Anything is Everything

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How you do anything is how you do everything.  Each and every action you take, word you speak and decision you make creates a life by choice. Every area of your life affects every other area of your life. So, start elevating just one area of your life, then watch the positive effect in other…

Master Your Emotions

Inspiring coaches master their emotions and deal with them effectively. As a result, they are able to keep the main objective in mind and communicate their goal without getting caught up in their emotions. They move from being emotional to being emotionally intelligent. “A leader’s emotions are highly contagious,” writes Annie McKee, a senior fellow…

Your Next Chapter

Life always moves forward, never backward.  Even when it seemed that everything was halted during a pandemic, minutes, hours, days, weeks and months passed.    Your life and career are on a pathway to somewhere, so why not be intentional about your destination and enjoy the journey? Start by asking yourself two simple questions:  What…

Thank You!

Tomorrow begins our 23rd year of service, so we want to thank you for your support and encouragement. It has been our pleasure to serve over 100,000 leaders at every level since 1999. Please accept these two small gestures of gratitude: FREE manifestos that address the five factors of Healthy Growth.FREE excerpt from our latest book, The Power of Positive Coaching…

Quotes to Inspire Adherence

The Adherence equation has been field-tested for 19 years and is featured in three of our books including the best seller Sticking to It. Here are a few of our quotes from those books to inspire you to stick to it. Sharpen Focus The most important decision in life is to decide what is most important.Complexity is…

Start Strong to Finish Strong

The best way to finish strong is to start strong. Healthy leaders create a 100-day plan, just as each President does, to set the tone for their teams. If you want to reach your goals, you have to mentally see them and then physically write them down. Just seeing them is not sufficient – your…

What Do You Believe?

The book, Stick with It: Mastering the Art of Adherence, describes how reinforcing rituals creates connections that ignite passion for any team or family.  Rituals help ignite passion, which is one of three components in the Adherence Equation: For years, I have written personal “Letters from Dad” to my wife and each of my three…

Teamwork

Teamwork is connected independence. Stunning photography and inspirational quotes are combined in The Nature of Excellence 88-page, coffee-table-size ($14.95) or gift size ($7.95) book. Through the twin lens of insight and imagery, you’ll discover the natural excellence that surrounds us. You will also learn from the wisdom of more than 100 successful people who have…

Courage

Courage is moving forward … even through the path of most resistance. Stunning photography and inspirational quotes are combined in The Nature of Excellence 88-page, coffee-table-size ($14.95) or gift size ($7.95) book. Through the twin lens of insight and imagery, you’ll discover the natural excellence that surrounds us. You will also learn from the wisdom…

Peace

My father was an artist, so we never purchased holiday cards.  Instead, he painted this Dove of Peace.  At the bottom right he added in elegant, white script, "PEACE from The Colan Family.".  It became our family's signature holiday card for many years. So today I wish you peace in your heart, peace in your…