Get Swept Up In the Adventure – It Was a Dark and Stormy Night In November…

In the spirit of National Novel Writing Month, take an escape into the unknown as you explore the art of writing… He passed a well-manicured hand across his balding pate. It was an absent minded gesture, an insecure idiosyncrasy that had evolved over the course of many years, despite his elevated rank. Renard gladly would have traded some of his …

No Way….Write a Book in a Month?

November is National Novel Writing Month, affectionately known as NaNoWriMo. Around the world, more than 300,000 authors will attempt the impossible: to write an entire book in a single month. If you’re not sure what I’m talking about, here’s a little background. NaNoWriMo is not really a writing contest, but an event. You might say it’s a contest… with yourself. …

Speed Reading Doesn’t Have To Feel Rushed

by Liv Montgomery If you’re like most people, your casual reading time is meant to be relaxing and leisurely. So how could speed reading possibly enhance your fun time?   The answer is, the same way it can enhance your work time. First, you’ll be able to read more material. Second, you’ll be able to get more out of the …

Keeping Your Mind Tuned for Success

by Chris Widener   Absolutely no one can overestimate the power of the mind and its role in our success! It is imperative to keep our minds right and on the right track if we are to achieve balanced success in our career, finances, health, emotions, relationships and spiritual lives.   The analogy I would like to use here is …

The Power Of Focus

by Nido R. Qubein Do you know people who seem to be busy all the time but never seem to get anything done? I run into them quite frequently as I work with management teams, and I can usually give you the reason in one word: FOCUS. These people don’t have it.  For such a short word, focus packs real …

Winning the Thought Battle

by Chris Widener If you have read my articles or heard me speak, you know that I always come down to action. We need to act if we are going to be successful! Yet, our success starts long before our actions. In fact, our success begins in our thoughts. The process is that thoughts become actions and actions produce results. …