The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth (Center Street, 2014)

This is arguably the best personal development book I’ve ever read.  There are books that cover specific topics better, but when people ask me, “What is the first book you would recommend I read,” after the Bible, this is it.

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How to Have the Best Year Ever



Most people fail to achieve their goals because the very process they use ensures failure.  In this podcast learn to go from goal setting to goal achieving!

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The 5 Essential Ingredients of Massive Success


Lots of people think success is a mystery.  They think of it more as art than science.  They convince themselves that it is for the rare genius or the lucky.  Nothing could be further from the truth.

Massive success is not easy to achieve, but it is simple.  There is a recipe.  Whenever someone has the guts to put all the ingredients in and stir it up, they get the result.

If Massive Success were a cake, it would always contain at least five elements.

There are many flavors of “Success Cake,” with unique ingredients added beyond the basic 5.  But much like the fact that Chocolate Cake, Angel Food Cake, and Pound Cake, though different, all contain milk, eggs, and flour, so too every success cake has five central ingredients in common.

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The 5 Regrets of the Dying: Part 5


In the past week we’ve covered 4 of the biggest regrets of the dying.

If you missed them here’s part 1, part 2, part 3, and part 4.

Today we reach the last, and maybe the biggest.

The fifth regret is that they gave up too easily.

That marriage was worth saving.  It could have been saved.  But…

I know I could have made that business work.  But…

The girl of my dreams turned me down the first time, and I should have tried again.  But…

I got turned down on my book proposal/funding request/job interview, and should have been more persistent.  But…

The ones who live big, and really get what they want are the ones who refuse to be denied.  They’re the ones who remain undaunted in the face of rejection, obstacles, difficulties, and conventional wisdom.

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