Relevant Leadership Blog

Why Resolutions Don’t Work

This week for New Years Eve the whole world typically makes some sort of New Years Resolution. “I want to lose weight.” “I’m going to make more money.” “I’m going to stop smoking in 2011.” So why do over 80% of New Years Resolutions fail? I believe that when people make resolutions they do nothing more than make a wish. They determine what they want and that is it. They don’t think it through, develop a plan or follow through and it quickly is forgotten. If you want to move beyond New Years Resolutions and begin to achieve goals –

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Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays

This week I want to wish all of you a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! I love this time of year. I love spending time with family and friends. I love the excitement and anticipation that my kids have. But mostly I love the spirit of good will that people have this time of year. One of the Christmas’ that I remember most was when i was 18 years old. This was the Christmas that I learned about the power of spirit of Christmas. When I was in high school, I decided that our DECA club needed to do something

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The Power of Commitment

When my brother Scott and I started our business at ages 21 and 22 – we had a lot of people tell us that we would never succeed. They told us we were too young, inexperienced, and that it was too hard. When I decided to be a professional speaker a good friend told me – “You are wasting your time, no one will ever pay you to speak to them.” When I decided to write a book I had people tell me that it was too hard, not profitable, and impossible to make it a bestseller. Have you ever

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