Self-Improvement

Network Success

I have +-5,000 LinkedIn connections. We have an extensive +-12,000 contacts in our database at Coppola-Cheney.  LIFEies goes to over 25,000 people weekly.  My Commercial Real Estate Narrative goes to over 35,000 weekly.  Why am I sharing all this? The number one predictor of career success is working with a large open network. While the article below was written years ago,… Read more →

Changing People’s Minds

Words matter. Phrases can transform lives.  Don’t believe me? When was the last time you received a harsh criticism that turned your entire day upside down? How long did it take for you to overcome the resulting funk? On the other hand, can you recall the last time someone’s positive praise lifted you so high you felt untouchable? Words have… Read more →

Today is the Day

For the third year in a row, I am reading The Daily Stoic by Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman. I love this book and its daily messages.  It turns out that Emperor Marcus Aurelius could have started my LIFEies back in the early Roman days.  I copied a page from the book below for you to enjoy.  If you want a… Read more →