12 Things NOT TO DO... Issue 5 Do NOT focus on the future... Focus On Today. There is a song called Cats In The Cradle, written by Harry Chapin. It describes a son that absolutely worships his dad and only wants to spend time with him, but his Dad is always to busy with work, life, etc… As the son grows up, the roles reverse. The father is older and retired, and lonely, and he really longs for a relationship with his son. But by this time, his son has turned into his father a
12 Things NOT TO DO... Issue 4 Do NOT set lofty goals... Set Passionate Goals. Greetings everyone from the beautiful West Coast of Lake Michigan. Welcome to issue 4 of 12 of Things NOT To Do…. In our first two issues we discussed making a proper plan, and really studying our wheelhouse. In the third issue, we discussed the concept that having a GIVING mindset was a much better method of living and creating happiness than “acquiring”. (and ironically 9 out of 10 times, you act
12 Things NOT TO DO... Issue 3 Do NOT focus on acquiring... Focus On GIVING. Every year around January 1, people make a new list of things they want to accomplish over the next 12 months. Some do it out of tradition ie: the “New Years Resolution”. Others are more disciplined planners, and create a list of practical personal and/or career goals to accomplish each year. On its surface, there is nothing wrong with this practice. But have you ever noticed that New Year Resolution
12 Things NOT TO DO... Issue 2 Do NOT Read Leadership Books... Learn About Your Wheelhouse Thank you for joining me in Issue 2 of our 12 part series on 12 Things NOT To Do... As we discussed last time, I came up with these topics based on reading many messages form you, and seeing trends of incorrect thinking, incorrect action, and a host of issues that made me want to say “STOP, don’t do that!!! (at least not right now) In order to find real happiness, one of the most import
12 Things NOT TO DO... Issue 1 Do NOT make a New Year Resolution... Make a Plan After reading many messages from all of you in the last year, I noticed a common theme among the questions. There were a group of topics I just wanted to answer by saying, "That is the WRONG question!" But without context my answer would not make sense. So I decided to take the 12 most common misunderstood items, and set you straight on the correct direction. My hope is that these clarifications w
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