Jim’s Journal: Really???

February 28, 2014 in Jim's Journal

What do Denzel Washington, Robert DeNiro, Meryl Streep, Wil Smith and Halle Berry all have in common?  There are a number of obvious answers.  They are all A-list movie stars.  They
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Jim’s Journal: Sniff! Sniff! Can You Smell It?

February 27, 2014 in Jim's Journal

Be honest.  You don’t have to admit it to anyone but yourself.  C’mon, fess up.  Have you ever smelled your slippers, shoes, sneakers or boots and wished that you hadn’t? 
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Jim’s Journal: Say What You Mean and Mean What You Say!

February 25, 2014 in Jim's Journal

A couple of weeks ago I stood in line waiting to pay for the items that I was purchasing.  “Dude” behind me stood terribly close, actually thisclose.  I turned around
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Jim’s Journal: How Comfortable is Your Comfort Zone?

February 24, 2014 in Jim's Journal

One of my colleagues asked me to observe her workshop recently.  For her opening activity she asked the participants (approximately 50) to stand up, mill around the room, and distribute their business
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Jim’s Journal: When Your Three P’s Collide Anything is Possible!

February 23, 2014 in Jim's Journal

I spent last week in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia at the 2014 Learning Extravaganza World Tour Conference sponsored by SMR.  I delivered a keynote presentation called, “This is MY Now:  No
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Jim’s Journal: What Do You Want to be Remembered For?

February 20, 2014 in Jim's Journal

I want you to print this journal.  Why? YOU’RE going to do the heavy lifting.  Below, I’ve provided blank lines for you to write what you want to be remembered for
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Jim’s Journal: A Note to Self!

February 19, 2014 in Jim's Journal

Jim, you have to turn things around quicker.  No excuses!  You have to respond to emails, texts, tweets and phone calls with more urgency.  I don’t care how busy you are
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Jim’s Journal: The Proof is in the Pattern!

February 18, 2014 in Jim's Journal

Do you have people in your life who get on your nerves?  No, let me rephrase the question.  Do you have people in your life who YOU LET get on
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Jim’s Journal: It’s Time to Be Flexible!

February 18, 2014 in Jim's Journal

I’ve been presenting, training and speaking to organizations and to individuals for nearly 30 years.  Speaking to both national and international audiences, I’ve learned and  seen a lot as well.  I’ve grown
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Jim’s Journal: Where’s Your Focus?!

February 17, 2014 in Jim's Journal

Regardless of the sport I was playing while growing up (namely basketball, football and baseball) all of my coaches shared the same sentiment – don’t focus on your stats during
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