Author Archives: Steve Jakubecz

Consultant, Coach and Purveyor of Perspective

Perfection vs. Excellence

There’s a huge difference between doing something well and doing it perfectly. Attempting to be perfect can bring on feelings of inadequacy and even interfere with completing important projects. Excellence, on the other hand, is attainable and is always more than good enough. Eliminate the idea of perfection from your life and you’ll see your productivity soar. For example, a poorly written, but complete, book Read More →

The Fear of Success: Self-Sabotage

Do you embrace success? Do you envision yourself with health, wealth, and other abundance? In going after your hopes and desires, you might be surprised to encounter that you have a fear of success.. I know that sounds crazy, but hear me out… If you find yourself achieving only small, fleeting successes, but the great things you deserve always seem just out of reach, you Read More →

Business Success Key: Self-Motivation

As business owners we know all too well that generating and maintaining a daily self-motivation is the driving force behind the success and growth of our businesses.  Being able to motivate and drive yourself to continually do what needs to be done every day, whether you want to or not, is the primary reason why so few succeed and so many fail. Motivation is the Read More →

Business Systems & Operations Manuals

I regularly urge business owners I meet with to get everything they know about their business out of their head and onto paper.  If you haven’t done such a thing, I’m urging you now to do the same with the processes you use in running and managing your business.  Start writing out how you do all the things that you do in your business throughout Read More →

Strengthening Your Belief in Yourself

It may sound strange, but the one person you’ll always have in your life is you. In order to have an existence that’s peaceful yet exciting and fulfilling, it’s important to believe in yourself. When you believe in yourself, you know that you have the ability to handle anything that life throws your way. You recognize that¸ although things may be tough, you’ll get through Read More →

Instructions For Life

(The following is taken from a Nepalese Good Luck Mantra) 1.  Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk 2.  When you lose, don’t lose the lesson 3.  Follow the three Rules:      •   Respect for self      •   Respect for others      •   Responsibility for all your actions 4.  Remember that not getting what you want Read More →

12 Rules to Increase Your Productivity

Does your productivity ever get hampered by your desire to find the best possible solution? As you seek the easiest or fastest route to your goal, you may find yourself stopped entirely. Sometimes you may even do this on purpose, to keep from having to make a decision. However, there’s a work-around. Maybe you’ve heard of the term, “heuristic.” Heuristics are rules that allow a Read More →

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