March 19, 2014

Michael Row the Boat Ashore – Finding Peace Amidst the Chaos »

I was working out at the gym and flicking through the audio channels on the treadmill and heard this great song from my childhood. It stopped me cold. Historically, according to Wikipedia, slaves whose owners had abandoned the island of St, Helena in South Carolina, before the Union came to enforce a blockade, sang this song as they rowed their boats ashore to freedom. Of course, I didn’t know that when I heard it at the gym. At that moment, it reminded me of trying to find peace in the midst of all the things that are going on that…
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March 17, 2014

From the Vault – Motivational Audio on “Why Are You Worrying?” »

From the vault: Answered an email from a subscriber on worry and had her listen to this podcast. She loved it and suggested I share it with others – which is what I’m doing. For more, just check out this site and please put your name and email and you’ll receive over 30 minutes of free audio and more, plus advanced news on events, videos and webinars.    

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March 13, 2014

The Power of Focus – Walking the Wire »

There he was … twenty stories in the air. Nothing separated him from the ground, but a small wire – tightly stretched between two buildings. The man on that wire was Karl Wallenda – the leader of the Great Wallendas – a famous tightrope-walking act. For years, Wallenda had performed this stunt. Through focused concentration combined with steel nerves, he did what most of us would never even think of doing – risking his life for the enjoyment and amazement of others. Wallenda once said, “Life is walking the wire; everything else is just waiting around.” He rarely had a…
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March 6, 2014

WHAT’S “REALLY” YOUR PASSION? »

 William Batten, a former business executive once said, “There is nothing wrong with wanting to make money – except that it should not become the sole objective. The end should be to provide a service or product that people need.” No matter what your passion is in life, should you decide to follow it and turn that passion into reality, that passion must provide a service or product that people need. It’s not as hard as you might imagine. For example, say your passion is painting art. The product that you will create will satisfy the need of those who…
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February 28, 2014

Stop the Worry – The Little Clock Motivational Story Video »

Short video of a story I share on my audio CD, “A Motivational Moment” on dealing with worry. By the way, I speak at corporate events worldwide, and the use of a relevant story to emphasize a point goes along way to making your message and YOU more memorable. If you’re a speaker, minister, executive or someone wanting to improve their speeches, presentations or sermons with stories, check out this CD – http://www.abundancekeys.com/store//products/ProductDetail.php?ProductID=120 Here’s the video called “The Little Clock.”

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February 19, 2014

Roy Rogers’ Rider’s Rules – For Those Who Are Anti 10 Commandments »

It sometimes amazes me how many people are so anti the 10 commandments. At the time, it was a set of rules (morals) to guide a large group of people. Whether you believe that they were directly given by God, is up to you. However, it is difficult to argue that they make sense. And while it is difficult to adhere to them all all the time, the major ones – yes, I know that they are not multiple choice – are a tad easier to keep. However, as mentioned, some folks can just be livid about anything remotely religious,…
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February 18, 2014

Judy K. Katz – Author/Speaker Who Proves the Principle »

Judy K. Katz is a top coach, speaker and author of the book, “Beyond Your Shadows of Doubt.” In her book, she reveals how to access and unleash the creative power within you. Judy also shares how you can easily come to accept and forgive what you are currently resisting, whether it is yourself or another, decrease your inner stress tremendously, and access your creative, genius power and thrive! What is equally important as the information she shares is that she is a spiritual/empowering author and speaker who actually “proves the principle.” In other words, what she shares she has…
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February 18, 2014

Dealing With Mean People – Pass Me By »

Most of us have had the unpleasant experience of being cut off by a driver who then unceremoniously yells a few choice words at us or shows us the dexterity of their fingers to communicate a message of unhappiness. Hopefully, you don’t feel compelled to respond to this form of communication, or other insults or threats that others throw your way. It’s easy to respond (usually by yelling back which no one hears but you and others that may be in your car) and more challenging to not respond. The next time you get the urge to respond, remember this…
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February 17, 2014

Overcoming Business Uncertainty and Fear – Free Motivational Audio »

Did you know that more millionaires were made during the great depression of the 1930’s than any other time in US history? So what – right? Well, we are not as bad as off as we were then, but today’s business world is filled with much of the same uncertainty and fear. Generally, for the vast majority of those in business, this uncertainty and fear breeds mediocrity because most business people are too frightened to do anything for fear of being fired. However, just like during the Great Depression, this also means that the time is ripe for those who…
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February 7, 2014

Choosing a Consious Lifestyle – Germany, Israel Lead the Way »

More and more people are choosing a “conscious lifestyle” to shape the present to something better. Is there a critical mass ahead? From medical doctors to spiritual leaders – the call for change is sounding, with countries like Germany and Israel leading the shift. Will you be part of the transition team? Read Paul Graham’s recent blog post: http://lasvegas.informermg.com/2014/01/26/being-vegan-the-transition-team-is-forming/

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February 4, 2014

Do You Compare Yourself To Others and How to Stop It »

About 3 years ago, I did a short video on comparing oneself to others. In this video, I talk about the three types of comparison – superior, equal and inferior – and why all three all actually part of the first – superior. Take a quick look at this short video on comparing yourself to others and then sign up to get more free videos, as well as free gifts at http://www.abundancekeys.com.

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February 3, 2014

My New Leadership Article for Life Science Executives »

As a funny motivational speaker and author, I enjoy writing for various magazines. Happy to have written my second article for “Life Science Leader Magazine.” This time it was on #leadership and you can find it here on page 50 – goo.gl/vQJ2YB As mentioned, this is my second article for this magazine, which is the premiere magazine for executives in the pharmaceutical and life science industries. If you have a moment to read this, you may enjoy it. It’s about the view that some have about leadership by fear. If you think being a leader means that people should fear…
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January 28, 2014

New Site – New Video – Spiritual Abundance – Giving Back »

This is my new site which is dedicated to helping people turn their dreams into reality. It’s about understanding and utilizing – what I call – the 5 keys of abundance to help not only yourself live a prosperous and fulfilling life, but also help you to reduce the suffering of all sentient beings and this planet, as well. That’s called Universal Good, which means that others benefit from your success and abundance. (For more information on Universal Good – go here – http://www.abundancekeys.com/spiritual-key.php ) Now, to help that happen, in addition to my own content, I will, from time-to-time,…
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November 1, 2013

Transitioning Through Change – Finding the Beauty in the Empty Spaces »

Claude Debussy was a French composer who once said, “Music is the space between the notes.” In short, it is the space – the emptiness between the notes – that gives us beautiful music. As we transition through our lives, we encounter empty spaces – from childhood to adolescence to adulthood, from one job to the next. Unlike the empty spaces in music, these personal empty spaces are, oftentimes, terrifying. Therefore, we scramble for a goal or anything to fill this void, as opposed to stopping and seeing the beauty of the music in the spaces. Life has a way…
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