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January 14th, 2019

If You Want to Lead the Orchestra….

Belief is a truth held in the mind. Faith is a fire in the heart. Joseph Newton.

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In our super-competitive environment, fiercely driven by the need for success (however you measure it) and personal equanimity, the pressure is enormous.  Staying with the status quo isn’t an option. You’re either moving forward or falling backward.

Keeping faith in yourself is a must.

Sometimes, if you want to lead the orchestra, you may even have to turn your back to the audience.

Want to step up your game? In transition? Could you use a life coach? Does your group need to be inspired? Like me to talk to them? For a complimentary consultation, text/call 416.450.8867 or email drew@drewsimmie.com. Follow me on Twitter.

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January 7th, 2019

That will do it!

You do not create a style. You work and develop yourself; Your style is an emanation from your own being. Katherine Anne Porter.

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We’re in an era where the winners are coming from the ranks of those willing to step out in front of the crowd.

To grow your business in today’s hard-scrable environment, the key lies in your figuring out  where you best fit in. Success ultimately lies in your being absolutely clear about what you are all about and the stories you are telling those you are reaching out to.

Stay focused. Stay strong. Be brave. Get past the noise and the nonsense.

Do the work. That will do it.

Want to power up your life and grow your revenue stream? Let’s chat. For a complimentary consultation, text/call 416.450.8867 or email drew@drewsimmie.com. Follow me on Twitter.

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December 31st, 2018

A New Year. A New Day.

If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.

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In today’s super-charged global environment, those words, attributed to Thomas Edison, couldn’t be more apt.

To be sure these are uncertain times. But if you are up for it, curious and imaginative, a new era beckons, promising exciting advances in every field of endeavour. The opportunities are limitless.

No one ever promised easy. So what else is new? Wherever you are on your journey, whether you are transitioning into something entirely new or recommitting to your current venture, success ultimately rests on your attitude and your courage.

As the New Year and a new day dawns, if what you’ve got on deck sticks to your soul, stick with it.

And never forget, people regret far more what they don’t do than what they do. The prize is there for the taking. Take it.

Now that you’re here: Want to maximize your potential and take your life to new heights? Could you use a life coach? Does your group need to be inspired? Like me to talk to them?  For a complimentary consultation, text/call 416.450.8867 or email drew@drewsimmie.com. Follow me on Twitter.

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December 17th, 2018

As the Old Year Winds Down…

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It’s that time of year again. For a few days at least, people stop their frenetic pace and take time out to gather with family and friends, to share a meal and gifts and to express feelings of gratitude, love and hope.

In our global village, however or wherever the greetings and wishes are conveyed and the spirit of the season is celebrated, as the old year winds down and a new one beckons, the message at year’s end is as universal and timeless as this Celtic blessing:

May peace and plenty be the first to lift the latch on your door and happiness be guided to your home by the candle of Christmas. And in the New Year, may your right hand always be stretched out in friendship and never in want.

My best wishes to you and all whom you hold dear. All the best in the New Year.

This is the last post of 2018. Please join me again the first week in January and watch for some exciting new developments.

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December 9th, 2018

Young at Heart

How often I found where I should be going by setting out for somewhere else. Buckmaster Fuller.

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The late Bernard Baruch who, in his late eighties, and still advising former US presidents, was once asked how old he thought ‘old’ was. He replied, “old is fifteen older than I am.”

That thought occurred to me the other day as I was standing in line at the cash desk, waiting to pay for a bottle of wine. There was an attractive, younger woman ahead of me buying a bottle as well.

As she was taking the money out of her purse, the cashier politely asked her for identification, thinking that she might be under age. In Ontario you have to be at least 19 years of age to purchase wine or liquor.

“I hope you don’t think I’m being personal,” he said. “It’s the law.”

I’m not good at guessing ages but she didn’t look anymore than 35 to me. From my vantage point she is just getting started.

Her face immediately lit up. Laughing, as she handed over her ID card, she replied, “Mind. Are you kidding me? I’m flattered. The way my week’s going, I feel like I’m 40.”

She’s not alone. At some point we all reach an invisible, or not so invisible wall where we begin to feel that that we are getting old. Or think we are, especially in this day and age.

The truth is, though, that aging doesn’t happen at any given hour or day or decade. The process is not biologically set in stone. It’s all about continuing to learn and grow and being willing to adapt to change.

There’s no stopping the clock. We all have a choice. It is a personal decision. We all age, but as the clock keeps ticking, we can decide that we’re getting old or just older – by resolutely remaining young at heart.

So, as this year begins to wind down and a new year beckons, here’s a question for you:

If you didn’t know how how old you were, what age would you be? 

Now that you’re here: Want to maximize your potential, step up your game and take your life to new heights? Could you use some insight and fresh ideas? Would you like me to speak to your group? Text/call 416.450.8867 or email drew@drewsimmie.com. Follow me on Twitter.

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