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Do You Ever Feel Like a Fraud?
Imagine you had a safe with $5,000,000.00 in it…and this safe had a combination lock that required 6 numbers to open… How much would a tiny slip of paper with those 6 numbers mean to you? Today, I am offering you a slip of paper with those 6 numbers on it. However, before I share […]
Useful or Useless: Which are You?
“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make a difference that you have lived and lived well.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson We are living links in a chain of wisdom, handed down through history. One axiom developed in that […]
How You Do Anything…Is How You Do Everything
Let’s cut right to the chase, you make hundreds of decisions every day. Some matter more than others. But committing to excellence is one of the most important decisions you will ever make in terms of your life’s success. Excellence is a quality, a standard, and it will become the expected norm once you embrace […]
The Difference Between a Reason and an Excuse
IF YOU’RE FEELING a little emotionally fragile, you may want to read this one later. Or never. Don’t say you weren’t warned. I have a confession to make… I’m pretty fed up with all the thumb suckers in this world… I’m talking about the people who are constantly whining, complaining, rationalizing and justifying why their […]
Pound. Grind. Deliver.
Hey You. Yeah…I’m talking to you. You’re Pregnant. That’s right… No matter how you look at it…you’re pregnant! Your hopes, dreams, goals and ideas…they’re your baby. Your responsibility is to the new life growing inside you. That movie that’s gestating inside you? That’s your baby. Same goes for… That novel. That album. That new business. […]
The Unforgettable Lesson I Learned From a Chicken
“Have you ever noticed that everyone driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone driving faster is a maniac?” George Carlin “Why did the chicken cross the road?” is a common riddle joke…with the answer being “to get to the other side”. This is an example of anti-humor, in that the curious setup of […]
Kicking Butt Before Kicking The Bucket
IF YOU CAME here looking for a cute list of things to do before you kick the bucket…you’ve come to the wrong place. The fact is, putting together your Bucket List is a simple and easy process requiring no more than pen, paper (keyboard) and creative daydreaming. Ticking those items off the list however, is […]
Life is short and it’s up to you to make it sweet. The truth is…we’re all playing a high stakes game of one and done as you have exactly one life in which to do everything you’ll ever do. There are no second chances, no mulligans, no reset buttons. All you can do is live […]
Grow A Pair
This message is not about building biceps. It’s about shrinking balls. In the spirit of calling a spade a spade…we’ve become a society of soft, wimpy, fearful, politically correct, entitlement driven, hyper-sensitive and convenience-addicted weenies. I am not of this tribe. I loathe mediocrity. I find excuse making revolting…and, I believe many parents and institutions […]