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As A Nation Thinketh, So It Becomes

As A Nation Thinketh, So It Becomes

As A Nation Thinketh, So It Becomes Today, many have an estranged relationship with the truth. The humorist, Josh Billings put it this way, “It’s what we know that ain’t true that causes us so much trouble.” Fortunately, the solution is simple. It is discernment. In...

It’s Not About The Kids

It’s Not About The Kids

It's Not About The Kids Should our children get back to school and resume their normal activities this fall, despite the presence of COVID-19? Schools are in a tough spot. How do we best serve our students while dealing with teachers and staff who are uncomfortable...

Ryan Cone – Client Spotlight – AchievingOPTIMAL

Ryan Cone – Client Spotlight – AchievingOPTIMAL

Ryan Cone - Client Spotlight - AchievingOPTIMALCoach's Notes: In today's episode of AchievingOPTIMAL, I’ll be chatting with entrepreneur Ryan Cone, president of Cone Commercial Real Estate. We discuss: - Why success is not an accident - Locking in 1% habits that...

God Bless America!

God Bless America!

A Prayer For Our Nation   Heavenly Father,   Thank you for making us in your image—as individual souls, distinct and one-of-a-kind! We praise you for the idea that is America and for everything that is true and noble and right about our nation. Most especially, we...

Optimize Your Immunity with Darren Fink

Optimize Your Immunity with Darren Fink

Optimize Your Immunity with Darren Fink    Coach's Notes: In this episode of AchievingOPTIMAL, we discuss practical ways to boost your immune system with our wellness coach, Darren Fink. Now more than ever, we must accept responsibility for our health and be...

As A Nation Thinketh, So It Becomes

As A Nation Thinketh, So It Becomes

It's Not About The Kids Should our children get back to school and resume their normal activities this fall, despite the presence of COVID-19? Schools are in a tough spot. How do we best serve our students while dealing with teachers and staff who are uncomfortable...

Will Group Think Win?

Will Group Think Win?

Will Group Think Win?As our country heads into the summer, we find ourselves with an abundance of data, opinions, and questions. But, there’s something more troubling we also find in abundance today—a deficit of common sense. What exactly is common sense? Well, my...

Optimize Through Adversity – Client Spotlight – Michele Velcheck

Optimize Through Adversity – Client Spotlight – Michele Velcheck

Optimize Through Adversity - Client Spotlight - Michele Velcheck   Coach's Notes: In todays episode of AchievingOPTIMAL I’ll be chatting with entrepreneur Michele Velcheck, founder and CEO of Solid Source Real Estate. We discuss: -How to lead through times of...

Holding On To Your Joy During Adversity & Uncertainty 

Holding On To Your Joy During Adversity & Uncertainty 

Holding On To Your Joy During Adversity & Uncertainty  Difficult, trying times reveal far more about us than the good times. This is true for us individually and collectively. Think about it. What’s the virtue in being joyful when you’re on a roll when everything...

Optimize Your Portfolio – Client Spotlight – Chuck Whitman

Optimize Your Portfolio – Client Spotlight – Chuck Whitman

Optimize Your Portfolio - Client Spotlight - Chuck Whitman Coach's Notes: In todays episode of AchievingOPTIMAL I’ll be chatting with trader, investor, educator and entrepreneur Chuck Whitman. We discuss:  0:33 - How Chuck and I originally connected 5:00 -...

3 Simple Ways To Get Hyper-Focused

3 Simple Ways To Get Hyper-Focused

3 Simple Ways To Get Hyper-Focused Coach's Notes: Focus On Focus I'm going to give you a simple process for staying focused better than ever before. Focus is essential to success. Focus = Success. What is failure? Why does failure occur? I believe failure occurs due...

Don’t Go Here In Your Marriage! – Dr. Mark Crawford (PART 2)

Don’t Go Here In Your Marriage! – Dr. Mark Crawford (PART 2)

Coach's Notes: This is Part 2. Click Here for Part 1. In this week's special two-part episode of AchievingOPTIMAL I'm  speaking with clinical psychologist Dr. Mark Crawford. This show was recorded LIVE at Barnsley Resort during our recent Couples Planning Retreat....

How To Repel What You Really Want

How To Repel What You Really Want

How To Repel What You Really WantSuccess is a planned outcome, not an accident. Success, casually defined as getting what YOU want out of a relationship, a job, or just life in general, is a very good thing. This is what normal, hard-working, mentally healthy people...

Don’t Go Here In Your Marriage! – Dr. Mark Crawford (PART 1)

Don’t Go Here In Your Marriage! – Dr. Mark Crawford (PART 1)

Coach's Notes: This is Part 1. Click Here for Part 2! In this week's special two-part episode of AchievingOPTIMAL I'm  speaking with clinical psychologist Dr. Mark Crawford. This show was recorded LIVE at Barnsley Resort during our recent Couples Planning Retreat....

MARRIAGE IS GOOD… and bad

MARRIAGE IS GOOD… and bad

MARRIAGE IS GOOD and bad. This is not breaking news! Every husband and every wife are imperfect, both gifted and flawed in numerous, often unpredictable ways. Consequently, nowhere is the apostle Paul’s advice from Philippians 4:8 more valuable, more practical, or...

How Do You Talk To Yourself?

How Do You Talk To Yourself?

Show Notes: I want to tell you the truth about positive self-talk and show you how to get started with it. What is self-talk? Self-talk is the inner dialogue that runs all the time, that inner voice, sometimes positive, sometimes negative. We all talk to ourselves. I...

Are You On The Right Mental Diet?

Are You On The Right Mental Diet?

  Show Notes: In this weeks episode of AchievingOPTIMAL I want to focus on a fundamental practice that drives your entire thought process. This fundamental is: Positive Mental Nutrition. In fact, if you're not aware of Positive Mental Nutrition (and especially...

Dominate Your 20s

Dominate Your 20s

Show Notes: Dominate Your 20s If you're in your 20s or if you have loved ones such as your children who are in theirs 20s, this show is for you. Over the years, I have worked with many teenagers and young adults on what it takes to succeed ensuring they have the right...

5 Questions High Achievers Ask

5 Questions High Achievers Ask

Show Notes: Questions shape your thinking....and your thinking shapes your life - Coach The power of questions. Questions are very powerful because they steer your thinking in either an upward or downward direction. We constantly ask ourselves questions...and answer...