081: One Secret To Overcoming Frustration [Podcast] – Todd Stocker.com

Have you ever had a frustration keep you from move ahead in life?  How do you overcome that frustration?  There is one secret that can help. I had a call from my daughter, Maddie. It was on a Saturday and she started by saying, “Dad, I need the motivation to do my math.” I askedContinue reading “081: One Secret To Overcoming Frustration [Podcast] – Todd Stocker.com”

080: This Is The Most Important Day Of Your Week! [Podcast] – Todd Stocker.com

Research shows that there is one day of the week that is the most important if you want to accomplish your goals and feel fulfilled in life.  Do you know what day that is? On This Episode: (see links below) What do you think is the most important day of your week? Some of youContinue reading “080: This Is The Most Important Day Of Your Week! [Podcast] – Todd Stocker.com”

068: Goal Setting Using The 6 Human Needs [Podcast] – Todd Stocker.com

2017 is around the corner. Have you written down your new year’s goals yet? What if there was a better way to set goals based on who you are and not what you do? In this episode, learn the foundational structure of human needs from which your goals should flow. On This Episode: “Setting goalsContinue reading “068: Goal Setting Using The 6 Human Needs [Podcast] – Todd Stocker.com”

Why Everyone Should See The New Cinderella Movie

I took my 18 year old daughter to see Disney’s latest rendition of the classic story, “Cinderella.” Expecting the theater to be filled with little children and moms, I was surprised to see that most of the audience were adults, men and women alike. There is a reason for that. The movie is epic, in my humble opinion, and would be wasted on little kids. Yes, go see it if you haven’t!

What Might Be Happening When Your Leader Does Nothing

I was sitting at a stoplight waiting to turn right – 3rd in line.  The light turned green but the lead car didn’t move.  It just sat there. My brow furrow, thinking that the large SUV driver was on the phone or daydreaming or flipping radio stations.  However, I was more patient than the youngContinue reading “What Might Be Happening When Your Leader Does Nothing”


I’m not sure if it’s my favorite app, but it is one that I use several times per day.  It’s called Wunderlist.  It’s free (of course) and it is a simple to-do list that syncs across all of my screens.  While it is a way for me to organize my day, I’ve found a greaterContinue reading “USE SMALL, DAILY ACTION TO ACCOMPLISH MORE”

Makenzie’s Misunderstood Bible Verse – Jeremiah 29:11 – Part 2

“‘For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.’” – Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV) Truthfully, this translation is not the best for this verse (see part 1).  Even though millions have it as a life verse,Continue reading “Makenzie’s Misunderstood Bible Verse – Jeremiah 29:11 – Part 2”

Reading the Book on Alignment

One of the consistent struggles about which I hear leaders talk is alignment.  More specifically, “How do I get my organization to be on the same page and moving in the same direction?” Greater experts have a gazillion seminars, trick and tips on how to do this, but one of the main keys is toContinue reading “Reading the Book on Alignment”

How to Beat Distractions

One of the greatest stories of leadership is in the Bible, the book of Nehemiah.  The story chronicles Nehemiah’s vision and mission of rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem. Deluged with enemy attacks and coercion, Nehemiah had to trust his gut and his God and keep focused on the task at hand. One distraction came whenContinue reading “How to Beat Distractions”

Making the Impossible Possible

I can easily get overwhelmed with all of the ideas that pop into my head.  Without prioritizing and setting goals, accomplishing even a fraction of them would be impossible. The habit of setting Goals is so important.  Earl Nightingale said, “People with goals succeed because they know where they’re going.” Do you know where you’reContinue reading “Making the Impossible Possible”

2012 – I Resolve to Set Goals

“This year’s going to be different.”  Famous last words of many a would be achiever, myself included.  Every January, I endeavor to set out resolutions that are, in theory, suppose to drive me achieve and better myself in some way.  However, I’m part of the statistics that show I’ll have failed in my resolution byContinue reading “2012 – I Resolve to Set Goals”