Self-Improvement

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93%

  93% of our time is spent indoors!  That statistic  is insane.  We CAN and WILL do better than that.  Get outside.  Do something outside today and tomorrow AND for the rest of your life. Here are three ways to get outside today: –A 5 minute walk outside (not in your building, not in the mall—outside). –Sit in your backyard… Read more →

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Pick 3

  Living The Fantastic Life requires sustained sacrifice (The Fantastic Life Rule # 5) that takes away from other facets of life.  Here is your choice—work, sleep, family, fitness, or friends:  Pick 3 to win this week. Each week, throughout your life you get to decide which ones will get your time because there are only 24 hours in a day… Read more →

Happy Marriage

A Happy Marriage

  I have this joke I tell about waking up, rolling over and whispering “You’re right, honey”, then starting my day.  If you want a happier marriage, the first and best way to begin is to express gratitude. {Click to Tweet}  Simple to type and simple to do.  Tell your spouse “thank you.”  We learned this in kindergarten, and it… Read more →

Prune the BS

Prune the Bullshit

  A broker I mentor sent me the article below that mirrors what I say in some of my Fantastic Life talks. In my talk, I use a quote from McKenzie Barney of comfortheory.com,  “How I spend my time is how I spend my life.” And the corollary, “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is… Read more →

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A Sincere Apology

Mistakes happen to the best of us, and believe me, I have had to apologize more than anyone I know.  I have learned (the hard way) how to make a sincere apology.  The way we apologize or respond to mistakes displays personal character and can be used to leverage growth, trust, and credibility within relationships. The first step is owning… Read more →