I Have No Regrets

Very few times in life will I ever work hard, pour my heart into something, succeed and walk away. Since the summer of 2007 when I launched Winglight Productions (only to be re-branded as just Richard Dedor), I have been working my ass off to make it as a speaker and consultant. in that time, […]

Newsletter: Home Again

This is part of my monthly newsletter (which is free, by the way)! Sign up below to get this each and every month! It’s trite in American politics — the idea of a “New Beginning” — and yet it is used by someone during every election cycle. Don’t stop reading! I’m not going to bore […]

Focus – on Your Pursuits

Life Lesson Of The Week Give yourself permission to have fun & enjoy something to the fullest. -Georgia D’s Life Lesson from Park Ridge, Ill. Focus On It When do you tell yourself that enough is enough? And when do you say that you have had enough of telling yourself no, or not now, or […]

FOCUS: To Do Lists

Selected Life Lesson Hard work yields results. -Daniel F’s Life Lesson from Independence, Kansas Richard’s Thoughts… Last week I checked off a new item on my Life To Do List. Before I tell you what it was, I must ask, “How is progress on your list going?” In our busy lives, it can be easy […]

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Getting What You Seek

Fact: We get what your brains are focused on. Nothing more and sometimes much less. 37Signals recently summarized the infamous Invisible Gorilla study where researchers found that 83 percent of radiologists, in reviewing x-rays of lungs, missed a superimposed image of a gorilla. Why? Because they weren’t looking for it. When I lead team building […]

Newsletter: Start Climbing

This is part of my monthly newsletter (which is free, by the way)! Sign up here to get it delivered to your mailbox each month Over winter break, I took three hours and locked myself away to review 2012 and plan for 2013. This includes goal review, life review, deep reflection on what went well […]

FOCUS: It’s Your Book to Write!

Selected Life Lesson It’s not where you’ve started or where you’ve been but where you finish. -Mike P’s Life Lesson from West Des Moines, Iowa Richard’s Thoughts… I’ve been going back to a similar quote about needing to live life forward. We can look back and learn, but our eyes always need to be on […]