Weeding Out Your Bad Habits

  The best cure for one’s bad tendencies is to see them in action in another person. Alain de Botton Everyone does things that can be annoying or that others may find troublesome. Sometimes, we even have a habit that is irritating to us (even though we are the one doing it), but we find […]

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Hate Your Job? Try This Instead…

  When we don’t know who to hate, we hate ourselves. Chuck Palahniuk  (Invisible Monsters)   If you are feeling like a lot of people, you may be unhappy or dissatisfied with your job. Eventually, you may find a job that you love, but what do you do in the mean time? How can you […]

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Musings + #Affirmations: I make up for lost time by being efficient

   Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin. Mother Teresa   Affirmation: I make up for lost time by being efficient. I agree with the saying that “time waits for no one.” Past experiences have shown me the folly of procrastinating and wasting time. Now, my focus on […]

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What Are You Worth?

  Never forget that once upon a time, in an unguarded moment, you recognized yourself as a friend. Elizabeth Gilbert Although we have been taught otherwise, our worth cannot be derived by looking into the heart, or even the eyes of another. Nor can it be excavated from their words. It can only be discovered […]

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How to Motivate Yourself Intrinsically

 Get going. Move forward. Aim High. Plan a takeoff. Don’t just sit on the runway and hope someone will come along and push the airplane. It simply won’t happen. Change your attitude and gain some altitude. Believe me, you’ll love it up here. Donald Trump Intrinsic motivation can help you live better and get more […]

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What If Much of What You Think You Know about Success is Incorrect?

   Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.”  Albert Einstein Sometimes it isn’t about what you do not know. Often, it is more a matter of being mistaken about the things you are dead certain are true. Misconceptions create challenges for all of us. So, what if your […]

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Speak Up for Your Business & Change the World (Guest Post by @Michelle_Mazur)

A presentation that doesn’t seek to make change is a waste of time and energy. Seth Godin   Communication can change the world in fact it already does. Every time you have a chance to open your mouth and address a room of people, you have a huge opportunity to make an impact, to do […]

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Calm the Chaos

  If chaos is a necessary step in the organization of one’s universe, then I was well on my way. Wendelin Van Draanen (Flipped) Becoming more organized comes with many benefits. Perhaps the greatest of these is the ability to turn days filled with chaos into days of focus, effectiveness, and productivity. Stress has a very negative […]

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Musings + Affirmations: The experiences of others teach me wisdom.

  The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool. William Shakespeare  (As You Like It ) Affirmation: The experiences of others teach me wisdom. I know that knowledge comes from experience, and I respect the knowledge gained by those who have past experiences I can learn […]

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Revenge: A Fool’s Errand…

  “I don’t want tea,” said Clary, with muffled force. “I want to find my mother. And then I want to find out who took her in the first place, and I want to kill them.” “Unfortunately,” said Hodge, “we’re all out of bitter revenge at the moment, so it’s either tea or nothing.” Cassandra […]

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The Heart of Leadership: Musings

    Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be. Ralph Waldo Emerson What is Leadership? When we think, or speak of leadership, we think of our core beliefs, values, and leading from our hearts. There is a connection that needs to be uppermost in our […]

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Simple Startegies to Conserve Your Mental Energy

  Don’t mistake activity with achievement. John Wooden We seem to accept the fact that we have a limited amount of physical energy. But we seem to forget that we also have a limited amount of mental energy as well. The best chess players in the world tend to be on the downhill slide around the […]

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Get Unstuck! Journal

  He had begun the diary less as a record of his life (for whom and why? What life?) than as a regular and self-indulgent exploration, a means of makings sense of the past years, part catharsis, part comforting affirmation.  P.D. James (The Children of Men)   A journal can serve as a wonderful tool for […]

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Musings + Affirmations: I accept compliments with grace and gratitude

I will be generous with my love today. I will sprinkle compliments and uplifting words everywhere I go. I will do this knowing that my words are like seeds and when they fall on fertile soil, a reflection of those seeds will grow into something greater. Steve Maraboli  (Life, the Truth, and Being Free) Affirmation: […]

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