The String

The String

Let me ask, who do you like, listen to and trust? What comes to mind for most people are leaders like Ronald Reagan,Steve Jobs or Oprah Winfrey . Why do we like, listen to and trust these people? Well, research has found that these people project the qualities of...
Dealing with Disappointment

Dealing with Disappointment

Okay, I’m a Sylvester Stallone fan. Well, more of a Rocky Balboa fan, but how can you be a Rocky fan without being a Sylvester Stallone fan? Impossible, right? After being passed over (some would say being snubbed and I might agree) by Academy of Motion Pictures for...
Create New Habits Effortlessly

Create New Habits Effortlessly

As you might have guessed I’m a total nerd when it comes to human behavior. I can read, listen and watch information about human behavior for hours at a time. One of the most fascinating of these behaviors are how habits affect us. That’s because habits can be very...
How to Get Rid of Your Problems

How to Get Rid of Your Problems

One of the biggest concerns clients come to me with being stuck with their problems. Sometimes they’re so stuck that they haven’t been able to move forward in their personal or professional lives for weeks, months and sometimes even years. They are in a very...
What is Superlative Sustainable Success?

What is Superlative Sustainable Success?

Today I want to answer a question Bob sent me. He asked, “Professor D, what do you mean by superlative, sustainable success? First I want to say, thanks Bob, for asking such a great question. Here’s what I hope is a quick, easy to understand explanation. Although...
Why do you get out of bed in the morning?

Why do you get out of bed in the morning?

A few years ago I had a client, we’ll call her Carol. She came to me, as she said, because her life just wasn’t fulfilling. To put her life in perspective, Carol was making well over a quarter million dollars a year. She lived in La Jolla, a very posh part of San...