Archive for the ‘Live Powerfully!’ Category

When and Why versus How

Just started re-reading Viktor Frankl’s “Man’s Search for Meaning”. As I started past the front cover, a curiosity crept up regarding when he wrote this. If you aren’t familiar with the book, it’s about the years he spent enduring the horrors of living in Nazi death camps during the holocaust and how humanity continued to […]

New Careers: Where Tragedy Became Triumph

Thank you to @CNBC (and @YahooFinance) for including me in this list. What an inspiration reading the other stories! Every storm brings with a gift. Your job is to discover it!  I’ll bring the other stories throughout the next few weeks as each one is worthy of a look.     New Careers: Where Tragedy […]

Today’s Fortune Cookie – You have to ‘have to’

“Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley” Have you ever stopped yourself from even trying something – a change, a new task, a new challenge – because we can’t figure out ‘HOW’?  Many times, how to succeed is only revealed along the journey. How can you […]

Inspiration from a 12 year old

Inspiration from a 12 year old girl who’s fearless and a lesson in courage and resilience. She wrote this poem: Cancer Doesn’t Frighten Me At All, by Callie Herschfield At the Hospital I stay, Too sick and sad to play. Cancer doesn’t frighten me at all. Doctors in at night, Don’t give me a fright. […]

Living Powerfully means…(your answer here)

As we move ahead and start playing at a bigger level ourselves (have to drink your own Kool-Aid to stay in integrity) the team and I posted this question to our social media channels. Insight #1: When I posted it as a series of questions (see this post:, the only thing I heard was […]

What Makes Your Life Worth Living?

Founder Mike Jaffe: “What makes my life worth living? Big hugs from my kids; playing tickle monster in the living room; a warm embrace from my wife; kissing them all goodnight and singing the kids to sleep to Neil Young’s ‘Sugar Mountain’. “The pride and wonder on my clients’ faces when their results unfold; an […]

Too old? I don’t think so…

Claude Choules published a book about his life entitled “The Last of the Last”.  What’s interesting about that isn’t the fact that he recalls times learning to surf in South Africa, buying cigarettes for a penny a pack, or seeing the first car ever driven through his Australian village. What’s impressive is that he published […]

Boston Marathon and a Good Cause

Hey there – My former client and friend Bob just completed the Boston Marathon last week and shared his experience. My legs hurt just reading this. He also supports a great cause so wanted to share that as well. mj Marathon number 11 is in the books. Marathon Monday turned out to be a perfect […]

Bloody Nose Syndrome – Trying Not to Fall Down

Often we stop ourselves because we are afraid we won’t be perfect. Sometimes we don’t attempt certain things because we’re afraid of falling down. Make this the year you get in action. This is your time to create the life you’ve always desired. After all, you have nothing to lose but that same pattern that you’re trying to break free from.