clark. Like many of you recently, I know you watched the 2024 women's national basketball tournament. And did you know that more people watch that game than in any professional sports men or females since 2019? It...

Achieve Your Goals With These (3) Simple Steps

I'd like to share my three simple steps on how you can achieve your goals. Don't get frustrated when you have a roadblock. Just try to NIP it in the bud, and use the 3 steps. N, navigate the possibilities, and see the big picture. I, be inquisitive. Maybe look at the...

How to Overcome Failures and Succeed: The Prune and Grow Strategy

Today I want to share how I overcome failures and succeed. I'm often asked, what do you do when things in your life don't work out? Well, one thing I've learned is that success is not permanent. Even though you may be successful in one part of your life there's always...

Positive Self Talk

Positive self talk is more important than you might realize. If you're struggling with reaching your goals, have you evaluated what you're saying to yourself? There is great value in self talk. When you get up in the morning, what are you saying to yourself? If you do...

No more excuses!

No more excuses! Last week, I outlined 7 things that were holding you back, and today, we're gonna talk about step 1, making excuses. Have you ever wondered why some people are more successful than others? Well, interesting, most of us started out at the same place in...

Stop The Madness: 7 Things That Are Holding You Back

Let's talk about the top 7 things that are holding you back and what to do about them. It's now March Madness season and we wanna get mad about the things in our life and get rid of those things that have been holding us back. Let's follow 7 steps and get rid of 7...

4 Tips To Network Like A Pro

Learn to network like a pro! When you're going to a networking event, a lot of people picture eating cheese and drinking a little wine or drinking a soda. But this is an important time when you are laying the foundation for long term business relationships. I often...

Think Like Lebron James – 5 Keys To A Winning Mindset 

Let's talk about what it takes to have a winning mindset. We can learn a lot from a basketball game if we apply the principles to our life. Recently, I was watching LeBron James as he and the Lakers played the Clippers. It was in the 4th quarter and the Lakers were...

Today’s Inspiration – Dr. Mae Jemison

As we continue to celebrate Black History Month, I want to highlight Mae Jemison. I am very excited that a couple weeks ago, I had the honor and pleasure of meeting Dr. Mae Jemison. Mae Jemison is a physician and scientist who in 1992 became the first black woman...

Control Your Mindset Like a Thermostat and Control Your Environment

It's time to learn how to control your mindset to control your environment. Sometimes when we don't feel good and don't feel happy, we want to blame others for how we feel. The truth is we have to control our own happiness. You know, you could either be a thermometer...

Do You Have the Heart of a Leader like Harriet Tubman?

In celebration of Black History Month, we want to pay tribute to Harriet Tubman. Harriet Tubman was a freed slave who went back and forth through the Underground Railroad over 19 times and freed 300 slaves. When we think about a leader, many times people ask, "What is...

Why You Need to Grow Your Gift

I want to talk about the fourth step of the  Bragg Factor®. Step 1: Behave as if Step 2: Resist the urge to complain and quit Step 3: Accept no limitations Step 4: Grow your gift Step 5: Gratitude Today we're going talk about that fourth step, grow your gift. I think...

Accept No Limitations

Have you ever had a bad week and you just didn't know how you were going to get everything done and you just didn't know what to do? Well, this is what I call the third step in the Bragg Factor®, which is called accept no limitation. The only thing that's stopping you...

How to Solve Problems

I want to share with you something that happened to me in the office the other day. An elderly woman went in the bathroom, and when she left the bathroom, she locked the door. When another patient wanted to use the bathroom, she couldn't get in. My receptionist said,...

How to reach your goals? Nip it!

We've been talking about goals since the beginning of this year. I want you to know that first of all, you are worthy of achieving your goals. You deserve to be successful. I talked about last week on focusing on what's holding you back, because if we can erase those...