Reaping the Most from Our Biggest Failures

Reaping the Most from Our Biggest Failures

Reaping the Most from Our Biggest Failures In 2004 my staff and I spent 4 months creating, planning, marketing and putting on one of the most sensational events I’ve ever been a part of – The Jim Rohn 3 Day Leadership Event. It was an incredible assembly of talent with Jim Rohn doing his normalContinue Reading

Lessons over a beer last night

Lessons over a beer last night

Lessons over a beer last night… Monday night, received a cryptic text, “In town Wednesday”. It came from my friend, Ken McElroy. Many know Ken as a speaker and one of the leaders of Rich Dad Advisors with Robert Kiyosaki, but I think of Ken more as the guy who runs a real estate investmentContinue Reading

When Life Gets Difficult Start Mopping

When Life Gets Difficult Start Mopping

When Life Gets Difficult Start Mopping Part of what Jim Rohn taught me was to always be a student. Whether at a seminar, in church, at lunch with a friend, reading a book, even listening to lyrics of a song – look for the lessons that are worthy of your attention. Be a constant student.Continue Reading

Succeeding is Easier Than Making Excuses

Succeeding is Easier Than Making Excuses

Succeeding is Easier Than Making Excuses One of the early light bulbs that went off for me after meeting my mentor, Jim Rohn, was when he shared this powerful statement with me: Succeeding is easier than making excuses or apologies! Jim’s point hit me directly between the eyes. I quickly did an inventory and reviewedContinue Reading

Darren’s Genius Question

Darren’s Genius Question

Darren’s Genius Question Starting today, what 3 things would have to happen to make this the best 12 months of your life? Wow, what an amazing question! I have to admit I did not totally get the subtle genius behind this simple question. Maybe in part because the casualness and the familiarity of how andContinue Reading

Think in Terms of Decades Not Just Years

Think in Terms of Decades Not Just Years

Think in Terms of Decades Not Just Years (excerpted from 52 Lessons I Learned from Jim Rohn and Other Great Legends I Promoted!) One of my strengths when originally getting into sales and then owning my own business was I had a sense of urgency. That sense of urgency pushed me to get things done,Continue Reading

Prime Time is Big Time

Prime Time is Big Time

Prime Time is Big Time One of the great challenges in wealth creation, especially if you have your own business (or desire to) is making enough NOW to pay your bills while at the same time creating an asset that can make you money while you sleep and help you create long term wealth. ThatContinue Reading

Success is Easy if You Keep it Simple!

Success is Easy if You Keep it Simple!

Success is Easy if You Keep it Simple! Today more than ever (and for the better you would think) we have more options. More options for healthy eating, more options to learn and grow, more options to access great information and tools. And equally it seems we have more distractions to contend with as well. It almost can seem like the more youContinue Reading

Your Enemies = Your Teachers

Your Enemies = Your Teachers

Your enemies = Your teachers We’ve all talked about how our failures, conflicts, challenges or obstacles are the very things that can either break us or make us. One of my good friends and New York Times best-selling author, Karen Salmansohn, so eloquently put it this way: Your enemies = your teachers. Your failure =Continue Reading

A Life-Altering Mentor and Friend

A Life-Altering Mentor and Friend

Mentors can literally change your life. They can save your life. I know. That is what I found in Jim Rohn, a life-altering mentor and friend! I was like a man bouncing around in a storm when I met Jim in 1989. Then Jim’s wise and positive voice cut through the wind and the rain. His profound intelligence andContinue Reading