April 24, 2008
In my own personal journey to feel more peaceful and love what I do, I’ve learned a few things that may help you in yours:
First, there is an inner wisdom in each of us that we can easily lose touch with. The culture we live in values celebrity over service, popularity over love and respect, and dollars over abundance. With this culture shouting in your face, it’s no mystery why you can’t hear the soft-spoken truth from your soul.
Second, there is no magic bullet. No one technique or tool will address every challenge you face. What is required is a willingness to stop and listen. Invite your soul to speak to you. Don’t require it to. Simply create space in your awareness for wisdom to show up.
Third, consistency trumps strategy every day of the week. A mediocre plan executed consistently will always beat the perfect plan never begun.
There are structures that can support your inner inquiry. If you have the willingness to ask questions and listen for answers, I recommend the eBook, Feel More Peaceful & Love What You Do.
September 12, 2006
I heard something the other day that I just can’t let go of. It’s an idea that’s stunning, yet so obvious, I can’t believe I haven’t come across it sooner…
Our thoughts are CURRENCY.
Let that sink in for a moment.
In other words, everything you think about you BUY.
We’ve all heard that what we focus on determines the results we get in life. That makes sense. If you want something badly enough, and you focus all your energy on getting it, you’ll very likely achieve it. Whereas if you don’t focus on getting it, you won’t.
But the currency metaphor takes this idea a bit further. It suggests that we even get the things we don’t want if we think about them long enough.
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May 2, 2006
Napoleon Hill’s classic Think and Grow Rich! continues to be a top-seller in the field of personal development ever since it’s publication in 1937. As you read it, it’s impossible not to notice its indelible stamp on the work of all of today’s top coaches, sales consultants, and inspirational speakers: Anthony Robbins, Stephen Covey, Brian Tracy, Wayne Dyer, etc.
At the urging of Andrew Carnegie, Hill spent 20 years interviewing 500 of the most successful people of his time–including Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, John D. Rockefeller, and Charles M. Schwab–incorporating what he learned from them into a comprehensive philosophy of personal achievement. And that 13-step philosophy is what he presents in this book.
As the title of the book implies, the philosophy’s main focus is money-making. But this step-by-step success formula can just as easily be applied to any goal, from changing careers to losing weight to finding a romantic relationship. Any goal you dare to dream can be made real using the principles Hill describes, as evidenced by the many people like you who’ve already done it.
There are some public domain versions of Think and Grow Rich! available on the Internet, but I recommend purchasing a copy. This is a book you will want to study and revisit again and again.
So I challenge you–read the author’s preface here, and see if you aren’t hooked.
Save time and go to the source of all modern personal development literature. Get your hands on this book ASAP.
December 15, 2005
Let’s consider three approaches to life:
1. Making things happen
2. Watching things happen
3. Waiting for things to happen to you
We all adopt each of these approaches at various times in our life, but most of us have one approach that we tend to use the majority of the time. Which one do you use most often?
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