Aug 27
The Power of One

As The Ice Bucket Challenge sweeps the nation it’s important to recognize The Power of One.   We don’t achieve anything alone but it only takes ONE person to create momentum and make a difference in the lives of others.

The original Ice Buck Challenge started among professional golfers, either dump ice water on yourself or donate $100 to the charity of your choice.   Through the power of social media it traveled from ONE person to another reaching the wife of


Jul 23

Change happens the moment you decide.  Anything before then is “trying.”  The irony of “trying” is although you are doing something you aren’t doing what you set out to do otherwise you wouldn’t be trying you would be doing it.  “Trying” is the story we tell ourselves to soften the


Jul 9
Clarity & Action

You can’t read well through blurry or scratched lenses. You can’t see the stars through a telescope with a cloudy eyepiece. You can’t see your goals if you don’t have clarity. There are so many distractions in life it is easy to get off track. You have to (re)focus on …


Mar 20
Stop Anti-Bullying Efforts

According to NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education – 30% of children are regularly involved in bullying and “everyday 160,000 students stay home from school because they are afraid of being bullied.”  The trend to address this growing issue is referred to as “anti-bullying” and it’s not working.…


Mar 10
Feeling Off-Balance?

Many people are searching for greater life balance.  Is “balance” achievable?   The answer depends on how you define balance.

Often we are feeling off-balance because our definition of balance is based on external measurements and not on our own sense of internal alignment.  For some balance may mean spending 50% …


Feb 25
Are You Productive?

Are you productive?  For most people the answer changes daily and is based on quantitative output.

What activities do you “count” as productive?  If you base productivity on quantity then checking items off your “to do” list may provide a momentary sense of productivity but it typically doesn’t last.  When …


Feb 17
Can You Hear Me Now?

Are you being heard in your current relationship?  If you are constantly thinking, can you hear me now?, it’s time to cut through the static and learn to speak so your partner can hear you.

In the past, humans had to hunt for food and fight for territory to survive.  …


Feb 6
Are You a Gold, Silver or Bronze Player?

As Olympic Opening Ceremonies approach, it seems fitting to think about the results we achieve in life; why do some people get breakthrough gold medal results, others silver and bronze but most don’t even make it to the podium?

To answer this question, it’s important to evaluate how you approach this game called “Life.”

  • Do you show up in a peak state ready to “play” every day?
  • Do you “practice” daily by focusing your actions on your intended desired outcome?

Jan 31
Take A Breath

STOP…TAKE A BREATH…literally and figuratively.

As January comes to a close and you are feverishly implementing your plan for the New Year it is easy to get into the habit of “one more thing.”  You know when you add “one more thing” to your “to do” list (of course you don’t have a “to do” list because you use RPM), the “one more thing” you fit in before the meeting, the “one more thing” you need to get done before …

Jan 22
You’re HIRED!

If your job was to feel good would you hire yourself?

As children we are asked, “what do you want to be when you grow up?”  Responses range from salesman to firefighter, president to teacher and everything in between.  From a young age we are conditioned to name a job or profession which has nothing to do with “being” and everything to do with “doing”.

What if your only job was to feel good and be your best self?  Would …