How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: mise-en-place. The “Meez,” as professionals call it, translates into “everything in its place.” In practice, […]

Digital To-Do Lists Are Fine, But What Really Motivates Us?

Digital To-Do Lists

I have two alarms: one, on weekdays, that tells me The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is set to start in 20 minutes; the other, seven days a week, that encourages me to free-write. Every night I dash to my room to silence the iPhone tune that many a roommate has grown to loathe, mindlessly […]



2014 will bring changes, opportunities and dangers for your business. Industries are collapsing, careers are converging, and work is migrating or disappearing altogether. Each of us must orient ourselves in a world of constant disorientation, and find new ways to create value and provide service to others. Make the right choices and next year will […]

Putting Fear in Its Place

Putting Fear In Its Place

As you move forward on your journey from where you are to where you want to be, you are going to have to confront some of your fears. Fear is a just a natural part of living. Whenever you start a new project, take on a new venture, or put yourself out there, there’s usually some fear […]


Loyal Customers

There is a big difference between customer satisfaction and customer loyalty. Customer satisfaction is always an opinion, assessment, snapshot. It’s the answer to the question, looking back in time, “Are you happy with what we have done for you?” Have we met your expectations? Have we fulfilled the conditions of satisfaction? In fact, the traditional […]

7 Ways for Business Owners to Grow Their Business

Grow Your Business

What does it take to be successful in today’s business world? It takes a lot of things to run a successful business. To start, you have to have a product that’s wanted or needed, and it has to be properly priced. That’s just the beginning. Tips for Growing Your Business In order to have a […]

How to Program Your Mind to Attract What You Want

Attract What You Want

We all aspire to be, do and have great things. Yet most of us simply aren’t creating the results we want. We don’t have enough money, romance, success or joy in our lives. But what we need to understand is that greatness exists in all of us. It is simply up to us to pull […]


Ron Kaufman

An Engaging Service Vision energizes everyone to focus and fulfill a powerful promise of service.A boring service vision puts people to sleep. An Engaging Service Vision wakes people up, turns people on, and poses a possibility that each team member can understand, embrace, and strive to achieve. It doesn’t matter whether you call this phrase […]

Searching For the Excellence Within


When you think of excellence, who’s the first person that comes to mind? Is it you? If not, why not? Perhaps you need to change how you view yourself! We all should view ourselves as excellent people. You should start each day expecting only the best from yourself. You can do this by putting your […]

How To Live An Abundant Life

Abundant Life

A life filled with physical, emotional, spiritual, and financial abundance is truly a gift. Everyone should have security, peace of mind, love, and overall joyfulness. But how can something that should be second nature be so difficult to attain? Perhaps our hectic lives confuse or distract us from achieving a life of abundance. But the […]