Had breakfast with my buddy Jon this morning. Sorta goal update and revival. We got off on a tangent about “the meaning of life,” living your purpose, and other such things.
The Voice on NBC features blind auditions. This is supposedly waaaaaay better than sight auditions where a person’s attractiveness, or lack of, could cause their vocals to take on a different quality to the listener. It’s crazy how the eyes can override the ears like that. Coaches on sight audition programs like America Idol have […]
Potential… one of the most lethal words in the success dictionary. “Why don’t you live up to your potential.” “You’ve got so much potential.” “Don’t limit yourself. Reach your potential. You could do so much more than you’re doing now.” First of all, those phrases make it sound like, “Hey, you’re worthless now, but you […]
I am officially 5.5.5. or 65.5 inches or five feet, five and one-half inches tall. I’d always thought I was 5’6” since that’s what my driver’s license says. (Then I remembered that I gave them that number. Hmmmm.)
There are hundreds of advantages why it’s great to being short – here are just 5.5.5.
At some point we all start to get…
Love your work, work for what you love, and change the world—all at the same time. What matters most to you? Should you focus on earning a living, pursuing your passions, or devoting yourself to the causes that inspire you? The surprising truth is that you don’t have to choose—and that you’ll find more success […]
Make the best decision you can and move on. Stop analyzing. Stop wondering if this decision is the BEST decision. You can’t know. You can guess at the outcome, but you can’t know the outcome until you decide and do. Fear and doubt combine their forces to prevent personal growth. They’re like evil “Wonder Twins.” […]
The very first word. Parents worldwide do not want to miss it. They open their eyes wide and make strange motions with their mouths as they sound words they hope their child will repeat. “Can you say… Mama? Mmmmmmmmaaaaaaaaaa. Mmmmmmmmmaaaaaaaaaa. Yes you can. Yes you can. Say maaaamaaaa.” Of course all of this is done […]
Feeling sorry for yourself…is not only a waste of energy but the worst habit you could possibly have. Dale Carnegie Self-pity, moaning and whining are impact repellents. How many people do you know that make a measurable, positive difference by feeling sorry for themselves? In fact, how many times have you seen people AVOID those […]
“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” George Bernard Shaw Change begins with thought. The bible teaches that we transform (change) by renewing our MINDS. Although Shaw was challenging us to be flexible in our thoughts, to not become static or stagnant, his point is incredible. If […]
Whew! Back from a whirlwind trip to London. Landed Friday morning at 10:15 and returned home at 11:45 Monday morning. It was a fast and fun weekend of training and tooling about central London a bit. In this age of webinars and teleseminars why take the time and expense of crossing the pond? Relationships. Christian […]