Realize Your Dream in 2017

As we draw to a close on this year and enjoy the holiday season it’s tradition to begin focusing on the year to come and what we hope to accomplish or change in the New Year.

But for many the hopes are quickly dashed or those resolutions pass in the night like a lonely car in the night on one of those deep Montana Roads.


I’d like to share 7 suggestions that I have used religiously to make the last days more meaningful and the New Year something to look forward to because too many can find themselves frustrated with their hope deferred and depressed as they peer into the future.

1) Make Plans NOT Resolutions
Resolutions are fun and all during the New Years festivities and make for great conversation, but long after the champagne is gone and the music stops our level of commitment rapidly dies and by Feb many find themselves in the same grind of their lives if not worse off.
Plans can keep you going forward even if you did not reach them within the year. You can simply adjust your plans and keep pressing on.
As I teach in my Strategic Freedom 2.0 program is that it is better to design plans than it is Resolutions.


Because plans are concrete where resolutions are whimsical.

When you craft a well laid out plan, like many do for their vacations, the likely hood that you follow through and execute on those plans goes up more than 50 fold.
Plans are intentions set into stone if you will. They are no longer wishes but actual steps of ratified commitment placed into blueprints ready to be executed on.

2) Write your plans.
Write your plans down into a journal or 3 ring binder.

There is something powerful that happens when we write our desires down. BUT Something even more powerful happens when we take the time to actually come up with a strategy on how to reach those goals. When we flesh out a plan into small chunks that our minds can actually believe we can achieve.
If you do it right you can become like a child on Christmas morning as your future becomes believable.
So many people are discouraged and have lost their hope because they don’t truly believe they can have their dreams. Much of that is because the dream is so big they don’t know where to begin or even how to start. Writing your plans down will begin to solidify your desires and you’ll begin to see what you can do to achieve the goal/desire step by step.

3) Plan, Do, Review
When I traveled with Jim Rohn he taught me to plan the year, months, weeks and days and at the end of each, take time to review my activity…my do…and see what changes I needed to make to improve the results.
If I can get at least 10% better each year in all the areas of my life, then you can craft an incredible life.
Take time the last week of the year to review your year. What you did right. What you did wrong, what you could have done to do better. What you learned, what were your biggest lesson and blessings.

This will help you in what changes to implement for the year coming up.

4) Declare
Declare your plans to your peers. Share with them what your doing. It will compel you to follow through. I would show my peers what I was working on and ask if I could include them. Those that said yes would compel me to ensure I delivered and with excellence.

5) Accountability Partners
Having accountability is one of the best and hardest things we can do because we have not yet become the person we don’t want to let down. We have let ourselves down so many times that it becomes almost second nature. We resolve to loose weight and get back into shape and the next day we don’t even do the 10 push-ups we need to begin the process.

We promise ourselves to save money and pay off our bills and when the next paycheck comes we fail to employ the “Pay Yourself 1st” principle and instead of setting aside 10% into charity, 10% into savings, 10% into an income generator we end up paying our bills 1st, and take care of immediate needs with nothing left to save.
So we can’t trust ourselves. We need someone we respect to hold us accountable to our actions. To ensure we follow through.

This next year choose 1 to 3 people you respect that you would not want to let down and share with them your desire to work your plan this year better than last year and ask them to hold you accountable.

I had a client that needed help to follow through so we made an arrangement that if he did not follow through I would charge his card an extra $1,000 each day he did not accomplish his goal. He never missed a goal.

So come up with some creative ways to hold yourself accountable to your promises.

6) Do something different.
Often times we keep getting the same results because we don’t change what we do and we keep making the same kinds of decisions that produced the results we have already gotten.

To get better results you have to make better decisions and take better actions.

May times deciding to work with a coach is the best thing you can do to get the results your looking for. A coach can give you insights you could not get on your own. They can provide you with the fresh perspective you may have been lacking. Like looking at the world from 30,000 feet instead of 50 feet up.

7) Ask GOD for HIS Help and guidance.
Too often we go about our ways without seeking divine guidance. Then we wonder why our lives are a mess.

The book of antiquity reveals that if we delight ourselves in the LORD that HE gives us the desire of our hearts and that if we commit our plans to the LORD that HE would establish them.

It goes onto say that if we will seek the LORD that HE would give us the wisdom we need.
By asking the LORD for direction, and guidance you’re more certain to succeed at your plans.

If you like these ideas and want to actually go deeper and learn exactly what to do to finally realize your dream in 2017  then register  for my free online mini course called 28 Days to Freedom.

During this webinar you will learn:

  • How to demolish the chains that keep you stuck
  • 7 pillars you must have in place to realize any goal
  • 4 keys every person must master to realize their destiny
  • 7 core needs that must be fulfilled the right way to prevent you from falling back into your old patterns, called habit chains
  • How to identify what has been stopping you
  • How to realize more of your goals in the next 365 days using this simple method

And so much more!

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I’d love to hear what you do each year to make the next better and some suggestions to turn prevent the same old things from happening over and over gain.

Have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

The Value of Correction

Have you ever been told you were wrong or you had someone adamantly tell you that your idea was wrong or would not work? Maybe you own a business and have a vision of what you want to see happen and have an idea of what you think may work to realize that dream and then someone on your team or a spouse does not have a good feeling about it. Then rather than listening to them you argue your point without taking into consideration their possible insights.

Maybe you own a business and have a vision of what you want to see happen, and have an idea of what you think may work to make that dream a reality and then someone on your team, or a spouse, does not have a good feeling about it. Then rather than listening to them you argue your point without taking into consideration their possible insights.

Why is it so hard to receive correction?

In today’s video, I share some valuable insights on how to set yourself up so that you seek, desire and receive that much-needed insight that may make the difference between success and failure or life and death.

Make sure you share your experience with correction below as I’d love to hear how you handle it.

The Value of Correction


12 Days of Christmas

With the holidays now upon us and in the Spirit of the season we wanted to share some helpful tips and advice over the next 12 days from some of the experts that are a part of the Pit Stop beginning today Dec 26th till January the 6th Epiphany (The Original 12 Days of Christmas.)

It’s a holistic approach to creating a successful and fulfilling life and business.

We’ll share a short 15 to 30-minute videos with some helpful advice to make 2016 your best year yet and then give you a wonderful gift to make your dreams come true.

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So let’s get started….

On the 1st Day of Christmas The PitStop gave to me…

The Secret of My Future!

What is the secret of your future?

The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine!
Successful people do daily what unsuccessful people do occasionally.
Good habits are the key to all success.

If you want to have a more successful 2016 year, it’s important that you identify your bad habits and eliminate as many of those as you can and also to identify what new (good) habits you want to establish and to apply those to your life.

In general, you can only make a change to one or two habits at a time and be successful at it.

One of the best habits I found is going to bed early and getting up early. How you start your day and end your day makes a big difference.

I heard it said that each hour of sleep before midnight is equivalent to about three hours of sleep after midnight. While I don’t know that for sure, I do know from coaching people that when they go to bed earlier that they wake up earlier with more energy, more clarity, more focus, more enthusiasm, almost across the board.

I believe that as part of God’s creation that we’re designed to be in sync with creation. It used to be 100 years ago that people would go to bed shortly after sunset. People would come inside. They’d have a dinner together, maybe read or talk to one another, and then they would go to bed early so that they could get up before the crack of dawn and maximize the use of the actual daylight. But now with electricity, we’ve gotten into all these funky sleep patterns and the times that we go to bed, and I don’t believe that’s healthy for us.

What do you do in the last half an hour or an hour before you go to bed?
What time do you get up in the morning and how do you start your day?

For me, I like to get up around 5 o’clock in the morning, and I have built-in God alarm clock in our home. We call it Maui, our chocolate lab, and she seems to always get me up at the right time, and I love how she wakes me up. It’s a lot better than a noisy alarm going off.

After I feed her and let her outside, then I take communion and I go to my sacred place for my sacred time and spend some time communing with God. Then ideally I like to exercise just to start my day doing something to take care of my body. Then, it’s great if I can eat breakfast or walk the dog. Once again, how you start your day has a big impact on how you finish the day.

It’s also valuable to write down your goals for the day because each six minutes of planning saves about an hour of implementation, so just taking that few minutes in the morning to plan out your day or a few minutes at night time to plan out your subsequent day will make a big difference.

Remember, the secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine.

Merry Christmas!


On the second day of Christmas The Pit Stop Gave to me

The Gift of a Brighter Future!

Life lessons

  • Don’t quit!
  • There is a power much greater than you that supplies everything you need.
  • Trust God! Trust in something bigger than yourself.
  • Be your best NOW.
  • Grow where you are planted. Do your best here, now.


  • Read It Loud – Give the gift of a brighter future. Every child deserves a bright future. A mission centering around a simple message: “Take at least 10 minutes at the end of your day to read together
  • Cookie Kahuna


Wallace “Wally” Amos, Jr. (born July 1, 1936) is an American TV personality, entrepreneur and author from Tallahassee, Florida. He is the founder of the “Famous Amos” chocolate chip cookie brand. He also was the host of the adult reading program, Learn To Read. He later co-founded Uncle Wally’s muffins. He currently resides in Kailua, Hawaii, and also Long Island, New York, where he runs the Chip & Cookie gourmet cookie brand and stores.

Merry Christmas!


On the 3rd Day of Christmas, the Pit Stop gave to me

3 Keys To Strategy


Life lessons

  • Plan Your Future!
  • Your dreams don’t happen by accident.
  • Focus on what you really want to accomplish.
  • Reverse plan your goal from the end to the beginning
  • Strategize your future.


  • Coaching – If you want to learn how to build and grow an incredible life and business schedule an interview with Roger to see if you’re ready to take your life and business to the next level.
  • Strategic Freedom 2.0 – Your Ultimate or Abundant Lifestyle does not happen by accident. It takes careful planning, inspiration, accountability and much more. To ensure you make your dreams a reality sign up for Strategic Freedom 2.0 and watch your dreams come true in 2016


Born in Naples Italy and raised in the mountains of Lake Tahoe California I spent most of my days exploring the great outdoors and participating in all the varied winter & summer activities. I was bitten by the entrepreneurial bug early on and it has affected much of my life’s path. My life’s journey with all its pains, sorrows and joys opened my eyes to personal development and the importance of spiritual growth and birthed a vision to change the world by helping others discover their purpose, become free from that which enchains them from seeing their dream come to pass, and learning the skills to make their dream a reality.  That journey included working with and traveling with Jim Rohn, launching a Satellite TV Company in personal improvement and more than 20+ ventures. After a complete life crash, my path veered to eventually lead me to where I am today. It is now a tremendous honor to share that journey with you in hopes you can avoid the suffering & prosper sooner.

Merry Christmas!

On the fourth day of Christmas, the PitStop gave to me

Four Points of Peace


Many people feel overwhelmed and stressed out. Discover what peace really is and how to find more of it.

4 Points of Peace

  • Nothing broken
  • Nothing missing
  • Togetherness
  • Oneness


Biography of E.L. Graham

“Life is the seed of purpose. Pursue your purpose

E.L. is an author, speaker, and life coach. Over the course of 25 years E L Graham has studied both theology and philosophy.

He has worked with actors, writers, musicians, film and music producers in Los Angeles, California. Those who have applied E L’s philosophy and teachings have been on Oprah Winfrey, Charlie Rose, Steve Harvey and Jay Leno. In addition to the entertainment industry E L has worked with entrepreneurs and business professionals.

His mission is to provide you with the formulas and the keys to unlock your Dreams, Visions and Ideas the seeds of your wealth and success.

E L Graham exists to encourage, empower and educate his clients to obtain their wealth and success, by offering personal development services, through universal principles and spiritual laws. His focus is to give you the tools that hold the mark of reliability and excellence, wherein you will develop to achieve a better quality of life.

On the fifth day of Christmas, the PitStop gave to me

Unleash the Masterpiece

Personal stress, navigating work-life balance, learning to resolve conflicts, giving healthy and helpful leadership at home and at work, and really making a difference in people’s lives are tough things to do, especially when all the needs are there all the time.

Quite frankly, most of us struggle. That’s okay. It’s part of the wonder and majesty of life—living with and overcoming the challenges. The good news is that there are skills we can master that can turn our obstacles into opportunities. Ron Jenson is a master at helping you do that.

Ron loves the idea of helping someone live a vital, healthy, dynamic, full, and abundant meaningful life, both professionally and personally. Those two are obviously very closely integrated. Most of the people that Ron coaches are successful professionally, but what they need help with is help on the personal side. We all need help with work-life balance and it’s constantly adjusting.

Authentic Success is not just… Power, Prosperity, Position, Pretige, and Pleasure.

At the end of your life, how will you know you have succeeded?
How will you measure it? What will your metrics be?

  • How did your kids turn out?
  • What kind of relationship did you have with your spouse?
  • Did you live a vital life mentally, emotionally, physically, spiritually?
  • Did you have a positive impact on the lives of others?
  • Did you have a joyous life, a meaningful life?
  • Did you pass on value into other people’s lives?

What Authentic Success Is…

  • Being Complete – Succeeding in all vital areas of life!
  • Being a Contributor – Having significant impact!

“Most of us go to our grave with the music still in us.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

Start the Journey (Action step)
At the end of your life, how will know you have succeeded?
Write it out!
Include these areas – Faith, Fitness, Family, Friends, Finances, Firm, and Fun.



Ron Jenson is known as America’s Life Coach. He loves personal leadership effectiveness (self government and personal mastery). Ron keynotes conventions and trains leaders to coach others to maximize their personal and professional effectiveness, productivity and profitability. Ron speaks on topics related to leadership, character, and organizational excellence. He has been speaking publicly for more than 30 years and have keynoted more than 1000 events. He also has appeared on 5 continents and on numerous television and radio shows, including all three major networks.

On the Sixth day of Christmas, the PitStop gave to me

Six Productivity Habits

Productivity is one of the most underestimated skills because you only have 24 hours in your day so it’s all about how to prioritize your most important task in your business every single day so you kind of can skyrocket your business to its full potential.



Tor Refsland is a productivity expert from Norway and when he’s not playing with penguins or wrestling with polar bears, he helps one entrepreneurs skyrocket their productivity and earn more money in their business. He is the owner of and author of the eBook Insane Productivity Hacks.

On the 7th Day of Christmas The PitStop gave to me…

Seven Content Strategies!

Today’s world is filled with uncertainty as people are afraid of losing their jobs or worse yet are among the tens of millions who have given up searching for a job.

More than ever, people are realizing that the best alternative they have is to start a business.

For those who have taken that leap they are finding it harder than ever to find an audience and build momentum so that they can turn their dreams into realities.

Every business owner learns at some point really quick they have to market and sell if they are going to make it.

Perhaps you are new business or you started your business within the last few years and you realize that marketing isn’t as easy as you thought.


The number reason people reason people leave your website immediately or don’t follow your social media (let alone engage with you) is because of a lack of a message that appeals to them.

Your message is your brand and your brand is your message!

Yet, most businesses ignore their “message” and brand and focus on developing online digital strategies that attempt to do nothing more than sell or talk about themselves because many business owners don’t understand messaging and how the internet works for business.

Long gone are the days of just posting and they will come.

Don Purdum helps businesses learn what business they are “really” in by helping them develop their message and brand through a unique system that I have learned over the last 10 years of failing and succeeding in seven businesses.


Biography for Don Purdum

Don Purdum is the owner and founder of Unveil the Web. He is an avid blogger, video creator and author. He is an enlisted veteran of the U.S. Navy and a Chaplain in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard.

He recently wrote a book titled “The Shift – The Fast Paced Transition from Mass Marketing to Context Marketing – Learn how to resonate with and inspire those who are ready to buy from you”

Don has been an entrepreneur since 2004 and he has owned several businesses during that time ranging from a community website, online newspaper, a web development and design company with hundreds of clients, and an online networking company.

He is a sought after Strategic Marketing Coach and Consultant, Blogger and Speaker.

Don loves the New England Patriots, military aviation photography and he enjoys spending time with his wife of 21 years, their two boys and two precious Pembroke Welsh Corgi’s.


On the 8th Day of Christmas The PitStop gave to me…

Eight Essential Elements!

It’s the obstacles, challenges and unexpected opportunities that truly lead you to discover your higher calling. For Debbie Lynn Grace, the road to her purpose felt like an unconventional route and path she had never envisioned for herself. Now each step on her path makes perfect sense and she feels truly blessed to show people worldwide how to live an aligned life of purpose, love, passion, creativity and prosperity.


Biography for Debbie-Lynn Grace

Debbie started her professional career in the direct marketing industry in the early 80’s where she was an Account Supervisor overseeing multi-million dollar direct mail campaigns for clients such as Citibank, Hewlett-Packard and Wells Fargo Bank. In 1991 she became Vice President of Marketing for a 4.5 billion dollar Financial Institution in Chicago.

The corporate environment was never Debbie’s great joy. She yearned to be on her own and the creator of her own path. She left the bank and in 1994 moved to St. Louis to start her own marketing consulting business, Source Communications.

A few months after starting her fledgling business, Debbie went through a painful divorce. Desperate to heal her emotional pain, Debbie turned to her old sister, Lisa for support and guidance. Lisa was a very gifted healer and energy worker. Lisa gave Debbie prophetic advice that would forever change Debbie’s life and unknowingly put her on the path of her true soul’s purpose.


On the 9th Day of Christmas My True Love gave to me…

Living in His Presence!

Many people in the world are hurting because they have bought into a way of life that does not produce lasting peace, joy, and fulfillment. Most of those in religious circles are not setting people free to truly understand the real joy of what it means to walk with GOD. It is possible to experience such love, peace and, joy that you want nothing else in life but GOD.

In this message, Pastor Lu shares some beautiful insights that will revive your heart and passion for the spiritual part of your life and put a new fresh hunger in you for wanting to run to and have GOD instead of running away from HIM. You will truly be blessed by this message. For more information go to A Dwelling Place.

Life lessons (Joseph’s notes)

  • Run after God!
  • God’s desire is always to bring us back to Him. (Isaiah 30:15)
  • It’s one thing to have a heart for God and another thing to know God’s heart.
  • We are the temple.
  • Everything God does He does to bring us back to Him so we can learn to live in His presence.
  • When sin is in our lives, we run from God.
  • God’s judgment is for redemptive purposes.
  • If you can’t live your everyday life with Biblical standards, how are you going to live in Heaven?
  • There is no natural light in the Holy of holies.
  • God is not a religion. He is a person.
  • The presence of God is the central fact of Christianity.

Isaiah 30:15 – For thus says the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel: “In returning and rest you shall be saved; In quietness and confidence shall be your strength.”

Action steps

Take an inventory before the year really get’s under way and spend time before the LORD. Ask the LORD what you did wrong and ask for His forgiveness. Then determine in your heart to correct those things and Tell Him, “I will love You more, I will obey you more, I will follow You more, no matter what anyone else says.”

  • How much of God do you want? It’s up to each person. The more of God you want, the less of you, you will have.
  • Let yourself die and your ways die!
  • If you have all of God, you have everything.


Biography for Pastor Lu Luthra

Lu Luthra was born in India and raised in a devout Sikh family. In 1991, he experienced a dramatic transformation after inviting Jesus Christ to be is Lord and Saviour. Since that day, Lou’s life has never been the same. Lou and his wife felt God’s strong call in their lives and they dedicated themselves to study and meditate on His Word. They sought His guidance and soon the Lord spoke to their hearts. God gave them directions to go in full-time ministry – and preach the Gospel. This was in the year 1991. The Lord has blessed them with three children and now they serve the Lord full time in US, pastor a Church as well as travel to other parts of globe to share the Good News. They have also opened a Bible college, in order to train people for God’s ministry. They are thankful to the Holy Spirit for constant guidance at every step.

If you sense a leading to come along side and help them bear the burden the LORD has placed on their heart, and would like learn how to become a VISION BEARER, then you can reach Lu at


On the 10th Day of Christmas The PitStop gave to me…

Ten Gems of Marketing!

The future is rapidly changing. You want to get ready now. Develop Income Insurance. Launch your own online business.

Learn How To Market Almost Any Product Online

Greg and Fiona Scott have worked with Six Figure Mentors (SFM) since it’s inception in 2010. During that time they have coached and mentored over 300 students to become online digital entrepreneurs. When you join Six Figure Mentors you will have access to a range of tools to help you in your daily business, as well as extensive internet marketing and sales training.

You can promote your own products using the SFM training, but if you don’t have your own products you can learn how to market SFM’s own products and services to earn money from selling high commission products..

10 Gems of Marketing:

[1] be authentic
[2] provide value
[3] build an email list
[4] use paid advertising – one traffic source
[5] target quality prospective customers – know your audience – who they are and where they hang out
[6] use other people’s products
[7] promote high ticket products for sale
[8] also have residual income products
[9] keep it simple and consistent
[10] get a mentor




Greg and Fiona Scott, are known online as The Laptop Lifestyle Experts. They are the authors of the double award-winning, best-selling book Living a Laptop Lifestyle.

Having harnessed the power of the internet in 2009 to replace their comfortable corporate salaries, they chose to help and inspire people like themselves, to create their own lifestyle of design by leveraging the internet.

Since the end of 2012 they’ve mentored and motivated over a thousand people, of all ages and from all corners of the globe, to build and scale up their own online businesses, to live life on their terms.

Their personal mission is to re-educate 1,000 laptop lifestylers (our words) to:
=> earn a sustainable online income
=> answer to nobody else
=> holiday when you want
=> work how long you want, and
=> be present with your family and loved ones


On the 12th Day of Christmas The PitStop gave to me…

Twelve Steps to a Delightful 2016!


Biography for Barbara Stepp

Barbara Stepp’s purpose in life is to make a loving and powerful difference and inspire people all over this world to live their dreams. Her goal is to share her knowledge and experience in the Personal Development field. As an international Master Trainer. Barbara conducts various business/personal development seminars and has been doing corporate training for over 40 years. She is a premier coach and consultant.

She does this through Excellence Quest Training International, of which she is CEO. Barbara was awarded Licensed Master Trainer of NLP™ and DHE® by Dr. Richard Bandler personally.

Interview of Dave Dobson



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The Gurus of Indian Classical Dance & How It Relates to Business Success!

You never know where your greatest lessons may come from!

Over the New Years holiday I was traveling all over Asia and through a series of crazy circumstances I found myself in Singapore for 24 hours.

To make use of the time I decided to shoot the introduction video for our Entrepreneurs Pit Stop There was time to stroll around and appreciate the culture and the food so during one of my spirit led strolling sessions I found myself walking the underground walk way to the Esplanade Theater near the Marina Bay Sands Marina there in down town Singapore.


The Gurus

As I mosied down the walk way I was gazing at all the interesting performances that were coming to the theater when what caught my attention was this large mural display that was called “The Gurus of Indian Classical Dance”.

Guru's Wall Pictoral

The artist explained that most of the time artists and photographers focus on the 90 minute performance of beautiful dances with their pictures and commentaries but this murals the objective was to capture what goes on behind the scenes of a spectacular performance. Often the performance is only the last step in a grueling internship that can last months and in many cases years as guru (Teacher) invests their lives into teaching the Shishya (disciple).



PosesSo what can The Gurus of Indian Classical Dance teach us about business success and life?

Our culture here in the US and abroad has lost the art of apprenticeships. We think that we can just push someone through school and when they get done they expect they should be ready to be earning a six figure career.

Well many times the students feel that way but when life set’s in they are met with a stark reality that this is not the case. Our society also applauds the so called success stories that seemed to be overnight sensations. However 9 times out of 10 there are years of hands on preparation that go into shaping an individual to become the leader who shines during their so called 90 minute performance where they show up on the stage for all of us to admire.

The same thing happens with those trying to build a business on line. People mistakenly believe they can just have a friend throw up a website, toss up some PayPal buttons and bingo they are in business. Then they think the money will just role in and they’ll make millions in the next 12 months.

I can almost hear the subtle chuckle of those who have been online right now as they say “yea right!”

But there is so much to learn before a great business can be successfully launched and a home run can be hit. Those who wish to shortcut the necessary learning curve are hurting them selves and those they wish to help.

Here is why.


The Power of Devotion!

The MasterThe Gurus of Indian Classical Dance literally have a special relationship of piety, similar to that between a parent and child. Traditionally the Shishya or disciple is sent to live with their guru  so as they might learn devotion ( a word that is not common in our culture.) as the guru wants to impart their philosophy, their knowledge, their style, their personality, their energy and so much more. To train to become the best, among truly great Indian Classical dancers, cannot be done overnight nor quickly.

The tragedy of trying to “get rich quick” or even to “Get Rich” is you miss the most valuable lessons you need to make a true difference in your life and the lives of the people you will touch in the years to come. I personally think most “get rich” authors are both doing a disservice to humanity and taking advantage of people by tempting them with an idea that many have been hurt by.

Rather what we should be striving for is to develop into people who have enriched into their DNA, the character of love, honesty, integrity, a sincere desire to be concerned about the state of and to care for those around them, and the desire for excellence in all you do. To evolve and develop into higher beings who can help those around us avoid unnecessary suffering.

When we apply ourselves properly with the right motives, we become wealthy in ways significantly beyond wealth. But if you develop your financial skills with the motive of helping others, you will enjoy what money can do to help the world around you.

One of my mentors, Larry Thompson, said to me to work on your character before you work on your pocket book” Another mentor told me “Let not your talents and skills take you where your character cannot keep you.”


Strategic Philosophy

The TeacherNow I’m not saying that you need to go and find a guru and go and live with them.

Instead what I’m offering is a strategy rooted in a philosophy.

The strategy has a central key which is identified in a question my mentor always told me to ask. He said the question to ask is “What am I becoming?” Where you work ask yourself… “What am I becoming as a person working here?”

In my days at the airline I found myself becoming negative, complaining and gripping. I looked at myself and said “Is this what I want to become?” When I looked at how I was building my business and how I was getting stressed and being short with my children the thought occurred to me “What am I becoming here?, “Is this how I want to be?” The obvious answer was NO!

You Decide…

Wisdom Of The EldersSo let me suggest to you that you decide in advance what kind of person you want to be in character and habits before you begin your journey in life or business.

Then carefully pick those that you will allow to influence you and impart their life, energy, ideals and philosophy to you.

Get around gurus or teacher and leaders who you can clearly see have the personality and character you would like to have imparted to you.

Pick them carefully and learn the little nuances and style or love, patience, kindness. Let them mentor shape and mold you, to apprentice you if you will.

Don’t rush your success.

Take the tine to learn gentle customer service, compassionate leadership, benevolent financing, long-suffering & patience, sincere humility, business building, powerful communication skills, proper posture, a solid hand shake. The courage to look others in the eyes with love and humility, integrity based salesmanship or influence.

Do not rush the process.

Ever heard the slogan “We serve no wine before it’s time?”

Your being molded into a wine that will in your life time serve millions of people. You’ll touch thousands personally and then they will go and touch thousands and so on. The BIG Question is “What kind of wine are you becoming? Do you want to be a fine wine for kings and queens or a cheap mass marketed wine for the masses? Do you want to be a complaining wine that tastes like rotten vinegar or a smooth sweet port wine?


Stop & Smell The Roses!

Beautiful child smelling roseBegin your journey today by making the decision to stop rushing your life and letting technology and all the hype push you with the “Fear of loss”, or the lie that says “Do it now, you got to do this now!” Instead slow down and begin by looking at the images below and try to think of all the life that was invested in each human in the pictures. Think of the time they devoted, the suffering, the trials, the challenges at home, the broken toes or fingers they may have endured, the broken hearts and relationships over the course of their lives. All that went into making these great dancers.

Do you really want to rush the process and miss all the valuable lessons and life experience that will shape you and make you truly a book worth reading or do you want to just be the cheap trash novel that get’s thrown in the trash once it’s speed read?

The answer is obvious but let me share a quick thought here and leave you with a suggestion.


A Thought

My sense is that our culture is really driven by fear and much of our rushing about is due to a subconscious thought that time is going to run out on me? So we rush trying to get to some level before the clock runs out.

Those fears often appear like this:  “What if I don’t have enough for retirement?, “What if I can’t make enough money to survive?”,”What if I get a major life debilitating disease or injury and I can’t work?” “What if my significant other leaves me?” “What if I can’t afford to pay my bills?” and on and on and on.

It seems that this is the reason. A Fear of Death.


A Better Solution

The solution that seems to be presenting itself louder than ever in our world today is to pursue the Spiritual Path!

History has taught us repeatedly that the desire for material gain, recognition, acceptance and power only leads to further destruction and discontentment. It is only when one finally discovers that the road peace, contentment and joy in life comes from being on the Spiritual Path. From recognizing there in only one pursuit in life. So…

Open your heart and mind to a bigger truth and picture of life.

Open your heart to the fact that life really is a journey in which we learn the attributes of love, kindness, patience, peace, generosity, tenderness.

It’s not about what we can achieve or get or how big we become. It’s about learning love and giving love as defined in 1Corinthians 12. Love is patient, love is kind, love suffers long and does not pay attention to a suffered wrong…

But to begin that journey you have to open your heart to the greatest lover of all, GOD, and let the CREATOR pour HIS love for you into your own life.


Because we can’t really love if we lack it ourselves.

The kind of love we need takes super natural power to walk in, especially when the world is lashing out in anger and suffering as a result of the pain they are in.

When you can surrender your life to LOVE, you are filled with a peace and trust that a LOVING being will take care of you and simply wants to reveal to you the best pathway for your life.

You’ll discover that you fears subside and begin to enjoy the journey. You become an apprentice and eagerly embrace the process to become the kind of person that makes a true difference.

If you don’t know who to trust to come mentor you, then stop over at the Entrepreneurs Pit Stop.

We have a growing list a real leaders who have the kind of character that makes a positive difference in our world. Who have been proven and care about you and want to help you step into your real purpose and accomplish your destiny.

In the mean time, go out side, take a walk, slow down and just talk to GOD in your own way and invite HIM into your heart and life and then slow down and let the processes of life mold you into that fine wine, that novel worth reading.

And since you are here would love to hear your thoughts and experiences below as to the messages the spiritual world has spoken to your heart.

Until we can meet face to face remember to Always Fly Right!

Upward & Onward;


Beautiful Hands              What are these hands trying to say?







Elder Passion



Look at his passion after all these years. This is one of the oldest teaches still around today.





In The Class RoomImagine if those we trained in our work force had smiles of joy like these young girls.







The SoloThere is nothing like the one on one devotion of teacher to student. Sometimes we wonder if we could find a mentor who cared for us like this. What if instead you decided to be the Mentor like this tom some one in your life?






The TransferLook at the intensity of these young girls focus. What have they given up to sit here for years of there lives? What pains have they endured? What strained relationships, broken fingers, hurt ankles, lost loves?








A Dream come true!






Heartful Expressions           Such beauty!







Devotion of Learning


And they sit patiently for hours in devotion to the guru and the guru invests their very hearts, lives and energy day in and day out.





The CollectionAnother collage of images to ponder.