Category Archives: Personal Development

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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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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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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Learn Away Your Stress

David’s Corner Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/DigYourWork Twitter at @DavidDeFord Google+ at https://plus.google.com/+DavidDeFord/ YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/user/DavidDeFord If you received this newsletter from a friend and would like to subscribe, just go to https://www.mcssl.com/WebForms/WebForm.aspx?wid=de1d9041-ef89-4c5e-b432-a43b5c8b6e07 —————————————————————- Hi, this is David DeFord. … Continue reading

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Getting the Holdouts to Buy In

Thank you so much for your kind comments and thoughtful questions. I’m really getting excited about getting our guided mastermind group going. I’m only inviting people who I feel want to take their leadership to the next level. I’m assembling a … Continue reading

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Am I Investing My Time with the Right People?

Many years ago I met bestselling author and motivational speaker Charles “Tremendous” Jones. His signature line was, “Your life will be the same five years from now as it is today except for the people you meet and the books … Continue reading

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Study Leadership

A few months into my work as a young computer operator, my boss Roger, added to my responsibility. He assigned me to supervise the eight data entry operators. I was so excited to have my first leadership role. That excitement … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Throwback Thursday

A Different Kind of Throwback Thursday While in Portland, Oregon last week, I took the opportunity to attend the fourth annual Grateful Dead Meet-up. Movie theaters around the country played a 1972 concert of the jam band on Thursday, July … Continue reading

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