Posted on July 29, 2015

The Indefatigable One

The indefatigable one is tireless. Relentless. Persistent. Unstoppable. The indefatigable one is never defeated. Never broken. Never without hope. Never short of options. The indefatigable one isn’t hindered by circumstances. Isn’t ...

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Posted on July 26, 2015

If You Can’t Take the Heat

There’s an old saying that, “if you can’t take the heat, get out of the kitchen.” The inference is that when life gets tough, it’s time to escape, to run away, to avoid the pain. It’s the way so many people live, but is it the most resourceful? ...

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Posted on July 23, 2015

Excited and Daunted (Mostly Daunted)

One of the books that I’m currently reading is Bill Bryson’s brilliantly funny “A Walk in the Woods.” Before he set out on his adventure along the Appalachian Trail that is the subject of the book, he described his situation as, “exciting and ...

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Posted on July 20, 2015

Do You Take Dictation, Or Are You Writing the Script?

The remaining pages of your life, career and circumstances are yet to be written, and chances are that if you don’t take charge and write the script yourself, others will do it for you. Their intentions for your life may be noble, but the outcome ...

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Posted on July 17, 2015

10 Things You Should Never Stop Looking For

I can be accused of being a bit absent-minded sometimes.  I get lost in my own little world and forget what I was doing, which means that I am often looking for things around the house or office, not sure where I left them last. My keys, my ...

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Posted on July 14, 2015

Talent Doesn’t Matter, Impact Does

As I look back on my life, I can see a long, sad list of occasions when I tried (and failed miserably) to get by solely reliant on talent. From as early as grade 4, each of my teachers could have cut and pasted the phrase “must try harder” ...

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Posted on July 8, 2015

Move From “I Can’t” to “I Did”

When it comes to living our dreams, I hear a lot people say, “I can’t.” They come up with a range of seemingly reasonable excuses. If that’s you, I want to encourage a transition in your thinking. What if instead of saying, “I can’t” you ...

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Posted on July 5, 2015

There’s Still More To Be Done

You may have come a long way. You may look back with great satisfaction at your progress so far. But there’s still more to be done. You may have learned a lot over the years. You may be wiser and have more to offer than you once did. But ...

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