Criticism should not be seen as a bad thing
Failure Can Sometimes Teach You an Important Lesson
Did you see the Beijing Olympics, the World Cup Soccer or Wimbledon this year? Rarely are we privileged to witness such triumph and human spirit at its absolute best. How did all those athletes get motivated, especially the gold medalists and the winners? Was it the thought of the gold medal itself that kept them […]
Stand by Your Own Character
“I light my candle from their torches.” Robert Burton “Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.” Woodrow Wilson “The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.” Publius Syrus “A bold onset is […]
Motivation is something we all feed on. We need to be motivated to do our tasks.
We need to be inspired without that, it is very difficult to achieve anything that we are setting out to do.
If we put our minds to it, we can motivate ourselves to perform better. Self-motivation, as it is called, is a state of the mind.
To be able to inspire ourselves to do better, we have to condition ourselves to think that we can do better.
That is so true! There are so many times that we just let go of things just because we resign ourselves to our demotivated self.
We tell ourselves that we cannot do something, and then things really begin happening that way.
What is your most prized possession? Your car, maybe? A grand piano? A family heirloom? How would it be if you lost it? Unthinkable? Or no problem? I know it’s old hat to talk about the consumer society, but I think we sometimes lose sight of the fact that if we’re not careful it is […]
I love books – I have a library of ‘em! Being a collector of knowledge may be very rewarding, but I learned some time ago that the truth will not pop out of it. It will only lead to a search for more knowledge. Furthermore, knowledge will not change the quality of your life. It […]
Most of us have things in our lives we want to do, as well as those things we have to do.
Here are a few things to do to achieve life balance:
List Your Goals – List your goals and prioritize them from important to least important.
List Your Daily Schedule – List down your daily schedule and include the things you must do because they are a commitment
Prioritize Your Personal Goals with Equal Priority as Work Related Goals – Don’t minimize the time available to do the things you want to do, particularly if they are contributing to your life goals or wellbeing
Keep to the Schedule unless in an Emergency – Habits take around 3 weeks to form, so if you want your new approach to work and lifestyle to be maintained, you must stay at it
Brad Gosse discusses fear and how people let fear get in the way of their success.