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Questions for the Chair – Part 3

Periodically NSC holds lunches with Collier Company Team Members who send in questions. The following are drawn from those events. What are the most important…

It All Starts With A Belief

What is your belief? What is at your core? We all believe in something even if it is that there is nothing. Whatever is the…

Questions for the Chair – Part 2

Periodically NSC holds lunches with Collier Company Team Members who send in questions. The following are drawn from those events. What are the attributes of…

You Attract Who You Are

How do you feel about that? Are you ok with what you are attracting? The world around you will begin to change as you begin…

Questions for the Chair – Part 1

Periodically NSC holds lunches with Collier Company Team Members who send in questions. The following are drawn from those events. Are there any standardized training…

Live Intentionally

Intentionally means by choice, by design, deliberately, on purpose, in contrast to accidentally or without thought. We all have the ability to exercise power over ourselves,…

MENTOR’S REPLY TO YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR’S QUESTIONS (#21)

Q. Morning Mr. Collier, I hope today brings you tremendous joy! When you get a moment could you please answer the below questions? A. Ameer! You are…

Zero-Based Gratitude

Most are familiar with “Zero Based Budgeting” where you start over each year with a “clean sheet”. Each and every expenditure must be fully justified…

Mentor’s Reply to Young Entrepreneur’s Questions (#20)

Q. Morning Mr. Collier, I hope today brings you tremendous joy! When you get a moment could you please answer the below questions? A. Ameer!…

But Then I Won’t Have Time to Finish My Emails

A Senior Team Member at The Collier Companies was encouraging someone to get out on site more often (we rent Apartment Homes). The response? “But…

Dismissive Positivity v. Validation and Hope

We all want (need!) to be heard, to be understood especially in times of stress and troubles. “When you’re weary, feeling small When tears are…

Stick Your Finger in the Dirt

I was recently touring a community where we had spent major dollars on landscaping improvements. Unfortunately almost half the bushes were distressed, brown leaves, dropped…

News Flash: You will NEVER solve ALL Your Problems

So… Relax. Accept that problems are an inevitable, even necessary, part of life. Problems are the way we grow, the process by which we are…

Live Ready

Opportunity: op·​por·​tu·​ni·​ty |  \ ˌä-pər-ˈtü-nə-tē   , -ˈtyü-\ : A time or set of circumstances that makes it possible to do something. When opportunity knocks, will you be ready?…

Be Wary of Accumulating Random Content

Just as our bodies are what we eat, so our minds are what we allow in, what we pay attention to, what we focus on.…

Act Like Your Comp Hasn’t Changed

Many find it hard to put aside for the inevitable future. All too many folks’ retirement plan seems to hinge on dying young! Unless you…

What Makes You You?

What makes you you? Different from everyone else? What are your unique skills, interests, and talents? Your fears, your hopes? Your strengths, your weaknesses? What…

Catch, Acknowledge, Release and Relax

We humans are capable of amazing feats, we are creative, and we can accomplish astounding things. Yet none of us can change the past; we…

Slip Slidin’ Away

Do you have a plan for your life? Goals for all your six major roles in life? – Career/Financial – Family/Personal – Physical/Health – Education/Mental…

How Great is Your Range?

How great is your range? Are you a generalist or a specialist? If you are a specialist (and the world needs both specialists and generalists),…

The Thief in Your Mind

There is a thief that lies waiting in all too many folks’ minds; a thief that will steal their peace of mind and rob them…

If Your Life is Your Message, What Are You Saying?

What legacy are you creating? Are you kind? Patient? Grateful? Considerate? Our close relationships speak volumes about our true selves; what does your conduct say…

The # 1 Emotional Parasite to Evict From Your Mind

Fear comes in many disguises, doubt being its most common mask. If our self-image rejects fear or doubt, then excessive “caution”, its close cousin, comes…

Are Your Stories Blinding You?

We tend to create stories about people and places. These stories come with expectations, scripts, and pre-conceptions based upon our past experiences, both specific to…

Putting the Safety on Your Triggers

Doing as well as we know is an ongoing challenge for us humans. We over-eat, sit when we should move, lose our cool, give in…

Default Mode v. Choice

What do you think about when you think about nothing? What do you do when you have nothing to do? What do you do when…