Five Simple Choices TV #2 – You Are What You Do

Five Simple Choices TV is a series of brief videos that discuss core principles from the Five Simple Choices course in self-leadership. Episode Two discusses the Projection Choice - “You are what you choose to do.”   Episode #1 Episode #3 Episode #4

Five Simple Choices TV #4 – The Trap of Blame

Five Simple Choices TV is a series of brief videos that discuss core principles from the Five Simple Choices course in self-leadership. Episode Four shows that to genuinely find success you must be prepared to completely abandon blame. Episode #1 Episode #2 Episode #3

Five Simple Choices TV #3 – The Biggest Lie Ever Told

Five Simple Choices TV is a series of brief videos that discuss core principles from the Five Simple Choices course in self-leadership. Episode Three discusses the Certainty Choice and “The Biggest Lie Ever Told.”  Episode #1  Episode #2 Episode #4  

Five Simple Choices TV #1 – Controlling the Weather

Five Simple Choices TV is a series of brief videos that introduce fundamental principles from the Five Simple Choices course in Self-Leadership. Episode One expands on the Ownership choice by discussing people who try to Control the Weather. Episode #2 Episode #3 Episode #4

Five Simple Choices LIVE in Couer 'd Alene

It was my honor and privilege to bring Five Simple Choices LIVE to members of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary at their annual conference at the beautiful Coeur ‘d Alene Resort. To learn more about bringing Five Simple Choices LIVE to your next meeting or event - email: choose@fivesimplechoices.com  

Listen to 5SC Radio: "110% Really?"

In this episode, Gower expands on the Certainty choice by discussing impossible or superficial commitments. We consider that when we commit to the impossible (like when we offer "110%" of our efforts) we have actually committed to nothing.  We also look at the specific and measureable commitments that actually lead to achievement.   This episode is based in part on a reader's question: “People at my office are all asked to give 110%. What does that even mean?”    Five Simple Choices Radio E...

Open thread for feedback on the "Five Simple Choices"

This is an open thread for comments, feedback and questions. Readers are encouraged to share their experiences.  Visitors to the website are encouraged to ask questions. You can suggest topics for future Five Choices Radio episodes. Almost anything goes in this thread. The posts will, however, be moderated for language and “book length” posts may be edited for size. Remember, brevity is the sole of wit.   

The Ultimate Goal Setting Exercise

As a supplement to the Certainty choice – Five Simple Choices has created the Ultimate Goal Setting exercise. It is available as a no cost PDF download. Just click the word “Download” and then print the exercise (it is best completed by hand). You will complete this exercise with a far clearer understand of what you want to achieve, which is an important first step to actually getting it. After completing this exercise – please come back and leave your comments! Download Exercise.

Listen to 5SC Radio: "Trust - what an Odd Idea"

 In this episode, Gower expands on the Ownership choice by discussing the difference between Trust and Alignment. We examine how to lead people to do what you want them to do – because THEY want to do it.  This episode is based in part on a reader's question: "How do you take "Ownership" of a situation when you need the cooperation of others." Note:  Five Choices Radio episodes are not taken directly from the course.  They are expanded commentary on the basic principals taught in the Five ...