It is essential for every leader.
It cannot be bought.
It cannot be delegated.
It is recognized across all cultures, races and eras.
It is wholly unassociated with economic status.
It is the ultimate measure of a person of greatness.

Read more: DO YOU HAVE IT?

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What is the first response that comes to mind when I say, “Let’s talk about EXCELLENCE?” If you read this blog last week, I hope you have made an intentional effort to make your thoughts positive. So maybe your first thought was, “Fantastic! This is exactly what I have wanted!”

If you missed last week, I encourage you to go back and read that coaching on PERSPECTIVE. You will be glad you did. But, back to EXCELLENCE…maybe you were slightly less excited and you thought, “Excellence! That takes too much effort. How about ‘good enough’?”

Read more: THE SECOND Mile


If you can change your thinking, you can change your life. How you think is the number one key to determining your life. Your perspective will control whether or not you will be happy and content. Your outlook will establish if you will be wealthy and if you will have a healthy body. Your mindset will determine if you will have a life of success and leave a legacy of significance. It is critical that you hear me on this. Your thinking controls your life. That is easy to say, but do we really believe it? Do we work to change our thinking? Do we study, read, listen to coaching, and daily make the necessary efforts to direct and manage our thoughts? If you don’t work to create a success mindset, your life will be controlled by a “get by” or a negative mindset. You are in control. You decide. You choose what your life will become.


Life is a Contact Sport

There’s a lot of pushing and shoving in the game of life, and there are a lot of wounds that result from conflict. You cannot move through life, with your eyes on a goal, and avoid contact. To have a successful life, you must have the mindset that the conflicts you encounter can have results that are beneficial, rather than damaging.

Human interaction and contact can quickly escalate to conflict, and so much trouble is born in those moments when people lose control. We see this too often. In sports, teams lose control and the benches are cleared for an all-out brawl. Then players get ejected. On the highway, angry drivers lose control and exhibit road rage. Then accidents happen. In relationships one person loses control and abuse occurs. Then someone gets hurt. At this point, normal contact has exceeded proper boundaries. These are situations that need intervention, and in some cases, significant help. When conflict goes too far, things are said and done that will be regretted for a lifetime.

Read more: Life is a Contact Sport

Prepare For Takeoff

Over the past three months, we have been focused on MINDSET

  • How you think will determine what you do.
  • What you do will determine how you live.
  • How you live determines who you are.

Are you a person of greatness? Are you a success? Do you have significance? Your journey all starts with how you think. Your mindset will either make you or break you.

Read more: Prepare For Takeoff

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