Category Archives: Risks and Opportunities

Do Something Old

Water Drop

It’s 2018. We are almost two months into the new year. And many of us have new things we want to get done. Well, here’s something “New” you can do to help you successfully reach your goals:


That’s right. We are always looking forward and trying to do new things and often we do so while neglecting old things. There are things in our recent (and distant) past which we have left undone. Before we can truly move forward into “new” things, we need to take the time to complete the old things which we have deliberately or accidentally left undone.

G.P.S. Motivational Series EP 8 – Overcoming Fear – Part 1

Fear is one of the main reasons most of us don’t move from where we are to where we need and want to be. Fear of failure. Fear of rejection. Fear of the unknown. Fear of being under qualified. Fear of success. Fear of… (insert reason here.) But most of what we fear rarely happens. And if it did – with some thoughtful planning and execution – we could overcome the issue. Ultimately, overcoming our fear is about PERSPECTIVE.

Watch this short video from my G.P.S. Motivational Series which illustrates the point. Then ask yourself, “How can I change my perspective so I can get a grip on my fear?”

#GPSMotivation #MOVETuesdays #OvercomeFear #OvercomeChallenges #OvercomeAdversity

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G.P.S. Motivational Series EP 5: Dream or Pipe Dream?

In this 5th Episode, Allen answers a viewer’s question: “How do you tell the difference between a genuine dream and a pipe dream?” This is great, in depth information we can all use to gain a better sense of direction and purpose in our lives.

#GPSMotivation #MOVETuesdays #DreamOrPipeDream

G.P.S. Motivational Series Ep 3: Building Dreams

Here’s Episode 3 of my motivational youtube series, G.P.S. Here, I share 3 necessary steps to help you reduce the stagnant areas in your life so you can increase the likelihood of reaching your dreams.

#GPSMotivation #BuildingDreams #MOVETuesdays #MakeTimeNotExcuses

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Lead with Hospitality



How do you lead your life? Does hospitality trump talent or does talent trump hospitality?

We cannot underestimate this truth: how we treat each other matters. Yet, many of us live as if our talent and skill-set are more important than our hospitality – and by extension – our character. How does this belief affect the way we do business (both professionally and personally)?

Hospitality is defined as:

1. The friendly reception and treatment of guests or strangers.

2. The quality or disposition of receiving and treating guests and strangers in a warm, friendly, generous way.