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Self-improvement

The Daily Boost

Scott Smith, Speaker, Entrepreneur,Coach, Consultant

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Need Motivation? The best daily motivation is The Daily Boost! Find out what makes you happy! Reduce your stress! Get inspired! Master life skills like lifestyle design, balance, communication, career advancement and enjoy more success. The Daily Boo...Show More

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Why You Need Interdependent Relationships

11:31 | Jan 21st

The quality of your life is a direct result of your relationships.  Tony Robbins said that.   Whether it’s a personal, professional, or business relationship.  There are three ways to play the relationship game.  There is only one way to win.   1) Al...Show More

Happy No Matter What

13:46 | Jan 15th

Would you like to be happy every day of the week?  Maybe it’s time to start thinking like a happy person? There’s no magic to being happier. Rose colored glasses are not required. Just start looking at your day-to-day life the way a happy person does...Show More

It’s All About Your Experience

10:35 | Jan 7th

Happy New Year!   As we begin a new year, I have a question for you.   What experiences will you have this year?   Life is all about the experience. That requires planning, awareness, and setting expectations.   As you go about setting and achieving ...Show More

Face Your Passion: Building Your Bridge

11:15 | Jan 4th

Changing something about your life is pretty straightforward. Figure out what you want and change it.   Are you done laughing?   Most folks fall on the way to their dreams because they don't move, move at the wrong time, or run too fast. That's why, ...Show More

Face Your Passion: Using Transitional Identities

10:26 | Jan 3rd

Have you allowed yourself to become the person you are on the inside?   We all make decisions that change our life trajectory without much thought. That can lead feeling of being lost on you your life path.   Maybe it's time to create a new way of se...Show More

Face Your Passion: Living According to Values & Goals

10:55 | Jan 2nd

A big frustration for most folks is feeling as if other people are getting in the way. =   That will stop the very instant you begin to living according to your Values as you word toward your Goals:   Here's the simple recipe for enjoying every minut...Show More

Face Your Passion: Average Perfect Day

9:08 | Jan 1st

How would you feel if every day, on average, was as you wanted?   It's time to make your dreams come true and create your “Average Perfect Day.”   Here's how it works:   1) Find a quiet spot and write a detailed description of your perfect day. Let y...Show More

No Brainer Success

12:32 | Dec 31st, 2018

With a new year upon us, it’s time crank up those 2019 goals - simple way.   One of the easiest methods of achieving success is to stick to tried and true. That doesn’t mean you can’t move toward something more meaningful. It means that you forgo new...Show More

What Can You Do in a Year?

10:35 | Dec 28th, 2018

I have a favorite question; ”What Can I Do?"   I ask it anytime I am unsure about my next action.  It always delivers an answer.  But, this time of year, I add some awesome sauce; ”What can I do this year?"   It's time to put an end to random and vag...Show More

Transforming When Nobody is Looking

10:27 | Dec 27th, 2018

You are living in a magical time of the year and may not even know it.   Have you noticed how busy and self-distracted everybody is?    Most folks are busy running into next years marathon and are not paying attention to their lives - let alone yours...Show More

What’s Your One Thing?

9:38 | Dec 26th, 2018

In the movie “City Slickers,” Mitch was on a mission to find purpose - as if there was a single solution for everybody.    That’s when he met a cowboy with simple yet straightforward advice -   Curly: Do you know what the secret of life is? [holds up...Show More

How Do I Feel Strategy Sessions

9:04 | Sep 17th, 2018

How much better would your day be if you always knew what surprises were lurking around the corner? Why we can’t predict everything, we can prepare for most things using a “How Do I Feel Strategy Session.” 1)  Once a month, take a few minutes and rev...Show More

Stop Learning.  Start Doing.

8:59 | Sep 13th, 2018

The Daily Boost is for people who aspire to live a better life and find themselves confused, frustrated and not knowing what steps to take. We help you find clarity, create your plan, and get motivated.

How To Be Happy Today

9:05 | Sep 12th, 2018

Did you know that happy people see the world differently? They don't wear rose-colored glasses.  They have a better way: 1)  Happy people realize that being alive includes problems.     2)  Happy people accept that problems are a privilege.  3) Happy...Show More

Saying What’s Needed

9:05 | Sep 10th, 2018

In Tim Ferris's books the 4-Hour Workweek, he spoke about  Uncomfortable Conversations. Uncomfortable Conversations are great for pointing out the elephant in the room.  The one that nobody wants to acknowledge.  They are about clearing the air, unde...Show More

Arsonist or Fireman?

9:09 | Sep 7th, 2018

Are you the kind of person who is always running around putting out fires - fires you set?  I think it is time that we take away your matches and lighter fluid. Here are a few things to think about: 1) If your life is non-stop drama, stress, and craz...Show More

Why is WHY So Difficult?

9:05 | Sep 6th, 2018

You must know your why! Knowing why allows you to persist and achieve goals.  Without a strong understanding of why it's important, it's not that important. So, why is WHY so difficult? Folks tend to want their why to be fancy and meaningful.  But wh...Show More

The Strangest Secret

9:15 | Sep 4th, 2018

Earl Nightingale produced “The Strangest Secret” to motivate his insurance company sales force.   It is now a motivational standard. The secret is simple: 1) You become what you think. 2) You must pay the prices. 3) You must control your thoughts. 4)...Show More

Defending Your Agenda

9:53 | Sep 3rd, 2018

A client asked, “Where do you pay attention to keep yourself on track?”  My agenda.  Period. Why? As long as you know what you want in life, it’s only a matter of moving forward a little bit every day - and that can be difficult.    Every person you ...Show More

You Don’t Need to Start Over

9:05 | Aug 31st, 2018

There are lots of folks in the world who are seeking change in their life.  They usually say… “I want something entirely new!  I’m tired of how things have been!  I want to start over!” My advice?  Don’t do it! Change doesn’t mean getting a do-over. ...Show More

Traits of Greatness

9:02 | Aug 30th, 2018

Are you having a difficult time breaking through to YOU? While you are sprinting through your to-do list, keep these growth-traits in mind: 1)  Use your imagination to form images, ideas, and sensations in your mind.  Do it without the help of anythi...Show More

Better Communication Instantly

9:06 | Aug 28th, 2018

Have you ever wished that you could connect with someone fast?  Whether personal or business, getting on the same page is a huge advantage. The secret is simple.  Establish common ground right from the beginning. It's easy to laugh at folks talking a...Show More

Taking Control of Your Life

9:03 | Aug 27th, 2018

When I was learning to fly airplanes being in control was essential.  That's why I hated how my instructor never failed to command me to “Go Around” when I had the perfect landing in view.  The same thing happens in day-to-day life.  You can bet that...Show More

Your Anticipation Engine

8:59 | Aug 24th, 2018

I love how kids live in the moment while also getting excited about the next fun thing coming.  Maybe it's time we all begin acting like kids again? Since you were young, special events made you so excited that sheer anticipation would drive you all ...Show More

Time to Run Faster

9:03 | Aug 23rd, 2018

Is your hair on fire for success?  There's a phrase that sums up what it takes to find whatever you're seeking.  The faster the speed of the leader, the faster the speed of the pack. It's a simple truth; success likes speed.  It's very sexy and espec...Show More

Mindset for Success (Part Two)

9:04 | Aug 22nd, 2018

How about a few more ways to transform your mindset? 1) Start using a "Good Enough" approach. Perfectionism is doing nothing to move you forward. 2) Use your ONE mind to do ONE thing. Multitasking is splitting your focus and energy. It's also delayin...Show More

Mindset for Success (Part One)

9:08 | Aug 21st, 2018

"On your last day on earth, the person you became will meet the person you could have become." -- Anonymous Here are a few ideas to help you rise to your full potential: 1) Live a good lifestyle.  Eat good stuff and exercise.  Simple. 2) Think long-t...Show More

Myth of Productivity

10:15 | Aug 20th, 2018

I think it’s time we stop seeking more productivity.  It’s too much work!  I prefer being more efficient and effective.  Here are a couple of ideas that will help: 1) Say, “No” to meetings if possible.  If you must, keep them short and sweet. 2) Dela...Show More

Stay On Track With Your Goals

8:57 | Aug 17th, 2018

Have you ever noticed that airplanes fly crooked?  At first glance it seems like those shiny tubes in the sky are heading toward their destination.  But look closer.  While flying a straight path, the nose of the plane points at a slight angle into t...Show More

Mastering Deep Work

11:06 | Aug 16th, 2018

I need to pass on a message.  Your MIND misses you! I know you've been crazy busy.  Shopping, cleaning the garage, checking Facebook.  Not to mention catching up on 500-hours of must-watch television on your DVR.  That's all great and makes time pass...Show More

Making Time For What's Important

9:06 | Aug 15th, 2018

As a child, I remember waking up and heading out the door for a day.  It was an endless adventure that usually concluded with a game of Hide-And-Seek.   Those days seemed to last forever. These days, most adults are still running until the sun goes d...Show More

Slowing Down Speeds Success

8:42 | Aug 14th, 2018

Are you moving too fast? I know what you're thinking. Isn't that how I'm supposed to get more done and reach my goals?  It depends. The "get motivated crowd" always wants to go faster. You get fired up, confident your plan is going to work, and start...Show More

Value Driven Life

11:24 | Aug 13th, 2018

As you stroll through life, you will find opportunities that will present you with a choice - a VALUE choice.  Your response speaks volumes about your character. There is no right or wrong.  There is only your inner voice guiding you in the direction...Show More

Eliminating Procrastination The Easy Way

9:05 | Aug 10th, 2018

Are you a member of the Procrastination Club?  Procrastination is the intentional and habitual postponement of an essential task.  Is that what you are doing? It may be similar to that. Even if you are putting things off, it is possible that you are ...Show More

Reducing Fear and Anxiety

9:04 | Aug 9th, 2018

We're living in one of the most exciting and prosperous times in the history of humanity.  It makes you wonder why so many folks suffer from anxiety. Here's one way to make that go away. Changing your environment will change everything.  It's the pow...Show More

Success Equation

8:54 | Aug 8th, 2018

When I was in school, I never saw the point of being good at Math.  In my mind, success was about people, not about numbers.  But, there is one equation I use every day of my life. Problem + Cost = Opportunity. That little equation will open more doo...Show More

Law of Attraction and More

11:42 | Aug 6th, 2018

Law of Attraction and More Personal improvement is a journey that requires attention, rules, and guidance.  If you will open your eyes, the Universe has made them all available to you. The Law of Attraction is one of many Natural Laws.  When you reco...Show More

Entering Someone Else's Story

9:31 | Aug 3rd, 2018

In coaching calls, I say, "You need to meet others where they are if you want to connect." Which is often followed by, "Why should I do that? I'm trying to get what I want." Seriously.  I hear that.  Let me explain: 1) Every person on the planet play...Show More

Re-Building Your Foundation

9:19 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Are you the kind of person who is fearful of change?  If that's the case, you are not alone.  Since humans are hard-wired for continuous transition and growth - it doesn't make much sense. What's happening here? Yes, you are seeking a better life.  T...Show More

Creating Your Plan

9:40 | Aug 1st, 2018

Every day I hear the same words from folks seeking to reach their full potential in life. "I'm confused!  All I need is a plan.  Please give me a step-by-step plan.  I'll do it.  Please tell me what to do!"  (No words or emphasis added) Yes, you need...Show More

Establishing Your Foundation

12:05 | Jul 31st, 2018

Success in life happens on top of a solid foundation of basic needs. In 1954, Abraham Maslow released Motivation and Personality. He expanded on his Hierarchy of Needs theory. Maslow suggested that to reach your full potential: 1) You must provide fo...Show More

Automatic Motivation

11:07 | Jul 30th, 2018

When the alarm clock goes off in the morning, do you jump out of bed ready to go?  Wouldn't it be nice if you could get all the motivation you needed - automatically?  There are 3 things to understand: 1) While you seek motivation externally, all mot...Show More

30 Day Foundational Challenge

12:44 | Jul 23rd, 2018

Only a crazy person says you can change everything about your life in 30 days - right? Call me crazy, but everything I've ever done had its roots in a 30-day sprint - and it's a long time.  A week is easy, crossing several weekends and life events wi...Show More

Master Your Mornings

10:25 | Jul 16th, 2018

Ask any successful person about the most crucial time of their day, and they'll say, "Mornings." How you use your morning hours sets the pace for your entire day - and less is more.  Let's keep this simple: 1)  Lose your excuse that mornings are craz...Show More

Cut and Control Your Clutter

11:41 | Jul 9th, 2018

Are you overwhelmed with the clutter in your life?  It's time to take a different approach. Clearing clutter from your life a big and never-ending challenge. Clutter will never stop building.  There will always be more.  Instead of stressing about al...Show More

Be Your Best Every Day

12:05 | Jul 2nd, 2018

As you stroll through life, you will find opportunities that will present you with a choice - a VALUE choice.  Your response speaks volumes about your character. There's no right or wrong.  There is only your inner voice guiding you in the direction ...Show More

Required Traits for Success

12:55 | Jun 29th, 2018

I've had many mentors in my life.  All of them made a point of validating that I possessed three characteristics for success.  Would you pass their test? 1) Do you have a burning desire to achieve your goal? 2) Are you a coachable person and prepared...Show More

Endless Opportunity Mindset

11:35 | Jun 28th, 2018

Sometimes I remember the beginning of my career.  I was young, eager, driven, and intimidated.  How can I reach my dreams with all the people and competition in the world?  Here's what I learned: 1) Somewhere in those crowds is a person who needs my ...Show More

Nothing Happens Without Motivation

12:15 | Jun 27th, 2018

A long time ago, Zig Ziglar said, "Without Motivation, Nothing Happens."  Doesn't that make you want to read another book, go to a seminar, or listen to a podcast? Yes, doing that will make you feel better, but will it get you what you want? A more s...Show More

Career Success Mindset

11:10 | Jun 26th, 2018

A long time ago you found yourself graduating high school and thrust into real-life. I'm sure you gave lots of thought to your future.  Then again, you were young.  Twenty years later things can look very different. Over the years, I've learned somet...Show More

Building Confidence and Self-Esteem

12:13 | Jun 25th, 2018

Do you have goals and dreams?  If so, Confidence and Self Esteem will play a significant role. Confidence is feeling good about your worth or abilities; self-respect. Self Esteem is a feeling of self-assurance.   An appreciation for your abilities or...Show More

Life Changing Questions

12:20 | Jun 20th, 2018

You should answer these questions every few months. Your ability to focus is crucial as you move forward.  Answering these questions will help: 1) What do you want to do? 2) What do you want to have? 3) Where do you want to go? 4) What contribution d...Show More

Replace Yourself

11:37 | Jun 13th, 2018

Have you noticed that there is never enough time in the day to soak up everything that life has to offer? It's time to replace yourself.  No matter what you do in life, getting some help might be your best choice.  From the most mundane to the exciti...Show More

Busy With The Buzz

11:34 | Jun 12th, 2018

Are you getting caught up in the buzz of life while running crazy toward your goals?  Friends, family, co-workers, society - all would make you believe that you need to run faster to get what you want. That's not true.  Moving at 1,000 miles per hour...Show More

Stop Learning. Start Doing.

11:25 | Jun 11th, 2018

Have you ever felt something was holding you back?  Maybe you're spending too much time learning. What is going on? Your mind can't tell the difference between perception and reality.  It's confusing learning and doing.  That's why it's so easy to ge...Show More

Are You Willing To Jump?

12:38 | Jun 6th, 2018

Are You Willing To Jump? Steve Harvey is a funny guy. He's also a wise man. Have you seen his teaching on the one thing you must do if you want to be successful? He says, "You must jump. If you want to be successful, you must jump into your dreams, t...Show More

Getting Excited About Everything

11:07 | Jun 5th, 2018

Accelerating Goal Achievement I'm feeling the need to pass along a way achieve your goals faster than you thought possible. If you are ready for success to arrive, here are three simple rules to help you realize your dreams: 1) Play to your strength....Show More

Massive Imperfect Action

11:52 | Jun 4th, 2018

Massive Imperfect Action Do you love the feeling you get when an exiting idea pops into your head? The most appealing aspect of anything new in your life always happens at the beginning. When it’s still a dream inside your head. It’s only when it’s t...Show More

Reinventing Yourself Instantly

9:46 | May 31st, 2018

Why do folks get so stressed out about reinventing themselves? It's so simple when you understand - Getting something different in life always requires taking a different action.  Those actions are "change" that you are applying to your life.  All ch...Show More

Reinventing Your Perfect Day

13:19 | May 30th, 2018

What if every day, for the rest of your life, was perfect?  You know what they say?  "If you build it, they will come." The sub-conscious mind is a beautiful thing.  You can engage its power to create your Average Perfect Day.  Here's how - 1) Wr...Show More

Value Drive Life Reinvention

11:22 | May 29th, 2018

Values are a funny thing.  Values live inside you and guide you.  They are who you are as a person.  Whether you think about them or not, you express your Values every minute of your life. If you want to know the secret to using Values to create chan...Show More

Reinventing Yourself

11:03 | May 28th, 2018

Is it possible to reinvent yourself?  Sure!  After all, you've been doing it your entire life.  Imagine what would happen if you did it on purpose? Here's something to think about during your personal Operation Reinvention: 1) If things are not satis...Show More

Networking Power Tips

10:58 | May 23rd, 2018

You have the opportunity to begin new relationships every day.  Some are random. Some you choose.  When you follow the rules of the networking game, things always work out better. 1) It isn't about you. 2) You will always come from a place of trust. ...Show More

Networking Power Tips

11:25 | May 22nd, 2018

You have the opportunity to begin new relationships every day.  Some are random. Some you choose.  When you follow the rules of the networking game, things always work out better. 1) It isn't about you. 2) You will always come from a place of trust. ...Show More

Are Your Friends Holding You Back?

12:49 | May 21st, 2018

The success and happiness that you in your life is a direct result of something your Mom was always asking - Who are your friends? If they are positive, you will be positive.  Are they negative?  You will be negative.  If they have money, you will ha...Show More

Better Relationships. Better Life.

12:04 | May 18th, 2018

The quality of your life is a direct result of your relationships.  Tony Robbins said that.  Whether it's a personal, professional, or business relationship.  There are three ways to play the relationship game.  There is only one way to win. 1)  All ...Show More

Essential Life Goals

11:19 | May 17th, 2018

Over the years most folks have concluded that setting goals are the beginning of all success.  However, too many goals can also stop you in your tracks. Huh? The experience of working toward essential life goals will always make you happier.  Too man...Show More

Give Up What You Are NOT

11:10 | May 16th, 2018

Are you striving for something different and confused about where to begin? I have a client who, after years of poor eating habits, had become over 100 pounds overweight.  She decided to get healthy.  She also had no idea how. My advice was simple. I...Show More

Building Your Bridge to Change

10:09 | May 15th, 2018

Not a day goes by that I don't hear about one of my clients building a bridge to a new life. They are following a simple truth. If you want to change your life; you must accept that there is a gap between where you are, and where you want to go. Befo...Show More

Productivity of Simplicity

11:40 | May 14th, 2018

I flew to Amarillo, Texas for a client visit a few years ago.  He picked me up at the airport and said, "I hope you don't mind riding along - I have three things to do today." Three things?  That's it? The first was a bank deposit.  The second was my...Show More

Journey. Destination. Repeat.

13:41 | May 9th, 2018

Life is a long and winding road.  It has many ups and downs, and a few surprises along the way. Here's what you can expect: 1)  Follow your passion and the money will arrive.  It may take longer than you think.  It may be less than you think.  It doe...Show More

No Monkey On Your Back

10:48 | May 8th, 2018

Sometime today, a well-meaning person is going to detour you from your dreams.  They are going to solve a problem for them.  Sure, you want to help.  But, what about your problems? You have enough monkey's on your back already without taking on those...Show More

Goal Setting Refresher Course

12:13 | May 7th, 2018

In 1979 interviewers asked potential Harvard MBA candidates - "Have you set clear, written goals for your future and made plans to accomplish them?" 3% answered yes. 10 years later that 3% was earning, on average, ten times as much as the other 97 pe...Show More

Separating Un-important From Important

12:03 | May 2nd, 2018

Have you noticed that life can be busy?  It seems that you never have time for what is important. I'm sure you find time to eat, sleep, pay bills, feed the dog, take care of your family - among dozens of "important" tasks.  Here's the truth - No matt...Show More

Traits of Greatness

10:42 | Apr 30th, 2018

Are you having a difficult time being YOU? Keep these greatness traits in mind: 1) Use your imagination to form images, ideas, and sensations in your mind.  Do it without the help of others.  Trust yourself. 2) Be enthusiastic and live with excitemen...Show More

Formula For Getting What You Want

11:43 | Apr 27th, 2018

Are you living intentionally? You are one-third of the way to getting what you want.  Would you like it all? Everything begins with intention.  However, even though you can win a trophy for having good intentions, you will rarely win the game of life...Show More

Living a Life of Goal Setting

11:07 | Apr 25th, 2018

Are you excited to be alive today?  If not, it might be time to become an intentional goal setter. Goals are the heartbeat of your life.  They are tangible expressions of the values you hold and how you act out what you feel inside.  Goals create the...Show More

Don't Be a Negotiating Underdog

11:27 | Apr 24th, 2018

Life is series of negotiations. The progress you make.  The success you enjoy.  The happiness you experience.  Everything is a direct result of your negotiation skill. Since you negotiate for everything, why is it that you sometimes feel like you won...Show More

Get More done With Less Stress

9:51 | Apr 23rd, 2018

It's a new week.  I'm sure you have a lot to do.  If you use a To-Do list, I'd like to pass on some advice that will make your days much more fun. LOSE your "To-Do List."  Replace it with a "Did I Do It List." To-Do Lists make you a slave to the chec...Show More

Amending Your Constitution

9:49 | Apr 17th, 2018

I was on the phone with a client when she mentioned that she uses a personal constitution to guide her life.  She wrote the document 25 years ago.  It has never seen an amendment.  She's is not very happy either. By definition, a constitution never c...Show More

Golden Circle of Influence

11:17 | Apr 16th, 2018

Are you going to influence the world today? Getting what you want in life usually begins by knowing what you want and believing you can get it.  That influences others to help you. Simon Sinek calls it, "The Golden Circle." If you're like most folks,...Show More

Power of Pain and Pleasure

9:02 | Apr 11th, 2018

They are two forces that rule everything you do.  Pain and Pleasure. Included in Stoic Philosophy in 300 BC, it's three rules are easy to understand and apply: 1)  Most decisions you make and actions you take have the goal of attracting pleasure into...Show More

Stand Up. Take a Step. Repeat.

10:56 | Apr 10th, 2018

It's the world's simplest recipe for success; Stand up, take a step, REPEAT!  A member wrote asking the best use of such simple advice.  Here's how to get started in 5 minutes or less: 1)  Stop whatever you are doing.  Block out everything. Focus on ...Show More

Daily Rules of Happiness

11:24 | Apr 9th, 2018

Did you know that happy people see the world differently? No, they don't wear rose-colored glasses.  They have a better way: 1)  Happy people realize that being alive includes challenges.    2) Happy people accept that challenges are a privilege that...Show More

Get Clear on Your Choices

11:26 | Apr 3rd, 2018

The most common question that crosses my desktop is, "How do I decide what to do?"  Common sense would say, "you can't move forward when you don't have clarity in your direction."  Are your choices are getting in the way? Are you focusing on your opt...Show More

Take Command of Your Life

11:08 | Apr 2nd, 2018

I like flying little airplanes. Over the years I've learned a lesson; I don't have to ask permission to go where I want to go.  It's always up to me to choose my destination. I'm what the FAA refers to as the Pilot in Command - the Boss of the airpla...Show More

Master Your Motivation. Master Your Life.

12:06 | Mar 19th, 2018

No matter how long-term your goals, mastering your daily motivation skill set is a must. That's how you create momentum and success. Your first goal is simple. Accept that you are responsible for the daily discipline of moving yourself forward. Big g...Show More

Today Not Possible. Tomorrow Possible.

10:51 | Mar 14th, 2018

Today Not Possible.  Tomorrow Possible. American Taekwondo Grand Master, H.U. Lee gave volumes of advice during his life of service.  In my view, his best was also his shortest: "Today Not Possible.  Tomorrow Possible." Today is a new day.  Yesterday...Show More

Cycle of Productivity

12:13 | Mar 12th, 2018

A few years ago Steven Covey wrote of the power of taking a break.  He said, "It's important to sharpen your saw.  No matter how hard you work, you will always cut more wood with a sharp saw." My formula for more productivity is this: 1) Live your li...Show More

What's Your Life Purpose

11:22 | Mar 5th, 2018

Seeking purpose is an interesting thing. For some, it is natural and effortless. Others find it aspirational and their mission. The first tends to live on purpose with no thought. The actions they take in day-to-day activities are what they do. Purp...Show More

Manufacturing Endless Opportunity

12:04 | Feb 26th, 2018

When I was a teenager, I was a weekend moviegoer.  It was the age of Rocky and Star Wars, after all.   While the experience was fun, something has stuck with me over the years.  During the previews before the film, the movie theatre always ran a com...Show More

Decision Making Options

10:32 | Feb 7th, 2018

No matter what you desire in your life, everything will start as a thought in your mind.  It will demand your attention. You have three options; deny it, delay it, or deal with it. The quality of your life will is a result of your choice. How do you ...Show More

Why Motivation Fades Away

10:56 | Jan 10th, 2018

Have you ever wondered why your motivation seems to fade away a few days after you decide to “get motivated?”  There’s a simple answer. Motivation is not some magical vehicle that will help you get what you want.  Instead, think of motivation as prov...Show More

Getting Over The Bar

8:59 | Oct 19th, 2017

Going for big goals in life can seem like you need to shoot for the stars to get what you want. It's easier than that. The big stuff in life can seem overwhelming. But it's only a series of small accomplishments that add up to success. I like to thin...Show More

Always Wear Your Success Seat Belt

10:01 | Oct 18th, 2017

I like simple. Simple works. It gets things done. Today I would like to share the world simplest success strategy. It will radically transform everything. Everybody I've ever known who enjoyed massive success made a decision. Eliminate distraction an...Show More

Preparing For Success

12:21 | Oct 9th, 2017

Preparing For Success

Mapping Your Success

11:41 | Oct 2nd, 2017

Mapping Your Success

Step Into The Spotlight

11:33 | Sep 27th, 2017

Step Into The Spotlight

Fly By The Seat of Your Pants Success

12:04 | Sep 25th, 2017

Fly By The Seat of Your Pants Success

Creative Destruction Makes Life Fun

11:38 | Sep 18th, 2017

Creative Destruction Makes Life Fun

The Storm Makes You Stronger

8:55 | Sep 11th, 2017

Operation Reinvention took another when we moved out of our home into our motorhome. It happened only 36 hours before getting orders to evacuate for Hurricane Irma. We chose Panama City, Florida. Sunday morning we awoke with the campground buzzing. I...Show More

Getting Things Done Without Driving Yourself Crazy

12:06 | Sep 4th, 2017

Getting Things Done Without Driving Yourself Crazy

Laser Targeted Networking

13:06 | Aug 28th, 2017

Laser Targeted Networking

Everything's Impossible Until...

10:53 | Aug 21st, 2017

Everything's Impossible Until...

Personal Brinksmanship

13:11 | Aug 14th, 2017

Personal Brinksmanship

Stop The Insanity

11:29 | Aug 7th, 2017

Stop The Insanity

Anticipation Engine

11:20 | Jul 31st, 2017

How would you like automatic motivation for the rest of your life? From the time you were very young, there have been events that you couldn't wait to arrive. Christmas, birthdays, weddings, vacations, job interviews among them. The anticipation is ...Show More

Catalyst For Success

10:40 | Jul 24th, 2017

I love to say, "Life Begins When You Move" and "Stand up, take a step, repeat." But how much energy do you need to get started? I bet it's less than you think. In chemical engineering, a catalyst makes a reaction happen more quickly. You need a Perso...Show More

Four Words That Keep The Focus on You

10:36 | Jul 18th, 2017

Communicating with others is a required skill for staying focused on your goals. Next time somebody attempts to pull you off course... Simply say “Yes, and..." to their request. Doing so will allow you to maintain momentum and not sound negative. It ...Show More

What Label Do You Wear?

11:23 | Jul 17th, 2017

Don't label me! I can't tell you how many people say that to me. One problem. I'm not doing the labeling. You can change the entire direction of your life by changing the how you present to others. It's a skill you must master - unless you prefer oth...Show More

Law of Attraction Exposed

11:04 | Jul 10th, 2017

I've always believed that we should re-name the Law of Attraction; the Law of What You Think About Most. Like attracts like. What you think about will become real. Period. If you are always saying, "I won't get something because I never do," you're r...Show More

Runway For Success

11:42 | Jul 3rd, 2017

As you head into the second half of the year, I wonder if you've given yourself enough runway? Reaching your goals means knowing exactly where you want to go. It's also flexible when the winds blow you off course. There's one more thing. Succeeding i...Show More

Don't Be The Resistance

13:27 | Jun 27th, 2017

There's a trend that is teaching folks to resist what they don't like. They say, "Be the resistance!" But isn't that the exact opposite of how the world works? You may have heard, "What you resist persists." Maybe you have experienced it's power firs...Show More

How To Be Nicer To Yourself

12:56 | Jun 26th, 2017

On a couple of Monday's a month we hold a Click Coaching. Folks from all over the world allow me to mentor them. On our last call, Jenifer had a question. "I tend to be hard on myself, and I'm not sure how to get out of the habit. I'm flexible and ea...Show More

How to Get What You Want in Life

11:06 | Jun 19th, 2017

Have you ever started your day reflecting on the people who made an impact in your life? People often ask who my mentors have been over the years and the lessons learned. It's always an easy answer. When I was 25 years old, my friend Larry, a success...Show More

What One Thing Would Change Everything

12:50 | Jun 12th, 2017

A few days ago I realized that it had been 17 years since I quit my last full-time job. I also started loving Monday's again. Then, out of nowhere, I remembered a question I asked myself all those years ago that propelled me forward. "What if I blew ...Show More

If You're Selfish and You Know It Clap Your Hands

13:33 | Jun 7th, 2017

I received an email asking, "I know I need to work on myself, but I'm feeling selfish." That calls for a dose of ScottLOGIC. Making your life better requires YOU to be responsible for YOU. You must be selfish. In only best ways. If you selfishly know...Show More

Knowing Your Success Numbers

13:04 | Jun 5th, 2017

My wife and I were watching Shark Tank on television and simultaneously gasped when an entrepreneur didn't know their numbers. Joi said, "Oh no! Mr. Wonderful is going to go after her." That started me thinking about the numbers of a successful life....Show More

Operation Reinvention

13:45 | May 29th, 2017

It's a holiday weekend and we're playing with family today.  Show notes will be back tomorrow.

Success Traits

12:58 | May 23rd, 2017

It's a new week - and that means another opportunity for you to continue your quest for your best life. But, what exactly will it take for you to get what you want? I've had many mentors in my life. All made a point of validating that I possessed thr...Show More

Summer Projects

12:28 | May 22nd, 2017

It's the last full week in the U.S. before the unofficial start of summer - Memorial Day Weekend. Have you thought about what your summer project may be? Most folks slow down this time of year. The kids are out of school, temperatures are high, and y...Show More

Tasks vs Goals

9:05 | May 15th, 2017

Happy Monday! Since you're starting a new week, you are probably setting a few short-term goals. Are you sure they are a goal? It's easy to get caught up in life and confuse the tasks you need to do with goals - but there is a difference. 1) Goals co...Show More

Do You Trust Yourself?

11:21 | May 8th, 2017

Do you trust what you know? When the chips are down, and you need to step up, do you freak out? Do you wing it? Or, do you fall back on trusting yourself? Any worthy goal is going to make you be your best. While you climb out of your comfort zone, re...Show More

Happiness IS Good Work

11:32 | May 1st, 2017

Today we're in search of happiness. But, today is no difference than any other day. Happiness is always on the agenda. In 2002, Howard Gardner wrote about what he calls, "Good Work," and its power to create happiness in your life. "Good Work," is a c...Show More

What's Your Intention

10:20 | Apr 24th, 2017

It's a brand-new week. Can I ask? What's your intention this week? An intention is a driving force for living with passion and on purpose. Knowing your intent will always lead to the outcome you are seeking. Now, your intention does not have to be a ...Show More

Success Tips From Amazon

11:40 | Apr 17th, 2017

Every year, Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos, delivers a letter to his shareholders. It sure sounds a lot like life. Even if you're not in business, focusing on people will keep you honest. Surprise them with something new and exciting. That's how you keep fol...Show More

Reduce Your Decision Universe

10:38 | Apr 12th, 2017

Do you find there are too many decisions you need to make each day? It's time to simplify. You only have so much time, brain energy, and patience. What if your resources went into choosing what the shirt you'll be wearing? What's left for the importa...Show More

The Power of Frustration

10:23 | Apr 11th, 2017

You may have heard me say, "When you get frustrated, it's time to get excited. Something is about to change." Frustration occurs when you stop making progress. Try as you might, you can't get what you want. You give up. You may try again, but you'll ...Show More

9 Ways To Relax And Enjoy Life

12:15 | Apr 10th, 2017

A lot is going to happen this week that will attempt to stress you out, pull you off track, and make you question why you do what you do. Here are a few thoughts that will center you in any storm. 1) Acknowledge that all emotions come from within you...Show More

When a Thought Pops Into Your Head

10:28 | Apr 5th, 2017

A thought popped into your head. What are you going to do? Since we know that you become what you think about most of the time, it might be a good idea process that thought as quickly as possible. Why? Three possible choices have the power to guide y...Show More

60 Second Story Telling Formula

10:58 | Apr 4th, 2017

I'm always getting folks asking about using a story to build relationships. Since humans are unique among creatures that walk the earth in how they use story, it's an excellent idea. But there's a problem. If you've ever cornered by someone insisting...Show More

Keeping It Real When Chasing Dreams

15:24 | Apr 3rd, 2017

I've been noticing a trend in folks who finally figure out what you want to be when you grow up. Let me throw down a couple of truths. 1) Figuring out what you want to do is most of the battle. Be clear about what you want - even if it's only the fir...Show More

How Happy People See Life

14:19 | Mar 27th, 2017

Did you know that happy people are regular people that look at the world differently? They don't wear rose colored glasses either. The have a better way: 1) They realize that if you are alive, you will have problems. 2) They accept that dealing with ...Show More

Passion vs. Purpose

11:23 | Mar 20th, 2017

Have you thought about living your passion today? A few days ago, a listener asked, "What's the difference between Passion and Purpose?" What a great way to start the week! Passion is your compelling emotions behind your dreams. Your feelings drive y...Show More

Take The Easy Way

10:59 | Mar 13th, 2017

Do you ever feel like you're always fighting an uphill battle? Why is it that everybody seems to believe that life is supposed to be difficult. That you must be willing to suffer through arduous tasks, long hours, and hard projects. Who said you must...Show More

Success Beyond Failure

11:48 | Mar 6th, 2017

Have you ever wondered how to succeed in a long-term Goal? Without endless nights of crying yourself to sleep? It won't help to remind you that everything is hard before it gets easy. Or, that if it were easy everybody would do it. Try this: 1) Know ...Show More

Engaging Quickly

11:05 | Feb 28th, 2017

Whether you're in business, have a job, go to school, or just live life, your ability to present well will supercharge your success. Here are 5 tips I use every day: 1) Understand most folk's only expectation is that you will wow them. They are not e...Show More

Stop Procrastinating

11:13 | Feb 27th, 2017

Are you a member of the Procrastination Club? If so, you are participating in one of the most popular groups ever devised. Everybody joins eventually. So, what is procrastination? The intentional and habitual postponement of an important task that yo...Show More

Taking Control of Everything

11:06 | Feb 21st, 2017

Hmmm... How about a little tough love today. Lately, there has been one piece of advice I seem to be passing along on a daily basis. If you want to control your destiny, it's time to take control of your life. How do you do that? The first step is fo...Show More

Ready. Fire. Aim.

11:37 | Feb 20th, 2017

Would you like a shortcut to getting anything you want in life? Would you like to get there quicker, faster and easier? Since you're a mover and a shaker, you know the value of using Goals in your day-to-day life. Goals are those magical gems that gi...Show More

How To Level Up Your Life

10:41 | Feb 14th, 2017

I'm a big fan of Zig Ziglar's work. In fact, Zig is the reason I'm in this business. Zig used to say, "You can get anything you want in this world if you help enough others get what they want." Yes, life is all about giving Value. Then, a few years a...Show More

More Time in Your Day

13:35 | Feb 13th, 2017

How would you like more time in your day - or at least to feel that way? I enjoyed a fantastic weekend that seemed like a month. It was like a vacation as a child seem to last forever. Wouldn't it be cool to capture that feeling every day? It is poss...Show More

Reward For Hard Work

10:29 | Feb 7th, 2017

Have you ever imagined what life was going to be like when you reach your goals? What if life never got any easier? How would you feel then? The truth is, if you do anything well, you will be rewarded with the opportunity to do more. That's how you r...Show More

What's Your Internal Motivation

12:26 | Feb 6th, 2017

Where do you get your motivation? It's not uncommon for somebody to say, "Motivate me, Scott!" Huh? Let me break this down into two simple rules: 1) External motivation is temporary. It will always lead to frustration and is most likely what you are ...Show More

3 Questions For Fast Success

12:46 | Jan 30th, 2017

If you've been looking for a quick way success- this will do it!   I was watching Restaurant Impossible when Robert asked, "When did you last get paid. "Why do you have a business?   The answer?   No matter what you do, you're only doing ...Show More

How To Get What You Want

12:54 | Jan 23rd, 2017

Have you ever noticed how nobody gets to the point these days?  It seems like everybody is beating around the bush, instead of asking for what they want. I have news for you.   People can't read your mind.  If you want something, you're going to have...Show More

Time to Stop Learning and Start Doing?

11:03 | Jan 16th, 2017

Have you ever felt as if something is holding you back from getting what you want?   Maybe you’re spending too much time learning? The challenge happens when your mind confuses learning and doing.  It can’t tell the difference between perception and ...Show More

Face Your Passion: Moving Toward Purpose

12:33 | Jan 9th, 2017

Do you know your purpose in life?   What a great feeling!   But, what if you know your purpose but can't get yourself to take action toward your goal?  No, you're not procrastinating.  I would be that you're just busy with minute-by-minute life.   If...Show More

Your Experience Mindset

11:37 | Jan 2nd, 2017

As we begin a brand new year, I have a question for you. What experiences will you have this year? Life is all about the "Conscious" experiences you are having.  That requires planning, awareness, and setting your expectations. As you go about settin...Show More

One Thing, A Million Directions

10:30 | Dec 26th, 2016

In just a few days we're all going to begin a new and exciting journey into 2017. Some of those will last a lifetime, others just a few weeks - maybe. As we get into the final days of the year, I'm getting focused and stepping up to starting line. Bu...Show More

Building Your Future on Your Past

10:26 | Dec 19th, 2016

As we approach the end of the year, you may be considering what you'll be doing new next year. I have an idea that will allow you to reach your goals faster - especially if you are thinking about a new start. Do NOT start new! It takes too long to ge...Show More

Explore The Possibility

11:20 | Dec 12th, 2016

Are you caught up in the river of life?  Paddling just to keep up with current with no time to think about YOU?   It's easy to get entangled in your day to day list of things.  You lose track of the road you thought you were traveling to your destiny...Show More

Every Day is The First Day

11:27 | Dec 5th, 2016

Is it just me or does creating the life you want to make you feel like Bill Murray in the movie, Groundhog Day. Well, if you want to do your goals, you may as well get used to it. Whatever goals you are working toward, no matter how long you've been ...Show More

Are You In Command?

11:38 | Nov 28th, 2016

I like to fly little airplanes. Over the years I've learned a lesson; I don't have to ask permission to go where I want to go. It's always up to me to choose my destination. I'm what the FAA refers to as the Pilot in Command - the Boss of the airplan...Show More

How The Law of Attraction Operates

12:03 | Nov 21st, 2016

I've always believed the Law of Attraction should actually be the Law of What You Think About Most. Like attracts like. What you think about, you get. Period. If you're always saying, "I won't get it because I never do," you're right! If you always d...Show More

Decision Making Magic

12:07 | Nov 14th, 2016

Your ability to make quick decisions is the mark of somebody who knows what they want in life - but how do you figure out what you want? Forget the old "Pro/Con" list that your Mom told you to use. It's time to up your game with "Quantum Linguistics!...Show More

Hope, Fear, Faith, and Courage

13:06 | Nov 7th, 2016

Have you ever paid attention to the process that moves you forward - or stops you in your tracks? All change begins with Hope; a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen. Right after the comes Fear; an unpleasant emotion caused...Show More

Face Your Passion 2017?

11:00 | Oct 31st, 2016

Is 2017 the year that you will finally Face Your Passion and start living the life you desire? I've got a power tip used by most successful people I know that I want to pass along to you today. Folks who are in control of their lives and living accor...Show More

Breaking Bad Habits

11:28 | Oct 24th, 2016

What would you say if I handed you the simplest recipe ever to break bad habits and replace them good habits? Would you say, "GIVE IT TO ME?" First, you need to understand that you have etched your bad habits into your brain with years of endless re-...Show More

Exploring The Possibilty

9:31 | Oct 17th, 2016

Are you the type of person that can't decide what you would like to do with your life - or are just afraid to pull the trigger and go for it? I get it. It's scary to start something new, especially if you don't know how well you'll like your new life...Show More

Defiant and Determined No Matter What

11:49 | Oct 10th, 2016

Defiant and Determined No Matter What

Create Better Experiences For Others

10:34 | Oct 3rd, 2016

Wouldn't it be nice to improve the lives of every person you connect with this week? When you understand that your "life experience" is made up of a series of "daily experiences" you instantly look differently at your power to impact others. What hap...Show More

Curator of Your Clutter

10:29 | Sep 26th, 2016

Are you overwhelmed with the clutter in your life?     Hmmm.     I think it's time to take a different approach.   Clearing the clutter from all aspects of your life is the biggest challenge you'll face when trying to change your life.  You simply ca...Show More

Say NO To Good Deeds

9:24 | Sep 19th, 2016

There's a law in the Universe known as "The Law of Reciprocity" - and I'd bet it's keeping you from getting what you want.   Reciprocity in action happens when another person chooses to do you a favor.  A gift, service, an introduction, just about an...Show More

What Happens Next?

10:24 | Sep 12th, 2016

I have a friend who is always asking a simple question, "What happens next?" Most folks pause when they hear his question and almost never arrive at his expected answer, "EVERYTHING!" I'll admit that it's easy to get caught up in your past and everyt...Show More

Power of Good Enough

10:08 | Sep 5th, 2016

How much is good enough?   I received an email from a fellow MTMer who made the decision to change careers and become a Surgical Assistant - at about the age most folks start thinking about retirement.   Mike, shared a useful saying he's heard many t...Show More

3 Characteristics of Success

10:01 | Aug 29th, 2016

It's a new week - and that means another opportunity for you to continue your quest for your best life. But, what exactly will it take for you to design and get what you want? I've had the good fortune to have had many mentors in my life - and all of...Show More

Are You A Musterbator?

9:33 | Aug 22nd, 2016

I was on a Click Coaching call recently when one of our participants stopped me in my tracks with a simple comment.   We were chatting about creating and designing our life experience when he said, "I used to be a Musterbator.  I must do this, I must...Show More

Paying Attention to YOU

10:30 | Aug 15th, 2016

I have a challenge for you this week. Your lifestyle is a direct reflection of the five people who are closest to you. If they are positive, you are positive. If they are negative, so are you. If they have money, so do you. Broke, you too! Choosing w...Show More