Archive | Emotional Toughness
10
Apr

American Hustle teaches us a valuable business lesson

American Hustle,” while one of the year’s best movies, also teaches us a powerful business lesson. Bradley Cooper plays a fumbling FBI neophyte who wants to make a quick name for himself. He entices Christian Bale and Amy Adams, whom he catches on a con, to help him learn the con game. His goal is [...]

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16
Mar

Live Fearlessly and let go of your ego to be your best

A great self-help book is worth its weight in gold. Many people believe they should read self-help only when they are depressed or feeling worthless. Rather, most self-help books focus on the other end of the continuum. A great self-help book helps you to live a more fulfilled existence and find authentic happiness. One of [...]

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03
Mar

Matthew McConaughey Wins Oscar and uses this acting technique

Shakespeare’s profound words resonate truly: “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.” Each of us plays different roles throughout the day — parent, friend, colleague, mentor, salesperson, boss, spouse and many more. Given that we are actors in this play called life, would it not be advisable to see [...]

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02
Feb

SuperBowl and its mental game background with Richard Sherman from Seattle

Confidence is king. But when should we be boastful about our talents and when should we be humble? Richard Sherman’s tirade during a televised interview after the Seahawks-49ers game made this a viral question. Sherman told FOX sideline reporter Erin Andrews that he was the greatest cornerback and that a “mediocre” player like Michael Crabtree had [...]

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08
Jan

Make your New Year’s resolutions stick this time!

Is your New Year’s resolution to work harder this year? Do you have a resolution to meet more potential clients in the new year? Or do you plan on losing those last 10 pounds? Did you make the same goals last year but fail to keep them? New Year’s is the wakeup call to set [...]

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15
Dec

Be a best seller with the expertise of Malcom Gladwell

Malcom Gladwell communicates with a magical touch. Gladwell, one of the most successful authors of our generation, has sold more than 5 million books. While he has many knockouts such as “Blink” and “Outliers,” his biggest hit, “The Tipping Point,” has been a best-seller for more than 15 years. Gladwell’s system for being a marvelous [...]

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12
Nov

Body Language is essential to your success

One word comes to mind when you watched Chris Kirk play this past Sunday at St. Simons, GA: Relaxed. Kirk’s body language gives you the impression that he is feeling zero pressure. His mannerisms are like that of someone playing with his buddies at home for a $2  nassau.  His shoulders are relaxed and his [...]

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10
Nov

Nick Saban’s Process can help you succeed in business and life

How do you transform a team from good to great? This has always been an essential question for success in sports as well as inbusiness. Everyone is searching for ways to make people perform together at the highest level to achieve the best results. One way to answer this question is to look at teams that have [...]

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27
Oct

Be a Self-Leader to Your Success

With all the incessant fighting on Capital Hill leading to the government shutdown, we are all asking, “Where have all the great leaders gone?” It seems like our leaders have failed us in so many ways, mainly by their selfishness in focusing on their interests instead of the people’s needs. Fortunately, we have a great [...]

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13
Sep

Wondering what makes a champion?

Wondering what makes a champion? Arnold Palmer was the king of golf in the 60′s. He knew what it took to be great both off and on the course. He really cared about people, and enjoyed their company. Here is a clip from Talk of Tour on XM/Sirius. I contribute each week to this show [...]

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