Good Performance and Positive Response

“The more attention you pay to a behavior, the more it will be repeated. Accentuating the positive and redirecting the negative are the best tools for increasing productivity. Killer-whale trainers know that when you don’t pay a lot of attention to what...

Simplify and Focus

“I’ve been studying and working with extraordinary organizations and top-performing individuals for over 30 years. The most common and powerful factor in all of their successes has been the ability to simplify and focus. The two go hand-in-hand, because in...

The Obstinate Lighthouse

Although this story is said to be true, the U.S.A. Navy claims that it is not. It still makes a very good point… “This is the transcript of an ACTUAL radio conversation of a US naval ship with Canadian authorities off the coast of Newfoundland in October, 1995. ...

Then, Do It

“When you have a chore ahead of you, don’t focus on the work, the headaches, and the hassles involved. Instead, think how glad you’ll feel when your house is painted, your desk cleaned out, your garage uncluttered, your checkbook balanced, your...

Do the Best We Can

“When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.” – Helen Keller Save and...

Fail Better

“Ever tried, ever failed. No matter. Try again, fail again. Fail better.” – Samuel Beckett Save and...

Living Free with No Loose Ends

“If you see to it each day that your conduct is impeccable, the following day will be completely clear, and you will be free to carry out your plans, always vigilant that you leave no loose ends. In this way, each new day will find you free and well...