positive thinking the right way

Positive Thinking…the Right Way

  We know a positive mindset is critical to finding success and having a fulfilling life.  In an interesting twist, however, thinking positively can have negative effects on the future.   The secret is in the obstacles that are standing in the way of achieving your goals.  As Dan Sullivan would say, “Obstacles are the raw material for obtaining your goals.” … Read more →


Honor the Process

  For a number of years, I have been coaching, teaching and talking about The Process.  Here are few sayings I use: “Honor. The. Process.”     – University of Arizona Basketball team “The Process is Fearless”     – Joe Madden, the coach of the World Champion Chicago Cubs I decided to look more into where this phrase came from after reading a NYT… Read more →

daily discipline

Developing Daily Discipline

  What is discipline?  In the below article, Inga Stasiulionyte describes discipline as: The difference between being in control of your future and letting your environment dictate you destiny.  Living The Fantastic Life means following a set of rules that are designed to help you develop discipline.  Here are some from the article below:  Set Big Goals—Fantastic Life Rule #9: Set… Read more →

deliberate practice

Deep Practice is for just a few areas in your life

  The most important aspect of deliberate practice is that you NEED to know what you are deliberately practicing for.” Achieving the Fantastic Life is about knowing where you want to go, and the road you will take to get you there. The video posted by Dr. Cobb below discusses the development of skills and the process for deliberate practice. The development… Read more →