Your Intuitive Guide To Growing “Grit” For Success

Sometimes the road ahead looks long and bleak. Choices seem to fade into just a few shades. You want to give up your dream—it feels stupid, really, to you. Experts might say you need more “grit.” But what is it, you wonder, where did it come from—and how do I get it? The term grit probably came from the military to indicate “what it takes” to get the job done regardless of the odds. The word grit is often used to mean “perseverance.” But that … [Read more...]

Your Intuitive Guide To Success

Ever wonder why some people are more successful than others? Do you explain it away by believing that luck and high profile family connections are the key factors? Well, yes, these two reasons certainly can’t hurt—but then how do you explain why people without these advantages also succeed?  If you do an Internet search for books and articles about success, you could feel so overwhelmed that you end up not taking any action at all. Sound … [Read more...]

Shhhh! Top Secrets to Using Stress to Improve Performance

If you are like most people, you might be anxious about conducting a workshop giving a presentation in a meeting or speaking in public to a large group. No matter how well you know the material, your mind goes blank, your fingers and arms feel cold as more blood is sent to your brain, and you shiver as a result. Yet, at the same time, your palms are clammy and your brow feels damp. And, again, if you are like most people, you say in silence … [Read more...]

3 Things to Do if Colleges Reject You

Colleges Rejected You? Learn Top Tips of Intuitive Parents and Students—and Get Accepted! Got rejected or wait-listed by your college or grad school? I got rejected in my senior year in high school by all the colleges I applied to! And, later, I got rejected on my first attempts at applying to graduate programs. And guess what? I graduated from prestigious colleges and graduate schools! You don’t need a degree in college navigation. … [Read more...]

Learn How to Focus for Success from a Navy Seal

I had the honor of attending a dinner where the speaker was Mark Owen, the Navy SEAL and author of the best-selling book, “No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama bin Laden.”   He discussed his latest book, “No Hero: The Evolution of a Navy SEAL,” and what being a Navy SEAL taught him about success. During his talk he showed slides of his training and the attributes of The SEAL Mindset. His assistant was … [Read more...]