January 10, 2017PYL - Already Giving Up On Your New Year's Resolution? Here's Why!
There's a reason why most people don't bother setting goals for the new year.
We don't exactly have a high track record of success.
In fact, of the 45% of Americans who DID set a 2017 goal, one-third of them will give up before the end of January and only 8% will cross the finish line and reach the goal they set.
As I scrolled through Facebook this week, I understood why.
One well-meaning friend has been posting non-stop complaints about his new diet since New Year's Day. Every salad he eats is photographed with a caption telling the world how much he misses pizza. If he's eating an apple, he wishes it was cake. He's keeping track of how many consecutive days he's made the huge sacrifice to put clean foods into his body.
January 3, 2017How To Find More Fulfillment In 2017
The statistics are shocking. Per the Gallup Organization, 2 in 3 American workers are disengaged in their jobs. Statistically speaking, two-thirds of your co-workers would rather be anywhere than the office. It's not hard to understand why. On average, American ...
December 13, 20165 Strategies To Change Your Life In 2017
One of the most common questions I've received over the last year is "Why?" Why did I walk away from a successful 18-year programming career to launch my own business? For me the answer came down to one word. Fulfillment. In the age of national programming, format ...
November 22, 2016Growth Shouldn't Make You Feel Guilty
Do You Ever Feel Guilty For Wanting To Grow? I recently did a consultation for a new client who is one of the highest achievers I've had the pleasure of working with. She is beautiful, intelligent, and accomplished. She lives in a swanky apartment, has the financial ...
November 1, 2016What Halloween Can Teach Us About Personal Growth
As part of our Halloween celebration, my girlfriend and I went on a Paranormal ghost tour of the 4th most haunted building in America. It was a truly creepy experience. We have several pictures of white orbs floating across a pitch-black theater, and even one that ...
October 25, 2016Are You Distracted Or Disinterested?
We live in a culture where A.D.D. has become our go-to reason for why we can’t focus on the task at hand. For me, it was a crutch at my last radio job, a home for the unending parade of pointless, corporate meetings with little purpose other than to set up the ...
October 4, 2016The 3 Things Blocking You From Your Goals
THERE ARE REALLY ONLY THREE REASONS YOU AREN'T WHERE YOU WANT TO BE IN LIFE. 1) You haven't created a clear, compelling vision. When I began my own personal development journey, my coach asked me what would make me happy. I spoke eloquently for 25 minutes about ...
September 13, 2016You Should Go And Love Yourself
One of the biggest roadblocks to experiencing lasting, meaningful fulfillment lies in our inability to establish a daily self-love practice. We wake up in the morning and head straight for the phone, responding to emails and placing ourselves at the mercy of the ...
September 7, 2016Be Interested. Not Interesting.
By their very nature, most air talent are “class clowns” who thrive on being the center of attention. When sitting in front of a microphone, they are fearless, outrageous, and willing to go to any length to get a laugh. The best ones are fantastic story ...
August 16, 2016Are You Truly Living? Or Just Avoiding Death?
I know, it's not the most inspiring title for a self-development column. But go with me on this. It's an important lesson. Last week my girlfriend and I had to say goodbye to her grandmother, who passed away at the age of 91. The death was not a surprise, as she had ...