Prepare to Win

This past week, Kim and I went to Talley’s for breakfast. It was a 50’s diner experience which was definitely one of the best 50’s diners I’ve been to. The food was amazing and the view transported you to another place and time. Sometimes we need to get out of ourselves and away from the … More Prepare to Win

Good to Great by Jim Collins ~ Wednesday’s Book of the Week

Good to great, “Why some companies make the leap… and others don’t” This book is a 5 year study by Jim Collin’s team researchers studying what makes some companies excel comparing them with companies that never take that leap. This book is known as a classic, published in 2001 and selling over one million copies. I’m … More Good to Great by Jim Collins ~ Wednesday’s Book of the Week

7 Tips for Reading a Book a Week ~ When You are Short on Time

I get it. You don’t have time to read a book a week or feel that it’s a crazy goal. There are more important things to do right? The wisest man in history would disagree. Solomon, King of Isreal, was considered the wisest man throughout history and the history to come.¹ (Not a bad title.) … More 7 Tips for Reading a Book a Week ~ When You are Short on Time

High Performance Habit #4 ~ Increase Productivity

Today’s blog post is from this week’s book of the week, High Performing Habits by Brendon Burchard. Today we’re talking about habit number four and sharing just a few gems from the book (not all the gems you have to buy the book for that). The secret Brendon Burchard says is in the fundamentals. “The … More High Performance Habit #4 ~ Increase Productivity

High Performing Habits 2 & 3: Generate Energy and Raise Necessity

This week’s book is High Performing Habits by Brendon Burchard.  “…energy is significantly related to productivity. If you ever want to get more done, you don’t need to buy some app or organize your papers better. It’s less about doing e-mail better and more about doing energy better.”¹ What’s interesting about this quote, is that … More High Performing Habits 2 & 3: Generate Energy and Raise Necessity

The Willpower Habit

Today I rolled out of bed begrudgingly and with much prompting. It’s so easy to fill yourself with knowledge and know the things you should do, but to do them takes something else, “willpower”, ugh. Honestly though I’ve never really thought of willpower as a habit. After reading The Power of Habit, last week’s book … More The Willpower Habit

High Performance Habits by Brendon Burchard ~ Wednesday’s Book of the Week

With last weeks’ book of the week being The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg, and learning how to change habits, it seemed only natural for this week’s book to be High Performance Habits by Brendon Burchard.  So what are high performance habits? Brendon Burchard describes them as, “High performance is not achieved by a … More High Performance Habits by Brendon Burchard ~ Wednesday’s Book of the Week