Tag Archives: success

The Five Fundamentals of Success

How to Get You Where You Want to Go There are thousands of books and hundreds of motivational speakers that can describe a formula for success. When you whittle them all down to the basics, these five just seem to always show up as the fundamentals, the ones most repeated by everyone. I think we […]

Adversity Is Really Opportunity

Why This Could Be the Best of Times “Adversity is needed in order to become successful.” – Zig Ziglar The rules are changing, but the game is still the same, and the principles of success never change. Most of the business community has been at a stalemate, concerned about the government and what they will […]

The Path to Prosperity

Following Our Traditions The only constant in life is change . . . and the battle can be exhausting. I love the statement President Theodore Roosevelt made: In the battle of life it is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled or the doer of the […]

SCB: A Story of Gratitude

Surprising Ways Things Work for Good Gratitude has been defined as, “a positive emotion or attitude in acknowledgement of a benefit that one has or will receive.” Sometimes the most tragic and disruptive events bring the greatest benefits and reasons for gratitude. It was the summer of 2005, and I was traveling, usually every day […]

Gone, But Not Forgotten

The Legacy of Coach John Wooden The greatest opportunity for all young professionals can be found in the lessons of Coach John Wooden, who recently passed away at the age of 99. “He was bigger than just our school, he was college basketball,” stated Carie Spidel a junior at UCLA and reported in the Los […]