Archive for December 2013

Never Put Profits First

Most ideas I learned from business books were useless. The rest were downright harmful. Intuition and experimentation have been the best guides. The #1 assumption business books tend to make is that the purpose of running a business is to earn and increase profits. Some books really hammer on this point, as if you’re an…

4D Relationships

For the past several months, I’ve been actively exploring 3D relationships with men and women as well as 4D relationships with women, as explained in Enjoying Rich and Abundant Relationships. For a quick summary… in our human relationships we have 4 basic ways of connecting with each other: physically (body) mentally (mind) emotionally (heart) purposefully…

Resting in Discomfort

At Rich Litvin’s coaching workshop that I attended earlier this month (partly to speak there and partly to learn), Rich talked about how he handles coaching situations where he doesn’t know what to say next. He said that when he doesn’t know what to say to a client, he pauses and says nothing. Rich pointed…

Coaching Coming Together – Recap

Here’s a recap of the audio recording project I shared in Coaches Coming Together and Why No Women. The recording project was an amazing success — even better than I expected. Over the course of 3 days, we recorded about 9-10 hours of unique material. Our purpose wasn’t to create expert-style, how-to material. Nor was…

Overcoming Trust Issues

How easy is it for you to trust other people? Do you trust people easily? Or are you often suspicious of others’ motives? Do you trust life enough that you can quit your uninspired job as soon as you recognize it as such, and know that life will bring you something even better? Or do…

Why No Women?

In all the feedback I’ve received thus far about our audio program in the works, the most common question I’m asked is: Why are there no women on your team? The simplest answer is that this happened mainly as a matter of logistics. It wasn’t a pre-planned choice to put together an all male team.…

Coaches Coming Together

The purpose of this post is to tell you about a new creative project I’m working on this week and to invite your feedback about it. Last weekend I spoke at Rich Litvin’s sold out Prosperous Coach Mastery Intensive in Marina del Rey, California. It was an amazing program, and Rich and his team did…