A Short, But Powerful Blueprint For Creating The Life You Want
Do you have grit? In this article grit is broken down into four characteristics that are the possession of many of the most successful people on earth. Want to learn how to develop these qualities for yourself? Keep reading to see how…Self Confidence – Is It a Myth? Part 2
In part 1 I explored the definition of confidence via the Oxford dictionary and honed it down to be about belief and feeling. I also highlighted that feelings are pointers to the fact THAT we think and not personal to us.
Where is your energy being diverted to? How do you let it go and find your single focus?Your Life’s Bucket List
30 things to do before you’re 30. 100 things to do before you die. You’ve probably encountered expressions like these a number of times already. Everyone seems to have a bucket list of some kind. But why do people’s bucket lists seem to focus on the impossible, and what can you do to create a bucket list that will enrich your life?7 Essentials to Get Motivated
Lack of motivation or despondency is like a virus. It’s catching. It only needs one bad apple in a group with poor motivation and a bad attitude to suck the life out of a project, nullify the enthusiasm of the others in the group and bring the project to a faltering full-stop.Obstacles Illuminate the Path to Success
In his book, Meditations, Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius declared, “The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way.” He was referring to the obstacles which stand in the way of success to reveal the path ahead. Consider the following fable to underline this ideal.Achieving Extraordinary Things
Motivation can be an extremely powerful force. It can cause an ordinary person to achieve extraordinary things. Indeed, in a very real sense, the definition of an extraordinary person is an ordinary person who does extraordinary things.The Past Will Come Back To Haunt You If You Let It
One of the main things that comes to haunt us is our past. It is often times our inability to get over the past that leaves us stifled, stuck in depression, and wallowing in self pity. It is being stuck in the past that keeps us from moving forward and keeps us from missing out on our future blessing.4 Reasons You Fear Success
As humans, naturally, we all have fears. Beyond the common fears of spiders and snakes, we can also fear success.Taking Responsibility For Success – No Man Can Walk Out On His Own Story
We can find ourselves starting something that seems like a really good idea in the beginning only to find ourselves getting overwhelmed when things don’t quite go the way we want them to. When that happens do you just throw up your hands and walk away or do you stand and fight?Leave No Stone Unturned In Your Desire for Success
In an ancient Greek fable, the playwright Euripides conveys a story of an army general who buries a large treasure in his tent, following his defeat in battle. When the conquering general and his troops could not locate the treasure, they consulted the Oracle of Delphi who advised them to look under every stone. The conquering general returned to the site where the tent was situated, ordering his troops to search under every stone until the treasure was uncovered.Why Bother
I have written often about motivation, and having talked to many people, especially young people, who have so many ideas, but they never actually do anything. They are called ADD or lazy or not focused. I have found the ultimate reason is the attitude of; ‘Why bother?