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One Idea Can Change Your Life

One Idea Understood In March of this year my Newsletter was titled:  "The Power of IT is what it IS"This is an email response I received from one of my Newsletter Subscribers about how she lives the Practice and how it has positively helped her to deal with the...

“Making a Difference” is Contagious

"Making a Difference" is Contagious. Earlier this year I received a call from someone who had attended a conference at Queen’s University where I gave a presentation….17 years ago! Here is the follow up email he sent to me. Hello Bob:  It was great to connect...

Bob Talks About…….Conquering Being Overwhelmed!

Whenever you start to feel the pressure, tension and stress of being OVERWHELMED.... ....STOP being BUSY! MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH YOURSELF: Take the time to stop the action—write down all that is ON YOUR MIND! Get it down on paper! Note: When you get all that...

The Law of the Garbage Truck

Every once in a while, I get an email from one of my subscribers that is worth keeping and passing along to others. Here is one I received that is very worthwhile reading. One day I hopped in a taxi and we took off for the airport. As we were driving, a car jumped out...

Make Someone’s Day!

If you have ever been to a presentation of mine, you are no doubt familiar with my "Amazing" pins that I had made up several years ago. Over the years I have given away thousands of these pins to acknowledge and validate people from all walks of life. I usually...

Bob Talks About…The Myth of “Never Enough Time”

If you get a feeling from time to time that there is "Never enough TIME",  I've got news for you... ...there is no such thing. THE MYTH OF—“NEVER ENOUGH TIME” A valuable principle I have come to understand and apply in my life is that believing there’s never enough...

Raising the Bar on “Ordinary”

In my travels across Canada and the U.S., I often come across people who have a job that may not be considered by most people as a Great job, but have had the guts, courage and initiative to raise the bar on “Ordinary.” Let me give you a recent example of one of my...

Going Above and Beyond-“It’s not my job.”

Several years ago, I was invited to speak at a Conference in Ottawa. When I arrived, I checked into the downtown Courtyard Marriott, and when I gave my name at the front desk the staff member said, "We were expecting you Mr. Koehler, We are glad you are here". I WAS...

The Time of Your Life

  IT’S TIME you took the TIME to evaluate how you use the TIME of your LIFE! Time is not a matter of quantity. It’s a matter of HOW you choose to USE it. We need to pull back and take a look at how our current Daily Practices are in relation to using our time...

Your Ultimate Freedom

To OWN YOUR LIFE is YOUR Ultimate Freedom! So many people don’t own their life and they don’t even realize it. Many people when things go wrong in their life are very quick to find someone or something to blame and take on the role of being a VICTIM. Blaming is easy,...

Bob Talks About…The Power of “It IS what it IS!”

When something unfavorable happens in your life, such as a difficulty, challenge, frustration, setback or whatever, develop the Practice of saying to yourself... "It IS what it IS!" When you say this, it reinforces in your mind, the fact that what happened has...

BOB KOEHLER SAYS Choose to be EXCEPTIONAL

Talks about... Choosing to be EXCEPTIONAL I have a client whose Mission Statement is simply, to be so great at how they do what they do, that the people they serve become, “RAVING FANS”. I am not a big fan of Mission Statements only because many of them are created...