August 17, 2022

Information is control. Or so the myth says… A couple of months ago, I received a “positive” test result for cancer. I was referred by my doctor to a specialist who would need to do further tests and offer a proper diagnosis. “Don’t be worried,” I was told. “This could be nothing.” Now, after goingContinue reading “August 17, 2022”

July 13, 2022

What trauma teaches us about stress… Sorry for the silence. I’ve been traveling like crazy (which incudes literally going around the world for business) and… I’ve also been doing some work on myself. Maybe it was subconsciously inspired by the concept of vulnerabilities that I explored in my last post, but I found myself diggingContinue reading “July 13, 2022”

April 26, 2022

Aren’t you afraid of the risk? I bought a car this past weekend. A brand new one. And the experience was almost perfect. Except for one thing. And I knew it was coming… the high pressure sales attempt at the end when the Finance Manager (aka the final sales person) pushes to sell a host of extraContinue reading “April 26, 2022”

March 20, 2022

Something a little different… This week, instead of writing something, I am sharing an interview I did for the awesome people at Selling from the Heart. Larry Levine and Darrell Amy are two, high-quality human beings who are elevating the definition of what it means to be authentic in business. I was honored to joinContinue reading “March 20, 2022”

February 20, 2022

How to break the addiction of significance Of the three most common causes of stress – the fear of failure, the fear of rejection, and the fear of risk – which one is your biggest trigger? For me, it’s the fear of rejection. Which makes it particularly tough to be truly vulnerable. And is aContinue reading “February 20, 2022”

January 16, 2022

How to break the addiction of success Are you addicted to success? In other words, is your confidence dependent on whether or not you are successful? And if you are a leader, is your team’s confidence dependent on whether or not they are successful – because you have mandated success for all of their efforts?Continue reading “January 16, 2022”

January 9, 2022

And now, some practical advice… Are you ready for some practical advice on how to eliminate the stress in your life? Because while I have been laying down a foundation for the “why” and the “what” of stress, it was all necessary to get to the “how” of eliminating stress. So, let’s dive in. ConsiderContinue reading “January 9, 2022”

December 12, 2021

Stress is an addiction In my last post, I ended with a question… Why would anyone shape their lives around pursuing something that would never be “enough?” Well, it’s a long story… Every one of us starts life with a fairly simple agenda – we want to live. When we’re born, life pretty much reducesContinue reading “December 12, 2021”