Book Review: The Boy Who Never Gave Up by Stephen Curry What a beautiful story. Stephen exemplifies what we want all our kids to know... they can be whatever they want, if they never give up wanting it and work to get it. There's a second valuable lesson here... Follow your dreams with all your … Continue reading Persistence and Heart
I'm Getting There. I'm Getting There. I'm Getting There...This past few months have felt the busiest in recent memory and I often feel that my "To Do" list just keeps getting longer and longer. Every new project, activity, request is filled with blessings that I am so very grateful for, and yet I still feel … Continue reading Just Breathe
According the fine folks at WP, I've been blogging daily for over two years, 526 days straight, in fact, without missing a single day. Now, I don't know if that's a big deal in the blogging world, but it feels damn impressive to myself. So, along with the message of my up until now unbroken … Continue reading To Break My Streak Or Not???
Highlights from the previous week: Last week we dove into the imagualization process and found a focal point from which my truth can be accessed. I use that point in meditations now. It connects me to the universe. Here are a few of the things we learned during the process. Hope is a shared concept … Continue reading The 10th Step on The Ladder of Awareness
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.
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!