“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
Law #7 - Action: The Winner’s Edge The other day I came across this quote: “Believe and Act as if you cannot fail!” It struck me like a hard slap to the face. It made such a strong impression on me that I took out a black marker, wrote it on a big piece of … Continue reading With Winning Actions – We Can All Be Winners!
You’ve all heard the expression “Fake it until you make it!” Now, tell me the truth, how many of you have gotten frustrated or anxious with this statement? If I’m being honest, there are many times where I simply wanted to say… well a bunch of bad words to the person who delivered this message. … Continue reading The Benefits of Daydreaming
For me, this is the perfect subject for Spring. Making changes, setting goals, implementing plans, are what is predominant in what I’ve been doing this past week. So, I started this year with a big question and broke it down into achievable tasks. Now, let’s dig into my why & how to make that happen. … Continue reading What Do You Want?
Law #4 - Master Your Thinking “The Quality of your thinking - the thoughts and beliefs you entertain, WILL make all the difference in the quality of your life. PERIOD!” Nowhere in Hoisington’s book “If You Think You Can!” is there a better explanation of the practice of mastering your thoughts. The mastery demonstrates very clearly … Continue reading Who’s In Charge Here?
Law 3 - Taking the time to work on you: Embracing Your Be-Do-Have Habits. The opening line of chapter 4 in T.J. Hoisington’s “If You Think You Can”. says it all: “IF YOU WANT MORE, THEN YOU MUST BECOME MORE.” Read on and begin the change! In James Allen’s mind-blowing book, “As a Man Thinketh”, … Continue reading Embracing Your Be-Do-Have Habit
Law #2 - Demanding The best from Yourself In this chapter of T.J. Hoisington’s “If you think you can!” we focus on the challenge of defining what is the best of ourselves. Getting to that definition is a challenge in itself. We need to ask what is the best of myself, why do I want … Continue reading The Best of You
I recently finished reading T.J. Hoisington’s “If You Think You Can!” for the third time in as many weeks. I have a feeling I will be reading this one many more times over the next few years. I’m simply blown away by what I’m learning from it. I fully intended to write a nice little … Continue reading Embrace the Power of Your Decisions – Monday’s Movers