Seek Mentors First to Develop Values — Not Simply Results

Most of us have heard the advice that we need to have mentors. Many have even heard that to qualify a mentor the mentor, at least, has achieved the results that you want. In today’s post I want to take this advice a bit further with this shift… Seek mentors first to develop values that are conducive to the life … Read More

THIS changed everything…

It was 3am and I hadn’t slept in over 36 hours… I had just got to my room at the hospital and was so tired I just fell on the bed. As I sunk into what seemed to be a 30 year old mattress a sense of restless came over me. There wasn’t a good reason for me to be … Read More

We’re Starting a PERSIST Movement

PERSIST Book

When I first got the idea of writing PERSIST, I wondered if people would get the concept… Why would someone want to sign up to push toward something that was going to be the hardest thing in their life? Or sometimes, take them their entire life to achieve? PERSIST-ing is about having a vision for your life. One that is … Read More

What Not Giving Up Has Taught Me

The third year I failed to get into medical school I had a serious choice to make — would I turn to the side and give up or would I give it another go?? That year was particularly a tough year because in my worry, I applied to optometry school as a “back up plan.” I thought it was the … Read More

The World Is Calling for Excellence

For all of us that are trying to create a beautiful life for ourselves and our family. The world is calling… And it’s calling for Excellence. If we expect others to support us and our vision, we must do great work and articulate that vision to the world. Why is your work worthy of support and another is not? Why … Read More

Singularity of Focus

One of my life’s goals is to help other people reach their goals. As I have worked to help as many people as I can live more fulfilling lives, one of the common questions is, “How can I do it all?” I love this question because it is the ‘all’ portion that I am most interested in. The anti-multitasking movement … Read More