Nobody Knows But You

Nobody Knows But You

I grew up in the bowels of Yonkers, NY. In the hood. In the heart of downtown called Getty Square. Yonkers is known as The Central City, The City of Gracious Living, The Sixth Borough, The Terrace City, and/or The City of Seven Hills (The last is most apropos to...
What If You Had No Plan B?

What If You Had No Plan B?

Most people know what they need to do to achieve success in life. They just don’t do what they’re suppose to do! As Leonardo DiCaprio said to the on call emergency room doctor’s while playing a fugazi doctor himself, “Do you concur?” What...

Matthew McConaughey’s Three Things

In 2013, Matthew McConaughey portrayed the role of Ron Woodroof in Dallas Buyers Club. The movie tells the true story of a rodeo rider who contracts AIDS in the mid 1980s and struggles to get treatment and drugs for a stigmaitized disease. McConaughey gave a stellar...
Nothing Is A Waste

Nothing Is A Waste

While researching for another blog post I came across the following story (author unknown.) Many of you are busily chasing your endgame.  There are days when you effortlessly make huge gains. You say to yourself “This is so easy!” Contrast this with the...

Who Is My Biggest Competitor As A Coach?

The prospect who does nothing is my biggest competitor. The prospective client decides not to make a decision. Then again, deciding not to do anything is a decision. Prospective clients who decide not to make a decision or not to move forward with improving their...
Great Advice From Lyle Lovett

Great Advice From Lyle Lovett

It’s hard to believe I’ve been living in the Philippines and the small coastal town of Dumaguete for one year. And what a year it was. Before embarking on the long 30 hour flight from the cloudy cold landscape of Syracuse, NY to the azure skies and...

Steve, Where Have You Been?!

My streak of writing 280 consecutive blog posts in as many weeks came to an end about three weeks ago. What happened? Well, if you haven’t noticed, I made the decision to conflate the look and feel of both my business and blog sites. I hope you like the brand...
What’s Changed In A Year?

What’s Changed In A Year?

For a moment, hit the pause button, grab a paper and pencil, silence all your electronic distractions, and journal your answers to the following questions: What significant changes have you made in the last 12 months? Think back to this time last year: What was your...

Are You Going Through The Motions?

The coaching business is crowded. Everyone and anyone is claiming to be a coach. Buyer beware. Coaching is not a paint by numbers exercise where anyone can do it without the proper training.  I implore you to perform due diligence. I digress. Back to the point I was...