The simple truth is, you can’t have it, just because you want it. You’ll hear a lot of people say, “you can have it, if you want it”. If you believe it, you can achieve it. That’s why motivational speakers do so well because people that listen to them are searching for anything to latch onto. Anything but the truth.
All of the self-help guru’s talk about how getting up from failures is what makes a person successful. It sounds a lot sexier than it is. I offer practical steps to help you “stand up” again, in the midst of failure.
I took a break from blogging… I find that time away from something, especially things I’m passionate about is a good thing. It gave me time to re-establish my purpose.
So that’s it. I tried it for two weeks and had good results, but decided to go back to a more balanced diet, that includes meat and dairy products. There are however, some lessons I learned along the way.
What is free, available to all, and immeasurably valuable, yet used improperly by some leaders?
You see it everyday in the media. It’s very apparent, maybe today more then ever, that words matter. This lesson is learned very young in life and extends into adulthood. It’s become such a normal part of life to hear negative words, that we often tell people to “have a thick skin” and “just ignore it”. Even positive words can be dangerous. That’s when we caution people with phrases like, “don’t get a big head” or “that person only wants one thing from you”. Having said that, people should develop within themselves a certain level of spiritual fortitude, where they draw their value from God and not man. But that’s not all we should do regarding positive and negative words. Read on for some ways leaders can use words more effectively.
There are a lot of ways to lead a team. Usually leaders will develop a style that matches their own strengths, as they pursues goals. Each goal reached is a victory used to catapult the team to another level. By utilizing various techniques, good leaders influence their teams to expected ends. There are 5 things leader must do everytime in order to maximize their effectiveness and be part of a winning team.
I have been doing some research on the benefits of going vegan. I have to be honest, it’s not about the animals or the environment, it’s all about my health. So now, I’m trying it. I’d love to do this until Thanksgiving, but I decided to do a two week test and see how I feel. So far, I have had some shocking results. Read on for my thoughts, as I begin week 2.
A promise is something that elicits a strong emotional response. Your promise enables people to believe in you, only to have their hopes shattered when you fall short. During the sermon on the mount, Jesus reminds us that we should not make promises at all, for any reason. Simply because we have no idea if we will be able to keep them.