Author Archives: David DeFord

Accelerated Momentum Mastermind Groups

Put Some Teeth into Your Personal Development Momentum Get better results Accelerate your momentum Tap into the energy, ideas, and support from a group of like-minded achievers “Achievers–whether in business, sports, or the arts–are committed to continual improvement.” Jack Canfield … Continue reading

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Accelerated Momentum Project Mastermind Group

Accelerated Momentum Mastermind Group Most of us suffer from yo-yo goaling. Our diet charts look like an EKG. Stopping smoking—same chart. Breaking an old habit or starting a new one—same chart. Exercise—same. Why do we lose momentum? How can we … Continue reading

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Andy Stanley Leadership Podcast – AMP Newsletter Issue 1

Once a week I will send you a recommendation of a podcast, video, book, or article that I think would be helpful to you. Today I want to recommend the Andy Stanley Leadership Podcast. Once a month, Andy reviews a … Continue reading

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Let’s Make 2018 Our AMP’ed Year

I hope you’ll join me in a new project. This is our year! In 2018 you and I will build our momentum from now until the end of the year. We’re going to do it this time. When you join … Continue reading

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New Mastermind Group Starting – 19 June 2017

Hi, this is David DeFord. Most people grow their competence, confidence, and credibility over decades. They learn and grow through making and correcting mistakes. They call this learning process, “Hard Knocks.” The most effective producers accelerate their growth by expanding … Continue reading

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Revisit Our Unusual Story

Due to increased requests because of an interview I did with Kurt Francom at LeadingLDS, I’m providing the link to our memoir. In it Kathy and I tell our unusual love story and how we were fortunate to forge new … Continue reading

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Most people blame; winners take responsibility

When faced with something you wish were better; look first at yourself.   Winners ask themselves, “Am I contributing to the problem?” “Am I creating the problem?” “What can I do to make it better?” Many years ago, as I … Continue reading

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What We Look for We See

I enjoy an unusual collection. I collect pictures I have taken of circles in squares. The symbol of the circle in a square has ancient origins dating back about two thousand years. The symbolism is special to me. If you’re … Continue reading

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Intentional Living Mastermind Groups

Join like-minded achievers for ten weekly phone sessions to help you maintain your push for significance. We all have longings to be significant. We want to make meaningful contributions, to part of something noble and purposeful. Beginning the week of … Continue reading

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Now That’s a Leader – The Jerry Garcia Method

  Jerry Garcia did not think of himself as a leader. He did not like making decisions. He over-used consensus in directing the Grateful Dead. But he led his group to become the top-grossing concert band for decades. His legacy … Continue reading

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