Category: "Advice"

Getting Over Missed Opportunities

Posted on Mar 7, 2020 by in Advice
Getting Over Missed Opportunities

How do I move on from not taking an opportunity that was extremely important to me?

You get wiser and you create a framework to make sure you don’t make that mistake again. And then you start putting yourself in places where the kind of opportunities you want are likely to show up.

And if you want help with this, we should talk. To do that click here to schedule.

Disclaimer: I liked the picture, I have no opinion on the book; I've never even seen it before. If you read it, I'd be happy to know what you think about it.

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How Can I Serve You Better this Year/Decade/Life?

Posted on Feb 19, 2020 by in Advice, Structure, Success
How Can I Serve You Better this Year/Decade/Life?

As a lawyer, coach, out-of-the-box thinker, and magical connection maker, I want to know how I can help you Reach Higher. With that in mind, these questions:

  1. If we had a magic wand and could instantly fix just one problem you are experiencing, which problem would you pick?
  2. If we could wave a magic wand and instantly make just one change to make your life better, what would you pick?

I'd love your feedback. Feel free to comment here, or message me privately.

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Some Parenting Recommendations

Posted on Jan 16, 2020 by in Advice, Children
Some Parenting Recommendations

I had a conversation yesterday, and we got to talking about how to raise healthy kids. So, having written up the recommendations for one, I share it with the world. If you are a reader, here are a handful I recommend:

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Saying No

Posted on Jan 26, 2018 by in Advice, Structure, Success, Success
Saying No

unsplash-logoGemma Evans

Today's assignment is pretty simple:

  1. Write down a list of your top twenty five goals in life. Include here things you are already achieving, like raising your kids.
  2. Circle the top five.
  3. Now consider the other twenty. And then forget them.

These are your distractions. These are the things that will keep you from having what you want. To these you must say no, that is if you want to achieve the top five.

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Foundation for a Great Life

Posted on Jan 15, 2018 by in Advice
Foundation for a Great Life

As I mentioned in our last post, I reviewed Jim Rohn's Best Year Ever last week. Here is the essence of that four hour and twenty minute excursion.

According to Mr. Rohn, there are five pieces to life's puzzle. They are:

  1. Your Philosophy
  2. Your Attitude
  3. Your Activity/Discipline
  4. Your Measures
  5. Your Intended Lifestyle

Your assignment is to define these for yourself. Rather than try to explain, I'll show you. Here are some of mine:

  1. My Philosophy: My time is the only thing I can't get back; Always be Making a Difference.
  2. The Attitude: I love how Mr. Rohn puts this "Let the past be a school." Everyone I meet and everything I encounter is there for me to learn and grow from. I will embrace this.
  3. Things I will do: Keep planting seeds: Write, Lead, Coach, Teach
  4. The Measures: Post at least one item a week. Answer at least ten Quora questions each week. Reach out to at least two potential customers each week. Lead or assist at an introduction to the Landmark Forum at least twice a month. Earn $17,809 a month within a year.
  5. Intended Lifestyle: To be constantly moving and meeting new people with a number of modest home bases.

You might also want to note the background conversations that you already have with yourself. My default conversations are nothing like what I've written above. They're usually more like: "You missed your chance. Why bother anyway? Go eat some chocolate. No don't. You're an idiot. Do you want to be useless and fat?"

Feel free to share in the comments below.

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