Saturday, September 08, 2012's been a long time!

Wow!! It's been about 6 years since I've posted a message on this blog.  My job has taken me all around the world - Kuwait, Korea, Haiti, Honduras, Dominican Republic, Colombia, GTMO, Afghanistan and Qatar - Whooooh!! It's definitely been a journey for sure...and many more adventures to come.

I am currently working on a new project - my new website is called 100 Leadership
This website is focused on sharing and discussing insights on leadership between practicing leaders around the world, thereby making us all better leaders.

Click on the link or picture above to review my insight model of Observe - Reflect - Insight - Action and/or to sign up for a weekly leadership insight that will be delivered to your email account.

Thanks and it's good to be back!

Wednesday, January 31, 2007

*****News Flash*****

The book that I mentioned in my last post is out and hot off the presses - Needless to say, I am excited. Click on the picture below to find out more about this awesome book.

I received the book this weekend and I cannot put it down. Of course, Chapter 39 is of great interest to me because --- It is my chapter. LOL!!!!!!

Let's see - there are 101 tips from experts in every field - My chapter is about ideas and creativity - click on link below - you won't be sorry. David Riklan is offering mega-bonuses - so you are definitely getting more value than what you will pay for the book itself.

To your success...

Saturday, December 09, 2006

Great News!! I was selected to be a Contributing Author in an upcoming Self Improvement book titled: 101 Great Ways to Improve Your Life - Volume 3 - Featured authors include Ken Blanchard, Les Brown, Mark Victor Hansen, Byron Katie and many other experts. This book will be out in Jan 2007. Stay tuned!!

Saturday, October 21, 2006

Where Do I Start?

Do you have so many ideas, projects, and goals that you don't know where to start? Do you feel bad because you are so indecisive? Do you start many projects, but finish very few?

Have you ever wondered why you don't finish the projects that you start? I believe that this happens because creative people possess the ability to do many, many things and guess what - they do. Which means that they tend to start project #1 and before it's complete they have already started projects #2 and #3.

The purpose of this post is not to condemn you or to tell you that you must finish one project before you start another one, but to recommend that you use your creative energy in a more focused and powerful manner by working on your creative projects first.

You must use your best energy on projects that require you to be the most creative.

You are at your best when you work on your creative ideas because you already have unlimited creative power which is amplified when combined with your natural energy.

Here's how you do it:

Identify the project that you are most passionate about and that calls for you to be at your creative best.

Set aside an hour or more to work on this project.

Give yourself permission to work exclusively on this project - single-minded focus ensures success.

The last step is to enjoy being immersed in this creative endeavor.

Be blessed,


Wednesday, September 13, 2006


I just completed a series of articles based upon Napoleon Hill's book, Think and Grow Rich. If you have ever read the book, you know that Mr. Hill speaks about a secret that is mentioned over one hundred times in the book.

I don't know about you, but I have read that book over twenty times and I have never identified what the "secret" is. So, I decided to re-read the book and find out what this secret is all about.

I decided to analyze the story of Edwin C. Barnes and his quest to become a partner with the great inventor, Thomas Edison.

You can read the result of my analysis by reading the articles listed below:

The Secret of Think and Grow Rich - Part I

The Secret of Think and Grow Rich - Part II

The Secret of Think and Grow Rich - Part III


Monday, June 12, 2006

Have you ever wondered why some people are able to create great ideas at will?

Do you think that they were born with the ability to create ideas?

Do you also think that you are not creative or that you do not have the ability to create valuable ideas?

I believe that we all have the ability to create anything that we desire. If you can imagine a goal, idea, or dream - you have the ability to bring that image to life.

All it takes is energy, effort, and persistence - it may not be easy but it is definitely possible.

You can increase your odds of becoming successful at creating and developing great ideas by studying the methods, tactics, and actions of people who have mastered the ideation process.

I have created a new website called Student of Ideas for people who want to become idea generators by becoming students of ideas.

My goal is to build a community of idea generators, so please visit and sign up for the Idea Tips newsletter.


Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Hello. I was just listening to an audio book by Jack Canfield called The Success Principles.

In the book he talks about a technique called the Rule of 5. The purpose of this technique is to help you build momentum by ensuring that you do at least 5 things everyday, no matter how small, to move you closer to accomplishing your major goal.

Consider this, if you apply this technique to writing a book - you would be able to complete a 150 page book in approx. 1 month by writing at least 5 pages everyday.

Think about how much you could accomplish if you did 5 things everyday to accomplish your goals - you would be UNSTOPPABLE!!

take care...

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