By: Shawn | January 02, 2017

Never Go Back... What does that mean?

From observations of successful people, clinical psychologist and author of Never Go Back: 10 Things You’ll Never Do Again (Howard Books, June 2014), Dr. Henry Cloud has discovered certain “awakenings” that people have—in life and in business—that once they have them, they never go back to the old way of doing things. And when that happens, they are never the same. In short, they got it.

“Years ago, a bad business decision of mine led to an interesting discussion with my mentor,” Dr. Cloud says. “I had learned a valuable lesson the hard way, and he reassured me: ‘The good thing is once you learn that lesson, you never go back. You never do it again.’

“I wondered, what are the key awakenings that succes...

Category: Personal Development 


By: Shawn | November 16, 2016

Recently I had the privileged to review a book about leadership – "Serve To Be Great".

I have included an excerpt that resonated with me.

There was once an emperor who wanted to become the ultimate leader.  He thought that if he only knew the answers to three questions, he might become the greatest leader in history.

1. What is the best time to do each thing?
2. Who are the most important people to work with?
3. What is the most important thing to do at all times?

The emperor issued a decree throughout the kingdom announcing that whoever could answer the questions would receive a great reward.  Many who read the decree made their way to the palace immediately, with many different answers.

In reply to the first questio...

Category: Personal Development