Formula for Success, Part IV – Get Accountability Partners

To review, the Formula for Success has 5 steps. 1.  Clearly state your goal. 2.  Have an end date for your goal. 3.  Get accountability partners. 4.  Take action daily. 5.  On the projected date of completion, close down. _________________________ This blast is part IV of a seven-part series describing the Formula for Success.  We […]

Formula for Success, Part III – Have a Clear End Date

To review, the Formula for Success has 5 steps. 1.  Clearly state your goal. 2.  Have an end date for your goal. 3.  Get accountability partners. 4.  Take action daily. 5.  On the projected date of completion, close down. _________________________ This blast is part III of a seven-part series describing the Formula for Success.  We […]

Formula for Success, Part II – What do you Want?

Formula for Success, Part II To review, the Formula for Success has 5 steps. 1.  Clearly state your goal. 2.  Have an end date for your goal. 3.  Get accountability partners. 4.  Take action daily. 5.  On the projected date of completion, close down. _________________________ This blast is part II of a seven-part series describing […]

Formula for Success, Part I – Overview

This blast is part I of a seven-part series describing the Formula for Success. What do you want to achieve this year?  Do you have a financial goal?  A goal to grow your firm?  To increase your receivables?  To have more case originations?  Or maybe you are just starting out.  Maybe you have just started […]

Chunk it Down for Success in 2014

  I know today is a holiday.  I know it is football day, too (one of the many this time of year).  But also, it is a day of renewal.  It is a natural breaking point between the old and the new.  People traditionally create what they call “New Year’s resolutions” on this day.  But […]

Closing Down 2013 to Help you Succeed in 2014!

I want to offer you a simple process as we reach the end of the calendar year.  First, the reason for the process.  We tend to see things in chunks.  2013 is a chunk of time and our minds will naturally evaluate how we did during this chunk of time.  We will assess ourselves in […]

Getting Where You Want to Go – No Matter What!

“Discipline and persistence – there is no substitute.” –Barbara Fagan (www.sourcepointtraining.com) When I was 16, I wanted to get an after school job. I applied at McDonald’s, along with every other 16 year old in Valencia, California. Then I waited for the interview call. Days went by and they didn’t call. My mom said something […]

How to REALLY Get What You Say You Want

Goal vs. Commitment I was working with a client the other day on the promises she had made herself for the week.  One promise was to make 10 sales calls to potential customers.  When I asked if she had done it, she was pretty excited.  She said, “I made 8!” I said, “That’s great.  You […]

Send Out 2012 and Set Yourself up for Success in 2013!

As you read this post and consider where you are headed for 2013, please see the end for a very special and limited time offer! A Formula for Success                There are many ways to get what you want.  Some are more powerful and more intentional than others.  (The one way that usually does not […]

How to be Complete with 2011 and Ready for 2012!

Complete Your 2011 & Enhance Possibilities in 2012 Several years ago I began a practice that has been invaluable to me.  It is based on a premise I learned in my coach training program that completion releases energy.  Often we have too many “open loops” in our lives.  One of the things I teach in […]