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 Top Tips for A Purposeful Life
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 Top Tips on Percerverence: 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.
I came across this journal entry from about a year ago and want to share it with you. At the end I will comment on some things that have changed and been accomplished. Lately, I’ve been reading lots of books on confidence, motivation, success, achievement, accomplishment, accountability, etc, etc, etc… Now it’s time to start … Continue reading Odds & Ends – Lately, I’ve… as of a year ago.
Distractions: “A Day in the Life” by The Beatles "Woke up, fell out of bed Dragged a comb across my head Found my way downstairs and drank a cup And looking up I noticed I was late Found my coat and grabbed my hat Made the bus in seconds flat Found my way upstairs and … Continue reading Odds & Ends – Got up, wrote out my ToDo list for today, then…. life started to happen.
I can remind you to have faith in your goals, your plans, your process, and your progress, but what are some of the keys to developing faith? You could reflect on the most rewarding moments of your life, write down as much details about those experiences: the senses and feelings, the thoughts, the details. You … Continue reading Odds & Ends – Faith & Happiness
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
... to my multitude of interests! Start with taking a look at my ever growing Pinterest account which has 70 distinct boards with over 12,000 Pins, and I'm sure I could easily sub-categorize them even further into strong interests. I really believe that if I could split myself in 70 I could possibly find time to … Continue reading Odds & Ends – I Surrender…