Archives for October 2015

The Number One Reason People Have A Negative Mindset Is…

Have you ever wondered why some people are positive and optimistic while others are negative and see life as a long slow slog through enemy territory with bullets flying over their head? After studying leadership, mindsets and human performance for over twenty years I’ve concluded that there are nine reasons why people end up with […]

2015 Reader Survey

I want to ensure my blog does the best job possible of addressing your needs and interests. And that means I need to know more about you. To do that, I’ve created my 2015 Reader Survey. Would you please take a few minutes to fill out the survey? By doing so, you will ultimately be helping yourself. […]

Hugh’s Words of Wisdom

The Five Strategies I Use To Accomplish More In Less Time With Less Stress And Greater Enjoyment I have a lot of priorities. I have client projects, writing for my blog and book, business development responsibilities, creating online courses for Claris University and acting as the head chef and on site general contractor of our […]

Are You Chasing Success Or Is Success Chasing You?

Notes: Here’s the question for this week. Are You Chasing Success Or Is Success Chasing You? This is not a philosophical question nor is it simply a sentence with a nice play on words. It is a question that get’s at the heart of how you think about success. Is success something separate from you […]

Hugh’s Words of Wisdom

One of the questions I like to ask my clients when we first start working together is, are you having fun? This is not a theoretical or philisophical question. It’s a simple question that asks leaders an unexpected question and speaks to their mindset regarding work. More often than not I hear a conditional and […]

The Three Lessons I Learned From Robert Cialdini

Last week I spent the day with renowned author Robert Cialdini. Bob wrote THE book book on Influence entitled, Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion. He’s sold over three million copies of Influence and was a perfect guest at a three day summit I attended called Thought Leadership. I learned three things from my time with […]

Hugh’s Words of Wisdom

Outsiders see you with greater clarity than you see yourself. This is true for both your strengths as well as your weaknesses. For example, with my coaching clients I see their strengths and potential with greater clarity and enthusiasm than they see themselves. The benefit of doing so is that I can anticipate and position […]

How To Reduce Interpersonal Strife By 50%

Note: This week I want to talk to you about how you can reduce the interpersonal strife in your personal life and professional life by 50%. How do you do that? You get clear about the boundaries you have or need. For example, in my neighborhood there is a home that is getting ready for […]