Freedom Personal Development’s

Articles / Blog Posts

Welcome to our blog!  Here, you will find articles, ideas, snippets of our books and training programs and sometimes even some musings from our top coaches and trainers.  Got a news aggregator?  Be sure to add us to your list!  Enjoy, and if you see something you like, remember to share!

Three Thought Upgrades

Whenever my wife buys fresh fruit, she always soaks it in apple cider vinegar right away.  You know why? It's supposed to make it last longer.  Apparently doing this kills any bugs or anything else that can make the fruit go rotten.  In short, it extends the shelf...

Three Thought Upgrades

How to Smash Distraction

Sometimes the tiniest of things can take you off track...   An email, a text, a sound, a phone call, a thought.  None of which are consequential in the moment but can stop you dead in your tracks when you were actually being productive.   Your brain is...

time to make the donuts

Excuses vs. Reasons

You're reading this right now, which automatically identifies you as someone who's strongly opposed to making excuses....one of the reasons why we dig you so much!   Right now, it's easier than ever to fall into the trap of "excusitis" and not even realize it,...

Winning Your “Third Third”

Welcome to the "Third Third" of 2020! We've been behind the scenes making lots of "upgrades" to our business, our offerings, our messaging and our commitment to making sure that you, as a human being, have access to the best resources possible to help you build and...

Why Most People Fail at Time Management

Most people suck at "Time Management" Here’s why…. They are focused on the “Time” part and not the “Management” part. Remember, time can’t be managed because time can’t be fired. Our clients who learn to THRIVE with regards to how they approach time management do...

Discover Your Memory Power

Have you ever met someone, shaken their hand and within five seconds TOTALLY forgotten that person's name?  It can be embarrassing, uncomfortable and in some cases costly. Recently, Robb Zbierski delivered an amazing training on how to make sure that never happens...

How to Read a Personal Development Book

Clients are asking us all the time for book recommendations.  And we LOVE to give them out!  As a matter of fact, there’s all kinds of suggestions in both Train Your Brain For Success and Master Your Mind.  But have you ever really thought about HOW to read these...

Making Mental Deposits

There's been no shortage of articles and mentions recently about staying on top of your mental game, but one more sure couldn't hurt. In a past life, I used to work in the bicycle industry. Part of my job was attending coach-led training camps.  In a nutshell, I...

The Language of Memory

The first step in learning to train your memory is to understand how your memory works.  At the most basic level, the language of your memory is pictures; your memory “thinks” in pictures.

Coaching Ideas

Go Forth and Fail

How is it that the most successful people have gotten to where they are? Is it because they're smarter or more talented than we are? Do they experience success because they have more money? Maybe it's because they're better looking or they're just plain lucky?  The...