Everyday is a chance for you to succeed. Mondays are an opportunity for people to set expectations for the week and implement tweaks to strategies that didn’t work last week. Controlling items in your scope is the way you contribute to personal success. Once you start executing on the pieces of your life you control, … More Monday Motivation – Control What You Can Control, and Call on the Universe for the Rest
In my 20’s, people would regularly say to ‘work smarter, not harder.’ My brain was not able to process the concept, the very thought that working ‘smarter’ was more valuable than hard work seemed illogical. Now, in my 30’s, I still disagree with the concept. There is merit to working smarter, but it should be … More Grind, Grow, Go – Work Harder and Smarter Everyday
Dreams should scare the crap out of you. A dream should be so big that it makes you feel uncomfortable to say it out loud. Once you have the dream, start creating attainable goals. Combine several goals, and dreams start to become realities. As this happens, your dreams should get bigger. The key to all … More Monday Motivation – Dream Big and Work Hard Enough to Make it Real
As I sat in my office this morning, a red bird landed on my front porch. A slight smile came across my face as the bird sat on the porch. Red birds always remind me of my brother and the reason my personal unlikely success story began. In the future, my hope is to write … More Monday Motivation – Remember Why You Started
Everyday offers a chance to correct flawed thinking and progress toward building your future. Each of us has the opportunity to attack the day. Days are opportunities to showcase skills and learn new ones. Try not to let time pass without progressing, since we really never know when it might be the last one. This … More Monday Motivation – Build Your Skills
Is failing at something truly a failure? The way you choose to look at anything and everything determines whether you failed or not. Rethink your failures to focus on what growth occurred and how you gained from it. Attempt to train your mind to analyze objectively and remove emotional attachments. We all lose, we do … More Failure Isn’t Failure, Lose and Move On
Pain can lead to the greatest joy. In order to get that joy, you have to persevere. Dark moments are part of living but so are incredibly bright ones. We have to work through the pain. Do not run from it. Embrace the pain and turn it into an opportunity to improve your situation.
Evaluating yourself is difficult. Honestly assessing what you did or did not achieve can be uplifting or deflating, but it’s very necessary. A true internal discussion of your constant development can help you grow beyond limitations. Intentionally working on a self-evaluation creates great self awareness. Gather a listing of your professional or personal goals A … More Conduct Thorough Self-Evaluations