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Forget New Year’s Resolutions

Better a small promise kept than a larger one broken. Most New Year’s Resolutions fail because they are lofty goals with insufficient foundation. If it…

Breaking out of Ego Jail

Do you see ego as a reflection of yourself, something you need to defend and protect? Or do you see ego as a tool? A…

The Easiest Way is often the Hardest Way

Why? Because the easiest way out of most difficult situations is the quickest way back in! Quick fix “solutions” (painting over rust) don’t last. When…

Silly Mental Mistake Smart, Sophisticated Folk Fall For

The smarter you are, the more likely you are to turn your nose up at success techniques that seem too simple or too straightforward. The…

Hard Goals/Soft Goals

Are your hard goals aligned with your soft goals? A hard goal is a desire for a promotion, a new car or house, a new…

There is no Finish Line

There is no finish line, only another day and another race. Yes, death awaits us all but I am speaking of the finish line in…

Questions for the Chair – Part 5

Periodically NSC holds lunches with Collier Company Team Members who send in questions. The following are drawn from those events. 1. Sir, I see all…

31,557,600 Seconds

There are 31,557,600 seconds in a year or 525,960 minutes or 8,766 hours. We are all granted the exact same amount of seconds, minutes, and…

Backstage Behaviors

“Back stage” and “front stage” are terms coined by the late (1922-1982) sociologist Erving Goffman in his 1959 book, “The Presentation of Self in Everyday…

70:20:10

70:20:10 is a straightforward formula created in the 1980’s to describe the sources of successful learning experiences. 70:20:10 represents the ratio of knowledge obtained from…

A DAY OF THANKS, A MOMENT OF PERSPECTIVE

“The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts. No Americans have been more impoverished than these who, nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving.” —…

Mentor’s Reply to Young Entrepreneur’s Questions (#22)

Hello Mr. Collier, I hope everything is going well for you. When you get some time can you please answer the below questions? Thank you!…

When Have You NOT Had a Problem?

Have you ever had a time when you had absolutely NO problems? No challenges to be solved, no quandaries in search of solutions? And if…

Questions for the Chair – Part 4

Periodically NSC holds lunches with Collier Company Team Members who send in questions. The following are drawn from those events. Love seeing TCC embrace the…

Your Story, Your Life

Stay aware of the stories you tell yourself, how you interpret events, how you label your feelings, for this is how you program yourself, write…

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…

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