Do you have someone in your life, willing to have the hard conversations with you? Point out things that others are afraid to say aloud? I am really blessed to have a couple of those people in my life who point out when I am being biased, or too emotional or irrational. These friends pull … Continue reading Exposing the True Costs of Poor Judgment and Bad Behaviors
I was feeling like this guy but I wasn't smiling. Beware of the open ended project. The one with no deadline. The one that you think about for weeks on end. The one that you throw up in the air and create strategies around it to keep it alive and well. The one you KNOW … Continue reading Was I Trying to Set My Brain on Fire?
I admire people who choose not to drink or eat certain foods until they begin to instruct others to follow their particular regimen. This was a quote that I fell in love with the minute I saw it, from consultant, author and speaker Alan Weiss. I believe that we need to make choices that work … Continue reading The Importance of Developing a Personal Philosophy
When I was a child, I remember both my mother and grandmother giving me a thick, viscous, malt-based concoction on a spoon daily. It was "good for me" I was told. There was no evading it. It was poured and administered - spoon immediately in mouth - I had no choice but to swallow it … Continue reading Embrace the Hand You’re Dealt
People love to use the phrase 'the truth shall set you free' especially if they're trying to get some juicy gossip out of you :). And for more serious matters they might use as a warning -'what's done in darkness WILL come to light!' (Be very afraid...) Many of us are not as truthful as … Continue reading Some interesting “truths” – no one is exempt 🙂
Personally this has to be one of the most effective techniques I have tried in keeping a steady focus on my goals and maintaining a high level of personal motivation!