My week without a cell phone

If you are like me, you can’t bear the thought of not having a cell phone and staying connected via social networks at any moment of the day. So you can imagine my anxiety when I lost my cell phone. However, I can honestly say that I had an unexpected reaction to not having a […]

The Scarcity Mindset Dilemma

I recently exhibited at a trade show. To peak people’s interest and get a little more attention than the next booth, we were running a contest called “Crack the Safe” giving our booth visitors a chance to win $25,000 cash if they guessed the correct 6-digit code to open the safe. As people walked by […]

Olympic Style Results for Your Travel Business

Seeing people at their fullest potential fascinates me. That’s why I love the Olympics.  But what’s the difference between the gymnast who wins the gold and the gymnast who doesn’t even make it to the Olympics?  Or the swimmer who didn’t qualify 4 years earlier, but then comes back to win a gold medal and […]

Your Success is Closer than You Think

How badly do you want success?The difference between those who achieve their goals and those who continue to struggle is that the first set of people are willing to do whatever it takes – even if it’s inconvenient, even if it’s uncomfortable, even if it costs money. Let me tell you about my au pair, […]

The Lesson of Valleys

I admit it. Today, I feel like giving up. And that’s the honest truth. Will I give up? No. But I want you to know there are days where I feel I can’t do it anymore…try any harder, squeeze out another dime to support my family. (And I went through these days when I was […]