Pray It Up To Bring It Down

Pray it up to bring it down. This may be the riskiest tip I’ve ever offered. After all, we’ve been taught that we should never discuss religion. Well, believe it or not, today’s tip has nothing to do with religion. It has to do with power–spiritual power. One of the great discoveries of my life is that prayer is not …

Don't Resist Change – Manage It

Complaining that everything is changing too rapidly is like complaining that rocks are hard. It’s true but useless. Almost no one likes change, except perhaps the baby with a dirty diaper. Change is always stressful and challenging. Even good change can be difficult. So it’s no wonder that the two most common responses to change are denial and resistance. Some …

You're All That You've Got

If you love yourself, you’ll take care of yourself. The March 2001 issue of Business Week magazine reported on a survey they conducted. They asked thousands of people how they were doing. The most common response they received was, “I’m tired.” People seemed to be worn out like never before. Indeed. Even though some people would call me a “motivational …

Trust – The Cornerstone of Lasting Relationships

Trust or rust! A lot of things go into a relationship. But in the final analysis, the length of any relationship, indeed the depth and breadth of any relationship depends on one thing and one thing only, the trust in that relationship. Perhaps that’s why George McDonald, the renowned preacher said, “It is a greater compliment to be trusted than …