Impatience Destroys Goal Achievement

Rushing into action, you fail. Trying to grasp things, you lose them. Forcing a project to completion, you ruin what was almost ripe. Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching #64 Impatience, Anxiety, Fear, and other negative emotions are powerful levers that often drive us to “push for closure” on a problem before a viable solution is…

How Little Failures Can Lead to Big Results

We know from our prior discussions that failure is not something to be feared and that failures themselves are not the end of the road. Today I want to share some additional insights with you that relate to Failure and Self-Development. It’s been said that “Development follows Demand.” Think of any goal you want to accomplish…

Use Your Time Wisely

Life Lesson #15: Manage your time or it will manage you. Today’s lesson was inspired by Benjamin Franklin who said “Lost time is never found again.”   What Do You Think? Do you know how to spend your time wisely? When you get overwhelmed with a lot of things to do (be it for school,…

Dress For Success

Life Lesson #14: Show respect for yourself by dressing nicely.  Today’s lesson was inspired by poet Richard Eberhart who said, “Style is the perfection of a point of view.”   What Do You Think? There’s a famous saying that goes ‘the clothes make the man.’ Perhaps this is true, perhaps not. To be honest with you…

Got Problems? Don’t Panic!

Lesson 2: When faced with a problem, rather than act rashly and increase your odds of doing something stupid, instead THINK and ACT from a position of wisdom. Today’s Life Lesson was inspired by Douglas Adams (Author of The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy): “Don’t Panic.” What This Means to You We face new challenges…