How to stand out from the Crowd

The longer I live the longer I come to this conclusion on how you can stand out from the crowd and differentiate yourself from your competitors. Whether in your business or personal life. And it amazes me how simple this concept is. It is something that everyone can do. It is something that doesn’t addContinue reading “How to stand out from the Crowd”

How to ethically tip the scales in your favor: Science of Persuasion

Looking for ethical ways to tip the scales in your favor. Whether you are selling a product, presenting an idea, or asking for a date, these six principles can help. It is definitely worth watching. This animated video describes the six universal Principles of Persuasion that have been scientifically proven to make you most effectiveContinue reading “How to ethically tip the scales in your favor: Science of Persuasion”

Motivational Quote: Building Credibility

“Humility builds credibility.” – Richard Elmes This quote was inspired by an excellent¬†blog post that I read this afternoon titled: Apologize Authentically by Cindy Stradling. In this post she not only gives 6 steps on how to Apologize Authentically, but she also says: “When you apologize authentically, people recognize that you are human, yet areContinue reading “Motivational Quote: Building Credibility”

Motivational Quote: Judging Character

“You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.” – Johann Wofgang von Goethe, Novelist, Playwright, scientist and philosopher

Motivational Quote: Keep Growing

Be better than you were yesterday, but not as good as you will be tomorrow.” -Richard Elmes

Motivational Quote: The Value of Challenge

“Challenge is one of the greatest human motivators.” -Jim Harris, Speaker/Author

Motivational Quote: Being Good Every Day

“It isn’t hard to be good from time to time in sports. What is tough, is being good every day.” – Willie Mays, Baseball Hall of Famer

What’s leading your Actions?

“Your actions will always follow your beliefs” – From Facing the Giants I recently watched the movie Facing the Giants about a football coach and football team that was muddling somewhere between hapless and mediocrety. The reason for their dismal performance was their attitude. Their attitude that they were going to lose before the gameContinue reading “What’s leading your Actions?”

Former Blue Jay has a perfect day

Every little league pitcher dreams of this kind of day. Every minor league pitcher dreams of this kind of day. And every major league pitcher dreams of this kind of day. But only 20 pitchers in history have had this kind of … perfect day. Yesterday, Philadelphia Phillies (and former Blue Jays) ace pitcher ¬†RoyContinue reading “Former Blue Jay has a perfect day”