Please meet your Beliefs. They are so deep-rooted at the subconscious level that you often don’t even know they are there. But they are – helping (?) you to make every decision in life. Your beliefs can create circumstances and events in your life that bring you great success (whatever that means to you) but…

My mother and I were the first distributors to join our company when it transitioned from being a retail brand into direct sales. Because we were first, we didn’t have mentors in our company, training systems, or scripts. We didn’t even have a compensation plan yet! What we did have was our belief—we believed in the…

Traits of a Great Leader

Two people can grow up in the same town, attend the same schools, hold the same social status, have parents with similar incomes, beliefs, and family values, yet one individual will excel in business far beyond the level of the other. One will succeed; one will settle. One will rise, one will remain. One will…

Every thinking person has a sincere desire to succeed. You want to win; I want to win. Individuals in their right minds do not get out of bed in the morning and lay out a plan to lose, then attempt to follow that plan to the letter. (Although, I must admit, at times it certainly…

When the wave of change hits—and it always has and always will—you can choose to cower down and let it crush you, or you can embrace the new circumstances, learn from them, and ride the wave to a more positive future. My book The Shark and the Goldfish tells the story of a pampered goldfish…

ultimate goal

How do goals work…? You’ve got me on this one. I have no idea! I haven’t heard a single theory on goals that I can see actually working in my life. I grew up in Belgium under a low gray sky; when I was about 10 years old, I would look out the window and…

ode to words

  I’ve always loved languages. Born in Belgium, I grew up speaking Flemish, which is spoken by only six million people. The challenge—and beauty—of belonging to a linguistic minority is that you have to adopt other languages if you want to have an impact in the world. Granted, for Belgians it’s much easier to learn…