A Training Regimen For Positivity

You cannot climb uphill by thinking downhill thoughts. Last week I wrote about the choice you have to make each and every morning — to rise and shine or rise and whine. I suggested a number of ways to stop negative thoughts from coming into your mind and taking over. But you must be prepared for resistance on the part …

The Head and the Heart

Education without motivation serves no useful purpose. Last week I wrote about the fact that motivation is not enough, but neither is education. There are a lot of “educated” people who achieve very little on or off the job. They know what to do, and they know how to do it. The problem is they’re not motivated enough to do …

When Motivation Isn't Enough

Motivation is not enough. If you motivate an idiot, all you have is a motivated idiot. For years, people have called me a “motivational speaker.” On the one hand, I’m delighted that people get fired up at my programs, but on the other hand, I’m always a little cautious about that title. After all, my specialty is peak performance, and …