THE POWER OF A CRISIS -How Leaders Create Habits Through Accident and Design – Part 2

When An Evolutionary Theory of Economic Change was first published in 1982, very few people outside of academia noticed. The book’s bland cover and daunting first sentence—“In this volume we develop an evolutionary theory of the capabilities and behavior of business firms operating in a market environment, and construct and analyze a number of modelsContinue reading “THE POWER OF A CRISIS -How Leaders Create Habits Through Accident and Design – Part 2”

BE IMPECCABLE: YOUR CODE OF CONDUCT

Your Outcome: Is it possible to have great values, to have all your rules aligned to support them, to be asking yourself the right questions, and not to be living your values in the moment? If you’re being honest with yourself, you know the answer is yes. All of us at one time or anotherContinue reading “BE IMPECCABLE: YOUR CODE OF CONDUCT”

THE POWER OF A CRISIS -How Leaders Create Habits Through Accident and Design – Part 1

The patient was already unconscious when he was wheeled into the operating room at Rhode Island Hospital. His jaw was slack, his eyes closed, and the top of an intubation tube peeked above his lips. As a nurse hooked him up to a machine that would force air into his lungs during surgery, one ofContinue reading “THE POWER OF A CRISIS -How Leaders Create Habits Through Accident and Design – Part 1”

FINANCIAL DESTINY: SMALL STEPS TO A SMALL (OR LARGE) FORTUNE – DAY FOUR

Your Outcome: Take control of your financial future by learning the five foundational elements for establishing wealth. Money! It’s one of the most emotionally charged issues of our lives. Most people are willing to give up things that are much more valuable than money in order to get more of it: they’ll push themselves farContinue reading “FINANCIAL DESTINY: SMALL STEPS TO A SMALL (OR LARGE) FORTUNE – DAY FOUR”

STARBUCKS AND THE HABIT OF SUCCESS – When Willpower Becomes Automatic – Part 4 – 5

Part -4 Howard Schultz, the man who built Starbucks into a colossus, isn’t so different from Travis in some ways. He grew up in a public housing project in Brooklyn, sharing a two-bedroom apartment with his parents and two siblings. When he was seven years old, Schultz’s father broke his ankle and lost his jobContinue reading “STARBUCKS AND THE HABIT OF SUCCESS – When Willpower Becomes Automatic – Part 4 – 5”

RELATIONSHIP DESTINY: THE PLACE TO SHARE AND CARE -DAY THREE

Your Outcome: Measurably enhance the quality of your personal relationships, and deepen your emotional connection with the people you care about most by reviewing the six fundamentals of successful relationships. Success is worthless if we don’t have someone to share it with; indeed, our most desired human emotion is that of connection with other souls.Continue reading “RELATIONSHIP DESTINY: THE PLACE TO SHARE AND CARE -DAY THREE”

STARBUCKS AND THE HABIT OF SUCCESS – When Willpower Becomes Automatic – Part 3

In 1992, a British psychologist walked into two of Scotland’s busiest orthopedic hospitals and recruited five-dozen patients for an experiment she hoped would explain how to boost the willpower of people exceptionally resistant to change. The patients, on average, were sixty-eight years old. Most of them earned less than $10,000 a year and didn’t haveContinue reading “STARBUCKS AND THE HABIT OF SUCCESS – When Willpower Becomes Automatic – Part 3”

PHYSICAL DESTINY: PRISON OF PAIN OR PALACE OF PLEASURE DAY TWO

Your Outcome: Just as you’ve learned to condition your nervous system to produce the behaviors that will give you the results you want, the physical destiny you experience depends on how you condition your metabolism and muscles to produce the levels of energy and fitness you desire. His goal was to break a world record.Continue reading “PHYSICAL DESTINY: PRISON OF PAIN OR PALACE OF PLEASURE DAY TWO”

STARBUCKS AND THE HABIT OF SUCCESS – When Willpower Becomes Automatic – Part 2

Everyone who walked into the room where the experiment was being conducted at Case Western Reserve University agreed on one thing: The cookies smelled delicious. They had just come out of the oven and were piled in a bowl, oozing with chocolate chips. On the table next to the cookies was a bowl of radishes.Continue reading “STARBUCKS AND THE HABIT OF SUCCESS – When Willpower Becomes Automatic – Part 2”

EMOTIONAL DESTINY: THE ONLY TRUE SUCCESS – DAY ONE

Your Outcome: Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately203 reshape your daily experience of life. There is no true success without emotional success, yet, of the more than 3,000 emotions that we have words to describe, the average person experiences only about a dozen different ones in the course ofContinue reading “EMOTIONAL DESTINY: THE ONLY TRUE SUCCESS – DAY ONE”