The 4 Stages of Business

There are “4 Stages of Business,” regardless of your chosen field of endeavor. #1. Survival #2. Stability #3. Success #4. Significance Which stage are you in right now? And which one do you want to get to within the next 12 months? And what’s that going to take for you to advance stages? I’m assuming you want more growth, correct?…

DO THIS…NOT THAT

Yoo-hoo. Yeah, you know who it is? It’s me, TD. But I want to know…is anybody home? It looks a little dark over there and I don’t see the light on. 🙂 Time to flip the switch today and get your mind right, baby. Let’s go! From one coach to another. From one human being to another. From one life…

What are you willing to die for?

The recently shared a blog where I talked about your “Moonshot Ideas.” Hopefully, at this point, you’ve defined a few. Today, I want to talk to you about that one Moonshot Idea ingrained in your heart and soul that never seems to stop churning your insides. You know, the one that’s “speaking to you,” but you’re afraid to act on it.…

Learning Never Stops

Are you still a student? I’m not enrolled in higher education or cruising off to night classes after the doors at Fitness Quest 10 close, but there’s no doubt in my mind that at age 46, I’m still a student. And I ALWAYS will be. Regardless of age, experience, or accolades, I hope YOU feel the same. I hope you’ve…

Hero or Zero?

Who do you want to be a HERO to? Think about that. Seriously. Who do you want to be a HERO to? I believe all of us have the ability within us to be a hero. Maybe it’s to your kids… Or to your clients… Or to your team… Or to your community… Maybe you are an athlete or coach…

What’s Your Moonshot Idea?

It’s better to shoot for the moon and miss, than shoot for the stars and hit. Get it? It’s like saying “It’s better to aim high and miss, than to aim low and hit.” #AimHigh Naveen Jain, an acclaimed entrepreneur and philanthropist, works to solve the world’s biggest challenges through innovation, and he often talks about “Moonshot Ideas.” This extraordinary…

Iron Sharpens Iron

Iron sharpens iron. Chew on that that profound phrase for a minute. Despite its simplicity, it packs a knockout punch of significance. And as you dive deeper reflecting on those 3 little words, it becomes clear how that statement can apply to each and every one of us. Here are a few of the many forms “iron” can take in…

Are You broken?

After an overwhelming response to a recent e-mail, I decided to share a snippet of that powerful message I sent below. Enjoy! “The blessing is often in the broken. Every time you were broken, you multiplied.” I heard T.D. Jakes — a world-renowned pastor, acclaimed author, talk show host, and movie producer —  share that profound quote recently and it…

My Top 10 Takeaways From a “Genius” Conference

After attending a 3-day Genius Network event with some of the top entrepreneurs and speakers in the world, I left with tons of incredible takeaways. I always say you only need “one” big AHA or takeaway to make these “getaways” worth the investment, and this conference in The Copper State had a plethora of ’em to share! So, let’s peel…

The Power of the Grey Hoodie

For years now, you’ve heard me talk about the undeniable power of the GREY HOODIE. For me, the famed fabric turned into inspirational attire after a small-time boxer “hit” it big in working-class Philadelphia in 1976’s Rocky. And as my most loyal followers know, I’ve been chirping about the hoodie on every platform possible since. In fact, my iconic outerwear…