40 Quarter Turns to Start 2014


Happy New Year! To ensure that your 2014 gets off to an amazing start I’m starting you off with the latest version of my 40 most powerful Quarter Turns. You may notice some have not changed since last year, but you will notice modified and new ones as well. This is the year that you…read more.

Unplug From The Matrix


I’ve been unavailable for the past few days, but it’s by choice. I call it “unplugging from the matrix” Sometimes, at least for me, it feels really good to put down all of my devices, gadgets, smart tech, and tablets and just be a real person for a while. It seems to give me time…read more.

Are You a Maker?


Are You a Maker? During a recent coaching call, I was working with a client as he developed his personal core values. By the way, if you have not developed a list of your own core values and defined what they mean to you, please do so. You’ll be happy you took this fulfilling step…read more.

My Best Time for a Marathon


My Best Time for a Marathon The marathon. A 26.2-mile journey that rightfully summons up visions of endurance and accomplishment. The world’s fastest runners (that we know about) complete this trek in just over two hours. I completed a marathon last week. It wasn’t my first. It was my third. I walked most of it,…read more.

Everyone is a Salesperson


Everyone is a Salesperson I once coached a young director of a reality TV series. His dream and career goal was venturing away from bratty 20-somethings and directing feature films. Early on in the coaching process, we were discussing some sales techniques to help him achieve his goal and I remember him boldly proclaiming that…read more.

Welcoming Your New Addition


So we welcomed a new addition to our family this past month. No, it’s not what you think. We are the proud parents of a three-month-old, four-pound baby fluff ball Pomeranian puppy named Desmond. After years of begging from my two boys and my wife, I finally relented, and I have to say he is…read more.

It’s Not Rocket Science…Or Is It?


My sister and brother-in-law visited us from Florida this past weekend to celebrate a family event. We only get to see them a few times a year so it’s always nice when they’re in town. My brother-in-law is a highly intelligent engineer who worked for many years with NASA on the space shuttle program. So…read more.

Call A Balk


It’s probably no surprise to anyone who knows me or has followed my blogs, newsletters, speaking engagements and trainings that I get a tremendous amount of joy and satisfaction attending and watching both of my sons sporting events. What may come as a bit of a surprise is how many Quarter Turns I come up…read more.