Five Keys to Successful Training… with Weights, Business & Life

Training hundreds of clients over eight years as a full-time personal trainer required a lot of energy, patience (!) and systems that worked.  People counted on me for their success.  As I worked with clients anxious to reach their goals, I’d teach them these five important steps of of weight-training.  Interesting how these same five steps are key for success in business and life.  Let’s take a look. Movement: Learning...

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What Are Your Anchors?

Day 29:  Rapid Redesign 90-Day Challenge If you’ve ever done any NLP or EFT work then you know what I’m talking about.  Anchors are those go-to items, those solid things that you can turn to if you ever find yourself aimlessly drifting or losing your focus. An anchor can be as simple as a photo reminding you of a goal or a song whose words re-affirm a change you’ve committed to making.  Obviously, you can have human anchors too, but...

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Introducing You to the Restaurante Terraza

Day 28:  Rapid Redesign 90-Day Challenge When you think of Mexico, you typically think of beans, burritos and tacos, repeat.  And there is definitely plenty of tasty Mexican cuisine in Puerto Morelos.  However, I was pleasantly surprised how many restaurants there are with healthy, fresh options, vegetarian choices, smoothies, juices and great coffee.  Perfect. Our favourite is Restaurante Terraza right in the town square.  We met...

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Staples: Security Blanket or Ball and Chain?

Day 27:  Rapid Redesign 90-Day Challenge Staples of the typical North American diet include grain, cereals, grains, rice, fruit, meat and way too much processed food. Staple food, defined as a food that is “eaten regularly and in such quantities as to constitute the dominant part of the diet and supply a major proportion of energy and nutrient needs” is both necessary and dangerous.  In some cases, they provide a...

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Exponent Energy for Exponential Growth!

Day 26:  Rapid Redesign 90-Day Challenge Do you remember learning exponents in Grade 6?  Like 44 = 4 x 4 x 4 x 4 = 254.  It always amazed me how quickly the number grew.  What about compound interest?  The whole reason people invest money in mutual funds or retirement savings is due to the promise of compound interest. How do we harness the power of compound interest and apply it to create compound energy?  How do we exponentially...

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