The Renaissance Soul: Life Design for People with Too Many Passions to Pick Just One by Margaret Lobenstine I can't begin to describe the blessing of having found and read this book. On this journey of self-discovery, we are taking it has leaped me forward in ways I newly realize daily. It is written with love, … Continue reading The Renaissance Soul by M. Lobenstine (Monday’s Movers)
Originals - How Non-Conformists Move The World by Adam Grant Man, was this ever an interesting read. I'm going to have to read it again. Focusing on what kept imprints drive habits that allow us to thrive or stagnate, how to recognize them, and overcome them. As a student. And the teacher of creativity, … Continue reading Originals by Adam Grant (Monday’s Movers)
An open letter to Mr. Donald Trump (and every other leader who needs a kick in the ass to walk their talk!!!), Are you paying close attention to this amazing person? Inspired by the seemingly endless march of consumerism and the flip-side of this coin, built-in-obsolescence, Marcin Jakubowski set in motion the ultimate return to … Continue reading Monday’s Movers – Marcin Jakubowski
An open letter to Mr. Elon Musk, Mr. Richard Branson, Mr. Bill Gates, Mr. Sundar Pichai, Mr. Larry Page, & Mr. Sergey Brin, Are you paying close attention to this amazing person? Taylor Wilson is the youngest person in history to build a fully functioning nuclear reactor and he did it in his garage!!! Now … Continue reading Monday’s Movers – Taylor Wilson – A Clear Hope For Humanity
Law 13 - Live with purpose: This chapter in T.J. Hoisington’s “If You Think You Can” is both summation of the previous principals and the most crucial of them all, without which no progress can be begun, much less be made. It’s thanks to this principle that I started blogging, pushing myself to clearly determine … Continue reading A Purposeful Life
Law #11 Creating a sense of urgency “What ideas or goals do you have that you keep putting off?” That is the overriding question that haunts you throughout the 12th chapter of T.J. Hoisington’s “If You Think You Can”. This short chapter is packed with warnings about how to use your time effectively, and between … Continue reading What are you waiting for?
Law #12 - Never Give Up! In this chapter, T.J. Hoisington starts with some recognizable examples of persistent people. The stories of Thomas Edison and Colonel Saunders are ones anyone whose reads about motivation or business would know. The one that really brought it home for me was his retelling of a scene from the … Continue reading Never Give Up!
“Too many of us never realize our greatness because we get sidetracked by secondary activity” - Og Mandino Law #10 - The power of focus Do you think we are talking about what I like to call The “Oh, look a squirrel” Syndrome? Yes, and no. Yes, we are referring to distractions, but not the … Continue reading Look Here Now… Pay Attention, Please.
Law #9 - Creating your own success team Dale Carnegie is credited for teaching the leadership concept that there is no such thing as a self made man, someone had to help him along the way, and that's the central message of chapter 10 in “If You Think You Can”... TEAMWORK! I hope to illustrate why … Continue reading You Can’t Do It All By Yourself
Law #8 - Maintaining a winning perspective Chapter 9 of T. J. Hoisintton’s “If You Think You Can” starts with this amazing statement: “In the real world, moments of devastation are likely to come your way… It’s part of the process. Consequently, setbacks drive some to fight harder. For others, it provides a reason to … Continue reading The Ultimate Optimism