April 28, 2015Your Morning Success Walk
A Guest Column by Scott Kosak
This week in Success Tips, my friend and Mentor Scott Kosak agreed to write a short piece about his experiences since starting his own successful small business. His guidance is truly enlightening, and will be a boost to your success efforts. Enjoy! -- Dave Robbins
The crisp, spring Midwest air really gets my mind firing, especially during my morning walks with Riley (my four-year-old coon hound mix) at 5a. These walks are partly by choice and partly because Riley decides, "Hey, it's time for my walk!" Yeah, I could try to ignore her, but her pacing gets more rapid, her little whimpers a bit more persistent, and my ability to fall back to sleep fades away fast. Before I know it, I'm halfway around the block and with each step, each breath of fresh morning air seems to feed more thoughts about what I want to accomplish today and beyond.
March 31, 2015Spring Training
Whether its golf, soccer, baseball or your career, finally the long winter looks to be over... what's the first thing to do? Roll out the SPRING TRAINING! There are a lot of opportunities available, and this is your chance. Know the new paradigm in your business, and ...
February 17, 2015The Two Biggest Goal-Setting Rules
This week in Success Tips, we'll take on two of the BIGGEST things you will want to use as you set your career goals for 2015. The coming year of 2015 is full of promise and lots of opportunity. By being able to set goals and then go for those goals, you too can be a ...
January 6, 20152015 Is Your Year!
Yes! 2015 is HERE! And a great year it will be. While the general outlook is very good, you will undoubtedly be challenged by many things over the coming 12 months. It's not WHAT you are challenged with, it is HOW you respond to what you are challenged with that will ...
October 21, 2014Powerful Self-Confidence
The very basis for career success is moving ahead with CONFIDENCE, giving you a quiet, inner peace and strength to continue to your ultimate goal or goals. If you KNOW deep down that you can achieve something in your career, and are confident of achieving it, then you ...
October 7, 2014The Seeds Of Achievement - Part Two
So the seed business was going great; I was making sale after sale and working through territory like wildfire. It seemed as if everyone loved the seeds, and they thought I was a pleasant enough kid who they wanted to help by buying a pack or two. Life was great and I ...
September 23, 2014The Seeds Of Achievement - Part One
When I was nine years old, I had my very first "job." I went into business for myself selling seeds and greeting cards, door to door. It was an amazing learning experience that stays with me to this day. INCREASING CASH FLOW I learned of this incredible opportunity ...
August 26, 2014Reinvent Yourself
No matter what you are good at today, you can be just as good at something related but different tomorrow. What you decide to focus on will be the next chapter of your life. What will that be? SELECT YOUR REINVENTION My good friend John Cline says, "If you have been ...
July 29, 2014Avoid Your Comfort Zone
Human beings are great at goal seeking. We may be the best on the planet of doing this. By nature, we always fall back to goal seeking. Whatever goal is the most present in our consciousness is the one that we will seek. We will move to meet our needs and desires. ...
June 10, 2014Focus On The Possible
One of the greatest -- and most overlooked -- ability of the best and most successful leaders of any age is their natural tendency to always see what is possible in front of them. We'll focus on that subject today in Success Tips. GOOD OBSESSION These leaders do not ...