Posted on November 20, 2014

Setting Yourself Up For Disappointment

It’s tempting to avoid experiencing disappointment. We aim to lose weight, read more books or become a better person, but we are flawed, imperfect and can be easily distracted. So year after year after year, when we consistently let ourselves ...

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Posted on November 19, 2014

Were You Born To Fit In, Or To Stand Out?

Were you born to be the same as everyone else? Are you a clone, a sheep a carbon copy? Is your destiny dependent on the decisions of others? Are you meant to be a small cog in a big wheel? Are you supposed to be anonymous, just another ...

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Posted on November 18, 2014

Talk is Cheap

It’s easy to make bold proclamations regarding your goals. It’s easy to tell us how you’re going to change the world. It’s easy to say, “I love you.” And it’s easy to say what you’re going to do tomorrow, next week or next year. Because talk ...

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Posted on November 18, 2014

If You Can Get an A, Don’t Settle For a B

If you can get an A, don’t settle for a B. If you can run around the block 5 times, don’t settle for 4. If you can build a mansion, don’t settle for a shack. If you can help 30 people, don’t settle for 25. If you can become an expert in your ...

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Posted on November 14, 2014

When the Animals Prayed – A Story About Our Calling

The lion looked to the heavens and prayed, “Dear God, help me to become the fiercest hunter on the savannah so that I can catch my dinner today.” The giraffe looked the heavens and prayed, “Dear God, help me to reach high for the juiciest leaves ...

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Posted on November 13, 2014

Is There Such a Thing as a Job For Life Any More?

There was a time when a young person would finish school, start a job in a particular industry (most likely the same one as dad’s) and work there for life. The same factory, the same office, the same commute and the same boss, until the age ...

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Posted on November 12, 2014

Roses Come With Thorns

You can’t pick a rose without risking being pricked by its thorns. But a rose is still worth the risk. You can’t get honey without risking being stung by bees. But the honey is still worth it. You can’t taste victory without risking the ...

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Posted on November 11, 2014

The Greatest Tragedy In Life Is Not Death…

In the past couple of days, the world lost a giant of a man when preacher and motivational speaker Dr Myles Munroe was tragically killed in a plane crash in his native Bahamas. He was an extraordinary individual who dedicated his life to inspiring ...

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