I often write about the importance of a positive self-image, and how it’s important to have confidence in yourself. But where is the line between confidence and arrogance? I’ll tell you. But first, let’s define the two. confidence – (noun) the feeling or belief that one can rely on someone or something; firm trust. arrogance – … More Confidence vs Arrogance
The other day I heard the story of a lady that had been stuck in one place in her life because of an event that happened to her over 38 years prior. 38 YEARS! For the last 38 years her life has stalled because she gave someone else control. Why are we so quick to … More Are You Stuck?
This is a question that I ask myself NUMEROUS times every day. Something doesn’t work out like I intended…”so what?” Someone is completely rude, inconsiderate, disrespectful, etc…”so what?” I have to constantly stop and ask myself that question because for the longest time throughout my life, I would immediately respond emotionally. It’s part of how … More So What?
Like most people, there are times when being positive and motivated can be a struggle for me. This is the reason I’ve got “How to Win Friends and Influence People” in my car stereo, John Maxwell audio books in my office, daily motivational emails…you get the idea. Today I was having one of those moments, … More Are You REALLY Ready?
So many people wish life was easier, with less challenges and obstacles but without challenges, life becomes stagnant and we stop growing. Challenges help us uncover who we are and it allows us to become better people. Let’s examine a very simple 4-step method to overcoming challenges. First, state the problem clearly. When we are … More Easy Peasy
In a recent blog, I posted about “dreaming like a kid” again. It was about going back to the days when everything we did was rooted in imagination and discovery instead of self-doubt, insecurity, and fear. Taking a closer look at that, the most common question we’re faced with before we take a risk or … More What If I Fail?
We spend a lot of time waiting for, looking for, or just hoping to stumble across our next bigger “opportunity.” But what does opportunity look like? Will we even recognize it should it appear? In “Think and Grow Rich,” author Napoleon Hill says: “That is one of the tricks of opportunity. It has a sly … More Knock, Knock