About: Tony Richards

Important Things You Can Do When You Feel You Can’t Do Anything

March 27, 2020

It’s easy these days to fall into the trap of feeling powerless. Seclusion, isolation, quarantine, these are familiar words to us these days. While it may seem like a good time to binge-watch your favorite television series, we must also maintain some practices to keep… Read more >

Read More

How You Can Lead Well in A Crisis

March 20, 2020

One of the negative aspects of being a good leader in times of crisis is that you have no short-term time to prepare. That time has passed and now you find yourself in the midst of something that is out of your control and sometimes… Read more >

Read More

What Does Your Voice of Resistance Sound Like?

March 13, 2020

Many long-time readers of this space know that I have written extensively on the topic of resistance. For new readers, let me explain briefly about resistance. Resistance is a negative force, which is the enemy of your higher performance self. No matter what area of… Read more >

Read More

Don’t Worry About Advancing, Just Keep Working

March 6, 2020

Very early in my working career in my chosen profession, I was a real pain in the butt. I aggravated everyone above me in the organization. Not because I wasn’t pleasant to be around. No, I was very pleasant to be around. Not because I… Read more >

Read More

Tricks I Use To Get Into My Performance Zone

February 28, 2020

I am often asked by others in my field, how it is that I am so productive. How can I serve and help the number of clients that I do, while also writing some 45-50 original blog posts, 10-12 print articles, record 45-50 new podcasts… Read more >

Read More

Put More Focus on Giving Versus Getting

February 21, 2020

I have known some tremendous givers during my career. People who put way more focus on their giving than they put on their getting. The funny thing is, if you paid close attention, they were always getting as well. The famous statesman and prime minister… Read more >

Read More

The Impact of Innovation and Disruption

February 7, 2020

I learned the basics of business from my Grandfather. He taught me about customer service, products, and basic accounting. I started working in his Purina Feed Store when I was around eleven or twelve years old. He sold veterinary medicine, hardware, fertilizer, seed corn, and… Read more >

Read More

Why the Inner Game Is So Important to Elite Performance

January 31, 2020

Some people get really stressed and fatigued when they try to up their game to a higher level of performance. Many times, the prevailing thought they have is “try harder.” But, trying harder is often not the answer. One thing to keep in mind is… Read more >

Read More

3 Keys to Making the Jump to Elite Performance

January 24, 2020

The way to focus on continuous improvement is to slowly and slightly adjust our normal everyday habits and behaviors. I have seen many clients put up the argument that making slightly better decisions on a daily basis will not be enough to help them climb the high mountain ahead.

Read More

Coaching Helps You Improve Your Leverage

January 17, 2020

Growing up participating in athletics helped me in many ways, but one of the most important aspects I came to value was coaching. Upon reflection, the people who poured into my life the most were my coaches. Being coached helped me understand that I could… Read more >

Read More