Archive for June 2015

Promise of Hope: How to Recover From Failure

  Image Courtesy of Hanna K. https://flic.kr/p/dy59SD So you have failed. Not just a fear of failure, but an actual failure, what do you do? Maybe you first business went belly up, or you tried for a promotion and didn’t get it, or your marriage broke up or you lost your job. Failure comes in all…

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Mindfulness and Meditation: My Experience

“Perfection of character is this: to live each day as if it were your last, without frenzy, without apathy, without pretence.” – Marcus Aurelius, Meditations Mindfulness is all the rage these days and you probably have heard of it from time to time in the media. I have only casually looked into this subject, but have…

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Take Imperfect Action

You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. – Wayne Gretzky My philosophy here on this site is to provide tools to people sitting the bench rather than playing in the game. Someone once advised me “If you want to swim with the fish, you need get in the middle of the stream.” The point…

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Following Your Passion

If you don’t build your dream, someone will hire you to help build theirs. – Tony Gaskin There is a lot of talk out there about finding your ‘Passion’ and following it. If you want to start a business, then follow your passion. I don’t subscribe to this notion, for the most part, because I…

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I’ll believe it when I see it

You probably have heard the phrase “I’ll believe it when I see it.” This is an inherently pessimistic position, refusing to believe without seeing it first-hand. Still, it is my observation that many people go through life with this attitude, always skeptical. How do you take the first step towards following your passion? My take…

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