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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Day 23 (30 days to freedom) Should I stay or should I go?

It's been my experience that the good times reveal an illusion of progress. It's the challenging times that highlight the areas that need fixing and attention. The root of innovation is based on creativity, intuition, ambition and the pursuit for never ending improvement. 
In all of our travels we often experience and witness leaders that avoid taking 100% responsibity for the outcomes in their life and their organization. It's far to easy to pass the blame on external sources rather than embracing the discomfort as an opportunity for your greatest growth as a leader. Many of you are tired of playing small and by someone  else's rules, you are now awakened to new potential and possibilities in your life. That means you need to try something new that you didn't already do. You need to shift your internal compass and direct your energy by embracing change. 

I love Wayne Dyer's message: "Change the way you look at things and the the things you look at change." To often we expect others around us to change. As a leader I cannot expect something from my team that I am not willing to do first myself. Hand and hand we will walk a path together, this is the leader that I strive to be and inspire daily. Angela and I live with a philosophy that no one gets left behind. We are all meant for more and here is the thing, people don't leave if they are feeling connected and inspired.

What kind of leader do you aspire to be? Become the very thing that you are seeking. 

Day 22 (30 days to freedom) Affirm what you want

So many people suffer simply because they don't go for what they want. To get what you want you have to first decide on what you want. Everything you have in your life in this moment is a result of you taking action and getting comfortable with the results. This applies to your relationships, your finances, your friends, your health and your career. The person you have become is the result of your repeated thoughts and beliefs and conditioned habits performed over a consistent period of time. 

You may love all of the outcomes in your life I know I do. Years ago I would probably sing you a different tune. I made a concious effort to CREATE my life the one that I am living now. I set out a powerful intention for the way I wanted to live, the love that I now receive, the inspiring work that I create, the people that I surround and inspire. Everything started with me deciding what I wanted and deserved to receive. I had to get intentional with it, I craved and desired it and took powerful daily action until it became a way of being. This is the magic, to make it a lifestyle and a daily way of being.  

Mark down this day in a journal with the words, I am taking 100% responsibility for my life. Decide today on what, where, who and WHY in all the areas of your life. Just set a powerful intention around each area and write out powerful affirmations that start with I AM RECEIVING ...and fill in the blanks. Post these affirmations everywhere, in your car, next to your bedside table, on your bathroom mirror and remember, what you FOCUS on will expand. 



Day 21 (30 days to freedom) Feel The fear and dance with it.

When I meet someone new I typically ask them what are they most passionate about and what do they want to create in their life? About 50% of the people answer with a definite purpose while the remaining 50% avoid answering the question for fear of revealing the answer. Most people don't fear the darkness they fear stepping out of the shadows and into the light. They have conditioned themselves to settle for comfort thinking they have all the time in the world to play small. None of us really have much time left so ask yourself right now: How do you want to live? Are the relationships in your life what you want? Are you receiving the love you deserve? Are you financially where you want to be? Do you feel you are meant for more?

Most people fear asking and living the bigger life questions like: What do I need to embrace? What no longer serves me or What do I want to be remembered for? We have a fear of change stepping into what shows up. Here is the thing, change and discomfort is a catalyst for growth. You don't have to worry about what others think they're to busy worrying about themselves and what others think about them. You don't have to invest any more energy into 'what if' it doesn't work or fear of the unknown. By stepping into your life you will reveal hidden possibilities and it is within that domain that all possibilities exist. Dance with your fear and let it swirl you around and lift you up, what have you got to win? You no longer need to hold back, ignite your dreams that you discovered at a young age. Take action today on the life you crave to create. Feel the fear and do it anyway. Release the energy of the past and regret. Jump into your life today, create it and make it beautiful and what you have always wanted. You are already free of the fear the moment you decide this is how you want to live. 

Day 20 (30 days to freedom) Choose to lead

Although I always wanted the best for others - Years ago my energy was focused more on me and my needs, I was unaware of the power of pouring yourself into others. Over the past 3 years I strive daily to lead others by being the inspired example. Inside us all is a natural born leader waiting to emerge. Leadership needs to be cultivated. How you choose to be with others will shape the very leader inside you. Leadership is tested most during times of challenge and adversity. The good times project an illusion of progress, it's only during times of challenge and adversity that a true leader emerges and identifies the parts that need fixing. 

When faced with discomfort - adopt a 360 degree view of leadership. Leaders don't do it alone they adopt an inclusive approach to all challenges. Always look to your upline and downline as well as those to your left and right. To become better today than you were yesterday requires you to cultivate new and better habits. Your older conditioned habits will no longer serve your new level of leadership. 

Leadership is all about choice. Some of the greatest minds in history, Mother Teresa, Gandhi, Ford, Lincoln, Jobs, Schultz, Moses and Gandalf all faced adversity with a mindset that they would prevail and rise up to the challenge to lead by example. Everyday, every action and non action is shaping your future. 

Day 19 (30 days to freedom) Write your living message.

Knowing that you will die is the best way to step into your life NOW and create it your way. If you don't love WHO you are then change it. If you don't love WHAT you do then get out of there. If you don't love WHY you are here then define a purpose for yourself. You think you have all the time in the world to wait but the true realization is that you don't. What do you want to be remembered for? What do you desire and crave so much that you would be prepared to leave the comfort zone that you have created. 

What are you waiting for seriously? Is the comfort of NOT stepping into your greatness really that rewarding? Is sitting back with regret for what others did or didn't do really giving you inner peace? Is watching each day pass you by and not be a participator in your one precious life bringing you greater joy? 

Imagine now if you will the life that you do desire to create: You are travelling and experiencing the beauty and miraculous wonder of the world. You are waking up each day filled with passion for your life knowing that you are making a difference in other peoples lives. You are debt free and you live a life of simplicity and freedom. You are aware of your power to create great things in this world simply by giving attention and focus to it. You are receiving and giving unconditional love to yourself and to others. 

Today write your LIVING message of how you want to be NOW in this time that you have been given. The average human being will only experience 80 summers in their lifetime. Most of us have already reached that halfway point. Make your mark on this world NOW. 

Day 18 (30 days to freedom) Say No...

When you focus your attention towards ONLY what you want, then you block out all of the other noise and distraction keeping you from pursuing your goals. The key is to learn how to say NO to those life-sucking activities so you can make more room for saying YES to greater inspiration in your life, this leads to freedom. 

We all have the same 24 hours in a day, the only difference is how we make time for the really important stuff that feeds our soul and gives greater meaning to our lives. It's way to easy to get into a constant state of doing and giving but a true path to freedom is removing the energy that no longer serves you and making room for the energy that you need to embrace. Say no to the ones that hold you back from soaring to the skies. Say no to the ankle biters that are afraid to take chances. Say no to the friends that don't support your goals. Say no to the endless hours of TV watching. Say no the others that want you to carry them on their back. 

Today say yes to your life. Say yes to what is in your heart. Say yes to moving your dreams forward with daily actions. Say yes to the love you deserve. Angela , say yes to 1,000 more years of me loving you. 

Day 17 (30 days to freedom) Review your freedom intentions and goals.

Are you going through life with a clear vision and intention for what you are creating or are you having life created for you? If you believe that we live and breathe in a creative universe then you will start each day on purpose. The only difference between you and some of the most successful people is that they chart their path and vision through powerful visualization and goal setting. They set their sail and they fixate on the horizon - the end goal. They leap forward with great purpose and direction for the life and the outcomes that they intend to live. They trust and believe with every cell in their body that the universe will respond to their call. 

Inside all of us lives a leader. You can shape, create and bend the world towards you. You can set the intention of what you desire to create, act on it by giving it energy knowing that what you focus on will expand. The key is to become more aware of what you have attracted into your life in this moment. You can change any circumstance you wish if you have the belief in your ability to fuel that change. Today, start with a blank canvas, write, draw, paste and create your vision for the life you desire. Fill this life canvas with your love, belief and and your intention to create greater freedom. Make a promise to yourself through a powerful vision statement that you read aloud each day upon waking up and drifting off to sleep. 

Day 16 (30 days to freedom) Step into a new success habit

When you start thinking about the changes you want to make in life, you begin to shift your attitude. When you start to change the way you look and respond to other peoples energy you start to change your behaviour. When you take action on replacing your older conditioned bad habits with really GREAT ones you change your life. 

We meet so many people that feel stuck in their lives. They see their current self and current reality as their future self. Recognize that all your past actions, non actions, beliefs and thoughts over the past 24 months have influenced your habits and your way of being. If you don't like the outcomes in your life then change them with intention, focus vas action. Anyone can change the next 12 months of their lives if they set the intention and take powerful action everyday. Strive to create one new success habit every month. Perform the habit consistently and persistently for 30 days and watch the magic unfold. 

Day 15 (30 days to freedom) elevate others today share your inspiration with two people.

What does it feel it like to elevate others?If you had a choice between getting a large pay cheque from a life sucking job for the rest of your life or living a life with modest pay but knowing you were lifting others up and changing their lives which one would you choose? See in side all of us lives an innate desire to help our fellow human being realize their potential and their inner greatness. We all have it, it's called a PURPOSE. We were not put on this earth to live in a disconnected state from one another. We were not meant to isolate ourselves with white ear buds and lap tops staring at our portable devices and avoiding eye contact.  We were meant to feel one another's beating hearts. We were meant to sense the coursing blood through our veins. We are here, now in this place ALIVE and full of love, passion and energy. 

Today make a difference in the lives of two people. Angela and I are hosting our evening of inspired thinking with 10 extraordinary people also known as The TANKS.  We have an intention of helping them see that they are not alone. Today, inspire others with your intention and desire for inspiring them. Ask them what they need to embrace. What do they need to let go of so they can grow into the person that they have dreamed of becoming. What actions do they need to take NOW in order to live their life with greater freedom.  The actions you take today will impact your life tomorrow. 

Day 14 (30 days to freedom) Use commute time for personal development

There are two kinds of people in this world: ones that lets problems hold them down and ones that embrace problems as a catalyst for their greatest growth. Here is the thing, we will always be faced with challenge and adversity and if you are anything like Angela and I then you are focused on defying gravity by elevating yourself to whole new levels. See, we believe that the human race is meant for more. We are all meant to shine and live our one precious life by pouring ourselves into others. 

Angela and I meet so many people that tell us they are ready for more. They are ready to play big yet they won't invest the time on a daily basis creating the discipline and the success habits to really change their lives. They often share that they don't have any time to work on themselves. If you look at your day you will find over 8 hours of wasted moments of distraction and insignificant details. TV watching, social media, phone calls and poorly planned errands. A great tip to absorb personal development directly into your cerrabellum is by listening to inspiring audio CDs while you are in the car. For those of you that commute on a regular basis up to four hours a day, this is the ideal time to listen to really great CDs on things like leadership, success and positive development. What you focus on expands so if you want to make a difference in your life then you need to commit and take 100% responsibility and make changes in your life. Start with listening to an inspiring audio CD today and for the next 30 days. Some of my favorites are by Wayne Dyer, John Maxwell and Jack Canfield. It doesn't matter where you start - just start and keep the momentum going. 


Day 13 (30 days to freedom) What freedom isn't!

Freedom is not found by commuting two hours a day to a job that simply pays the bills.  

Freedom is not found waiting for the right salaried opportunity to appear. 

Freedom is not found through living with uncertainty and fear. 

Freedom is not found being chained to someone else's rules and demands. 

Freedom is not found by selflessly putting your dreams on hold. 

Freedom is not found by suppressing your passion and living with greater purpose.

Freedom is not buying into a mission statement that means nothing to you.
 
Freedom isn't staying with something through a sense of obligation or fear of not looking good. 

Freedom is not found through an RRSP or a pension fund that may or may not be there when you reach that destination.

Freedom is not thinking you have all the time in the world to make your mark on it.

Freedom is not living in the dark and lingering in someone's else's shadows. 

Freedom is not found through endless hours of mind-numbing TV watching. 

Freedom is living your one precious life with greater passion and purpose knowing that you are here, now in this place and in this brilliant time to make a difference in the world. 

Freedom is defying gravity by challenging the status quo and no longer settling for an ordinary way of living. 

Freedom is standing up for yourself and receiving the greatness that has always been inside you. 

Freedom is inspiring others to do the same. 

Freedom is leadership. 

Day 12(30 days to freedom) Embrace Rejection

My mentor Jack Canfield says is best: Some will, some won't, so what, someone's waiting. Let this phrase comfort you when others turn you down. The key is to shift your mindset around rejection and embrace it as a major step forward. Here is the thing, close to 95% of people will never chase their dreams. They will stop short of the brass ring as a result of fear of failure, fear of looking bad. Only 5% will truly succeed as a result of embracing failure and rejection as a catalyst for growth. We all have such limited time on this earth - we don't get more than one shot! Most people that reject your idea are simply to afraid of stepping into their own idea so who cares what they think. Do you want to continually live in the shadows of someone else or do you want to step into the light and be remembered as someone that made a difference in other peoples lives? 

I don't know about you but I don't have any more time for the ankle biters that want to keep others down. This is my time and your time to shine and rise above the status quo. We are all meant for more and it's upto us to shout our greatness from the roof tops. I'm leaving this earth with no regrets baby. People think it's easy for Angela and I but I can honestly tell you that personal development takes daily intention. We choose to reject rejection and not let others influence our goals and our mission. We only want the best for others and we want to inspire then to take action so we know that will put up a lot of red flags along the way. We are often glorified as much as we are vilified and you know what we love everything that shows up! 

My tips to help you reject rejection are as follows: 
1. Always share your passion and enthusiasm for what you are doing. 
2. It takes at least 7 touch points to reach someone so never stop sharing different styles of mediums, a video, a blog or just a friendly phone call. 
3. Don't take it personally, a no simply means they have not seen enough of You or your idea so never stop sharing. 
4. Move on to the next person, there are over 7 billion people on the planet and you only need a few to embrace your idea. 
5. Discipline your dissapointment by embracing the rejection as a catalyst for your greatest growth. 

Along your journey to creating freedom , remember all of the rejections that the great ones had to endure: Henry Ford, Abraham Lincoln, Stephen King, MichaelJordan and Thomas Edison to name a few. Greatness comes to those that persevere. 


Day 11(30 days to freedom) Choose a mentor

I love the definition of a mentor: a wise and trusted teacher...a guide that transcends his or her knowledge to help another person develop.  
When I serve others in the capacity as mentor - I am focused on lifting that person up along side me, transcending my knowledge and experience to them so they can in turn do the same. It is always an honour for me to be that bridge for someone and helping them see and realize that greatness that has always lived inside of them. We are all meant for so much more and a mentor can help us release the breaks and the energy holding us back from discovering our true potential. 

Our greatest joy comes from pouring ourselves into others everyday. We wake up leaping out of bed knowing that we are making a difference in other peoples lives. For most people a simple shift of their mindset is all that is required. This is accomplished by consistently grafting NEW and powerful success habits to replace older habits that suppress our greatness. Angela and I always recommend seeking out mentors that are focused on cultivating leadership within YOU. There are many so called leaders that do a great job at recruiting then there are those mentors that have a passion and desire to lift you up alongside of them knowing that you will do the same for others. 

Angela and I wanted to share with you our approach to mentoring others. http://youtu.be/QcwFtlpremI

Monday, September 8, 2014

Day 10 (30 days to freedom) Interview 5 freedom creators

Steve Jobs said it well - good artists copy but great artists steal. Translated - you don't have to reinvent the wheel. You just need to focus on what you love to do so much that it gets you leaping out of bed we call that passion. You don't have to know all the HOWs you just need to focus on being of service to others and making a contribution to their lives, we call that having a purpose

For those of you that wish to become more than you currently are then this message is for you. You are greater than your current circumstances, your current job, career and financial situation. You are  simply where you are only because of the thoughts, actions and choices you decided to make years ago. These daily actions have created a habitual way of being for you. Anyone can change their current circumstances if they have a desire to. Everything you want to create, be and do has already been created by someone. They have already invested the 10,000plus hours failing, failing again and eventually failing better. 

Today, seek out 5 freedom creators - Ie. Angels and I.  These are everyday people that have learned how to take money out of the equation and create a lifestyle that allows them to live their passions and purpose. 

Day 9 (30 days to freedom) Read 5-10 pages everyday

Personal development is about becoming BIGGER than your current problems. When you recognize and believe that you are meant for more you will become an energy magnet to others. We live in a connection age yet we feel even greater levels of loneliness. Angela and I are on a mission to CONNECT the world so no one gets left behind. As inspirational speakers we continually witness a lack of inspired leadership and a desire to lift their team to new levels. Imagine creating your own team that are all on the same level lifting one another up so EVERYONE shines - this is the world that Angela and I are focused on creating! 

Today and from this point on make it your daily ritual to read 5-10 pages of an inspired book. Start with authors like Jeff Olson, Jack Canfield, Wayne Dyer or Napolean Hill. You can also reach out to us anytime for copies of our inspired books like Inspiring Freedom, THINQ or Live your WHY. What I love about reading  inspiring books is that they lift you up and connect you to something bigger than yourself. We know how it feels to be alone and consumed with the energy of others that perhaps bring you down. When you take 100% responsibity for your life and commit to becoming better every single day you will be inspired with a greater purpose to share your knowledge with others. 

Day 8 (30 days to freedom) Pick up 2 personal development books

We meet so many people that want to change areas in their life: relationships, finances, freedom and self development. It's easy to get stalled in life and influenced by people around us that hold us back from growing. Just think back to a few years ago when you were focused on making a difference in the world. You were on fire for your life and you knew why you were here, now in this place to make a difference. You knew you could move mountains and that you are meant for more. 

So perhaps a few years later you got a bit lost. You painted the picket fence white and traded in your Vespa for an SUV. You may have even upgraded your cute 1 bedroom loft for a model home in a new sub division called Forest Glenn or Forest on the Green. (That marketing never really resonated with me since there are never any forests around). 

Personal development doesn't stop after you get a degree or simply because you have a job that trains you on the latest selling techniques. Personal development is a way of being - like breathing. You can be and do anything but you have to want it. As a global speaker I have made an impact on a lot of people but I'm always approaching life as a rookie without thinking I have it all figured out because I don't. 

Today kick start your personal development journey by picking up 2 personal development books. I recommend The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson, it teaches you to do the simple things in life like listening or reading this BLOG everyday. 

Day 7 (30 days to freedom) Visualize your freedom

Without seeing what you truly want in all of its detail you can't get what you want. We are all born as co-creators with an incredible and innate ability to visualize what we want in all areas of our lives. It's the starting point to the co-creation process. You have to fixate on the end result and picture yourself in that extraordinary process. For example, if you are a marathon runner then see the entire race in your mind. If you watched the movie RUSH you may recall the lead actor sitting on the floor in his livingroom visualizing the entire race and how he would handle every corner and straight away. The past 10 days Angela and I visualized us attracting the first group of our new freedom team. We enjoyed writing their names in the circles and training them the following week. Several days later our intention and visualized thought became a reality. 

Visualization helped me create an inspired magazine and thriving book series with over 100 authors. It helped me transition from the field of architecture into creating a branding company and now travelling and inspiring thousands of audiences across the globe. We want you to see, feel and taste your beautiful precious life. This is your time to be what you desire to be. 

Day 6 (30 days to freedom) An attitude of gratitude

I'm sure you have heard the expression: 'an attitude of gratitude.' To get from where you are to where you want to be this expression needs to be a way of being. Everyday and every moment, express gratitude for the miracles that you are witnessing every single day. These miracles are everywhere but we all take them for granted: someone taking a moment to believe in us when we stopped believing in ourselves; a kind gesture from someone we hardly know; a smile from a stranger or an act of kindness from someone in need...miracles of everyday people are everywhere. 

Throughout my inspired and creative journey from architecture, inspiring others to creating freedom within the world, I have come to understand the limitless power of being what you seek. It's far to easy to miss out on the little miracles that when noticed and savoured daily, shape our very happiness. We get in our own way by creating and giving energy to insignificant distractions that seem so significant at the time. We have all been given such a brief glimpse at the miracle of life. We all have been presented with a mind, body and soul that can acheive so much greatness. We are meant to be and do so much more for others. We are meant to live with new levels of love and inner freedom. 

Today, express gratitude with so much intense emotion for the miraculous moments that take your breath away. This is your one life, you don't get a second shot at it, you can live with pain but not with regret. You can shift it all in an instant by being what your heart desires in this very moment. Be grateful for everything and everyone in your life.
 

Day 5 (30 days of freedom) Get emotional with freedom

Emotion drives action. It is filled with desire and passion and together they become your ultimate rocket fuel to propel your success forward. All the planning, visualizing and goal setting will not be enough to help you blast through your ceiling of complexity. It's the intense emotional desire that is needed to shake up your life. We meet so many people that hold themselves back from really taking charge of their life. We're talking about 100% responsibility here. Angela and I don't just want you to think about your freedom - we want you to crave your freedom like oxygen. 

It's time for you to start something new. You gotta get hungry for it, you have to want it with all of your heart and soul. It can no longer be a temporary thing that you revisit at a convention every year. Your freedom starts now and it lives daily inside you and builds up like a fire inside you that ignites every cell in your body. You tingle with desire for your one precious life. Today, get emotional about running and leaping into your freedom. Angela and I are super pumped about supporting you and showing you the path to living your freedom. We are so passionate and fired up about making you better so you can grow into the person that you always knew you could be. 

Day 4 (30 days of freedom) Declare your freedom

So much of what you seek and attract in your life is a mindset. So many people we meet suffer needlessly which is why Angela and I are on a mission to lift others up along side us. This is true freedom, when your inside voice is so compelling and more profound than the outside voices. Declare your freedom by shouting it out from the roof tops that you are free. Say it now out loud with me: 
'I am free.' Say it over and over again 20 times throughout the day, I am free. Implement the power of suggestion - it worked for Henry Ford so many years ago when he was conceiving his idea for the automobile. He said it over and over again: 'I am building a car, I am building a car...'  

You are free and on your path to freedom the moment you declare it with intention, passion and purpose. You start living freedom when you take action everyday on creating your life by making other people better. When you come to the realization that you and your brief time here in this world is far bigger than any of your current circumstances you will elevate your mind, body and soul to whole new levels. It's time to start living your life by making a difference in others. You are meant for more and to contribute your energy and your special gifts to improving the world. How do you want to be remembered if today you were told is your last day? Did you make a contribution to others and did YOU take 100% responsibility for living the life that you wanted?

Today is the start of something new. Today is the day you decide to make a difference and not rely on others to give you a pay cheque for something you don't even want to do. Today you take back your freedom by sharing with all of those around you that you are no longer going to settle. You are ready to master your life and help others do the same. 

Day 3 (30 days of freedom) Share your freedom vision

Freedom starts with you believing that it is possible. Like the embers in a fire your freedom gets ignited by your energy and focus on it. It lives by you talking daily action on the little things in your daily life that are so easy NOT to do. The consistent flow of energy and attention to your freedom gives birth to a shift in your mindset which becomes your catalyst for growth.  Upto this point in your life you may not have been aware of your own power to create your freedom. You have lived your life through a lens that was influenced by others and that way of being has shaped your attitude, behaviour and actions. 

Today and for the next 30 days, Angela and I want to help you create Freedom Together. We want YOU to be the driver and finally learn how to take 100% responsibility for the life that you want to create. Freedom is possible for everyone and you don't have to wait for someday in the future when you are old and grey. Your freedom starts the moment you declare to yourself and to others that this is the way you want to be and live. 

The moment you declare that you are free your heart opens your mind to a new kind of ROI where you are on fire to Reach Out and Inspire others to create the same liberation for everyone. We are all meant for more. We are on this earth at this time as creators, teachers and mentors to help others create and grow their minds on a daily basis.  Inside of you is so much untapped potential waiting to unfold so you can start writing and living the greatest chapter of your brilliant life.   

Today reach out to Angela and I and share your intention with us that you are ready to create your freedom. We are standing by to pull you up along side of us and be a part of your freedom journey. 

Day 2 (30 days of freedom) Find pictures of freedom that inspire you

The freedom that you desire in all areas of your life, relationships, finances, health, career and family is already inside you waiting to be ignited and realized. What you desire and crave most in your life does not just magically appear in one quantum leap. You have to cultivate a new mindset around creating and living freedom. 

Creating freedom starts with you believing in yourself and that you are meant for more. It lives through daily, simple and consistent habits like waking up one hour earlier to create your hour of power - 30 minutes of meditation followed by 30 minutes of physical activity. We call that taking control of your life. You are meant to create your life - your way not living in someone else's jet stream. 

Today start living your freedom by posting visuals that reflect what freedom means to you in all those areas of your life. Select visuals that connect to your heart and create a meaningful connection to you. This simple habit created and lived daily will close the gap from where you are to where you want to be. We call this process structural tension where your mind wants to draw what you visualize into reality. This process practiced consistently and persistently brings the unseen into the seen. See your one precious life - take action and go get it. 

Day 1 What does Freedom mean to you?

As we continue on with our own personal journey we are allocating greater levels of energy towards making people better. All of us have been given the power to ignite a deeper passion and purpose that creates the outcomes we wish to experience. A path to total inner freedom is to live in alignment with WHY you are here. It's far to easy to live in the shadows of others. A path to inner freedom starts with your own recognition that you are meant for more. I feel tremendous freedom when I am pouring myself into others, helping them see their own greatness and inner light. 

When do you feel most free? What brings you the greatest joy and what desires fill your heart? What do you long to be and do with the rest of the time that you have been given. Knowing that I can't bring anything with me when I reach the end of my brief journey inspires me to make the most NOW during the time that I am here. Freedom is no longer an external destination for me driving me to be happy when I reach a certain level. I choose to be happy now, here and in this moment. I choose to make other people better by seeing what they are meant to see while here in this brief thing called life. I choose to surround myself with people that want to lift others up so they can shine for the world to see. 

This kind of freedom is inside you to live. We are so inspired to guide you in living it for yourself and becoming aware of the person you were born to be. 

Sunday, September 7, 2014

We are all LIMITLESS LEADERS

The past 2 years of my life have certainly become the most rewarding, challenging and loving. I've visited more countries, published more fulfilling works, experienced greater levels of love and poured my light into the most extraordinary people I have ever experienced. This journey has enlightened me to pour my greatness into others with a soul purpose of helping others realize their OWN. What has made this journey so rich is the impact of being a part of others and helping them realize what is right for them.

I have architected my life to be of great service to others, to ignite their passion, purpose and create meaningful outcomes. This philosophy has sparked a deeper WHY within me, to inspire others to CREATE their lives and become limitless leaders. The world is in need of everyday people becoming awake to their limitless potential. This resonates to my very core and has shaped my way of being. 

Too often I see leaders that live from an energy of fear, lack and loss. It's easy to suppress others and put them onto a path that is self-serving, this energy does not serve the world. All life has a beginning and an end. The miracle is to celebrate the journey by inspiring others to do the same. We are all meant to dream, succeed, realize and be more. 

True leaders that breed a limitless philosophy project massive levels of gratitude no matter the situation. They put aside their OWN personal agendas, selfish pursuits and desires for more and strive to help others realize what is right for THEM, their passions and desires.  It's far to easy to loose sight of what matters most in this brief journey called life. 

This has compelled me to open my heart and help the world become aware of the WHY and HOW in igniting their own internal limitless leader. Over the next 30 days I will share SIMPLE philosophies that I have gained throughout my 14 year journey as a speaker, author, publisher and freedom creator. My intention is to help you release the energy that has been holding your own passion and purpose back.

This is our deeper WHY as a species and the global outcome is the World Helped by You.  With love and gratitude - Gerry Visca. 

Friday, September 5, 2014

Day 30 (30 days of reinvention ) Throw yourself a party

When was the last time you celebrated you and all of your accomplishments, your ability to pursue your dreams, your very existence on this earth? In my first book, What have you got to win? I wrote  about the significance of celebrating yourself and all of your wins on a continual basis. The path to success is not in one giant quantum leap but rather small, consistent steps performed with persistence. The result is an organic and gradual upward growth in all areas of your life. The key is to celebrate these mini steps on a regular basis. 

Every time Angela and I complete one of our publishing projects like our books or quarterly magazine, we celebrate it. We know the thousands of hours that went into the creation of our work and we want to honour that and one another. It might be as simple as toasting one another with an amazing glass of red wine or a mini cruise to an exotic location. There are so many ways to celebrate your daily life but the message today is to be intentional about the miracle of your life.

You are here, now in the most extraordinary time ever. There has never been and there will never be a better opportunity to create and take action on the bigger picture of your life than this moment. The fact that I can sit here every morning and share these words with you next to the woman that I love to breathe with is worth celebrating. Today, plan to throw yourself a party, invite some close friends and have a blast. Angela and I are doing it tonight with 10 friends and we're showing them how they can start creating greater freedom NOW in their lives. When Angela and I can pour ourselves into others and help make their lives better then that is worth celebrating. 

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Day 29 (30 days of reinvention) Keep it simple!

No matter what I have created in my life, I always led with the intention of keeping it simple. Whether publishing a book, creating new success habits or creating a second form of income, I always approached it with simplicity. It's how we lead all areas of our life, Angela and I love keeping it simple. If it's not simple then we don't do it. We meet so many people that share with us how complex life is, everyday is a struggle. There are two kinds of people in this world: The ones that strive to simplify all areas of their lives so they can have more time to be and do the things that they are most passionate about or the ones that let life be created for them. This second group chooses to leave things at the last minute, get distracted by to many things and see challenge and struggle everywhere they turn. Whereas the first group looks for greatness in everyone and everything. They see challenge as a great opportunity for growth. 

Getting from where you are to where you want to be has always been our focus throughout this 30 days of reinvention. Over 95% of people will not invest the time to really look at their lives and make concious choices to create better choices which leads to the creation of really great habits. And when it comes down to living with greater happiness, love, wealth and success you need to keep it simple and create the new success habits that will replace the older non-conscious habits that you have formed over the years. 

There was a time not that along ago where we lived with far greater levels of simplicity. As a society we all made concious choices to add new levels of complexity to our lives. We choose to get three credit cards and a bigger mortgage which led to massive debt which then forced you to get a job or two that you really didn't want just to pay off the debt. You abandoned your passions and living with greater purpose and meaning in your life. Those choices created your habits that now have become your way of being. But that was then and today is a new day for you.  

Today, make a list of how you want to live your life. What areas in your life can you simplify today and tomorrow. What actions can you start taking that will lead to a more tranquil way of living. You know you want it. 


Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Day 28 (30 Days of reinvention) Try something new


In all of my inspirational key notes I often share with the crowd a message to try some thing new that you didn't already do. I meet so many extraordinary people that just can't seem to break through their ceiling of complexity. They are so busy being busy but when you really look at their actions they are simply the result of bad habits cultivated over time. Getting from where you are to where you want to be is not about doing things, but rather doing the RIGHT things right all the time. 

It's far to easy to avoid doing the simple things, we see it all the time. It's far to easy to hit the snooze alarm and get that extra 1 hour of sleep right? But it's the successful people that truly get comfortable with doing the uncomfortable. For the past 5 years, I made a concious choice to cultivate new and amazing success habits. My greatest one is my hour of power - it starts at 5:00am and it rocks my entire day. It's what has propelled me to write and publish 13 books, create a global magazine and inspire everyday people to be and do extraordinary things. 

It's far to easy to lay on a couch and watch 2 hours of mind-numbing TV with your spouse thinking that this action is connecting you. A great success habit would be to shut off the boob tube and read 10 pages from a personal development book then share your insights with one another over a glass of really great red wine.  

Look at your life today and make a list of all of your actions and next to it add the amount of time you spend performing that act. Next, make a least of your top 3 goals that you want to acheive over the next 12 months. Compare your daily actions with those goals. Be REAL, are those actions aligned with those goals? Are they truly moving you up in your pursuit of the success you deserve and desire? More importantly, are those actions making you happy? 

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Day 27 (30 days of reinvention) Accept all compliments

The ability to receive is by far one the greatest challenges I see in most people, so if you find it difficult to receive know that you are not alone. The ability to receive is your souls recognition that you are meant for more. You are meant to love with abundance, greater levels of love and meaning in your life. You are meant to wake up filled with tremendous joy. Happiness, joy, inner-peace and freedom are your birthright. You are meant to savour and experience your precious life. 

Receiving starts with taking a compliment. You have become a great giver and you pour yourself into others which is truly great but somewhere along the way you forgot to give just as much to yourself. When you overflow with love, happiness, confidence and respect for your special gifts, you are able to give even more to others and to yourself. 

Ask yourself today - What do I need to embrace? Then through out the day, compliment yourself as many times as possible for all that you have become in all areas of your life. You are an extraordinary giver, you are a great teacher to so many, you are a role model and you are changing yourself and in turn changing the world. 

Monday, September 1, 2014

Day 26 (30 days of reinvention) Join a Freedom team

We have a philosophy that drives all of our inspirational work. No one is ever alone. We live in a connection age yet so many people we meet feel a sense of loneliness. You have heard the expression that two heads are better than one well today we want you to reach out and connect with us through the power of collaboration. We call this the new mathematics of collaboration where 1+ 1 = 11 knowing that together we are better. Together, we can help one another reach our dreams.  

What do you want create most in your life? What does FREEDOM look like to you? What help do you need? When do you feel most alone? I love my collaboration with my love Angela, she has really great strengths and energy that compliments my inspiration. Together, we balance one another and as an inspired pairing, we are able to pour ourselves in creative and inspiring ways that benefits our team. 

You don't have to do it alone. When you embrace the philosophy of a tribe you are  able to harness the groups energy and contribute by giving your energy back. Nothing feels better than being validated for your contributions and efforts.

This is the best time to be alive. We all have access to incredible personal development materials, online forums and freedom building teams. The key is to immerse yourself into what you want to create most by sharing it with others. Like attracts like and you do become the company you keep. Look for groups and teams that share similar philosophies with you. Be an active participator in your life by taking daily action and pouring yourself into others. Remember, you GET the best out of others when you GIVE the best of yourself.