“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are … [Read more...] about Who needs talent or an education?
School, work, the recession and fiscal cliff, hurricanes and global warming, elections and equal rights, status updates, and tweets, oh my! It all makes the world an extremely overwhelming place to be! Both personal and social challenges feel so big, and it turn, can make us feel small and … [Read more...] about You Are What You Think…Control Your Destiny
Of course, you have friends, but do you have a solid circle of friends who you can count on to encourage you when we’re down, inspire you when you’re lost, and to tell you the truth when you’re wrong? Most of us have lots of friends, and maybe like me, you have compartmentalized your friendships; … [Read more...] about Got friends? How to turn professional relationships into meaningful friendships
Confidence, in the right amount, can be an attractive, influential, and powerful quality. Just like adding spice to your favorite dish, too much is unpalatable, and too little has no impact. However, confidence comes easier to some than others. It was not too long ago, a passionate, smart, and … [Read more...] about 6 Ways to Increase your Confidence
Fear can be a powerful and paralyzing emotion. If you allow it, fear can be an obstacle to setting goals, fulfilling your dreams, and being adventurous. And yet, fear can also be a catalyst for action. I admit, I am afraid a lot of the time; I am afraid of failure, success, taking risks, trying new … [Read more...] about Are You Afraid? Use your fear to get into the arena
Having a strong support system is an essential tool for success! Too often we take for granted that our friends and families are going to be there for us. When you are making changes in your life for the better, you may find that some of the people in your circle don’t really have your … [Read more...] about Got crabs? Fine tuning your support system