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 first met Richard a little over a year ago when I was exploring the possibility of growing a local lifestyle magazine. He is the Executive Director of the QCNA, a group that oversees the success of most of the English & bilingual publications in Quebec. I came for some advice and guidance from the … Continue reading Monday’s Movers – Richard Tardif and Stop The Denial
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.
A little over a week ago, I started on a new journey of discovery. An exploration into purpose & passions, mindset & motivates, honesty & happiness, and a integrity filled self-description. For those of you who have read some of my articles in the past, you will understand when I say this journey actually started much … Continue reading Odds & Ends – “SUCCESSOGRAPHER” – What the heck is that?!?
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
... 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…
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
Now that I’m not watching as much TV, I find that the conversations & readings of that day come more readily to mind during day dreams, whereas they were only part of my sleepy dreams before… I haven’t been very good at remembering dreams in the past. Free the mind from passive input and big ideas grow. … Continue reading Day 16 – What I Want To Do- 30 Days to Clearly Defining It