Entries Tagged as 'Aspirations'

Sunday, March 16th, 2014

20 Self-Confidence Traps Holding Smart People Back

by Barrie Davenport

“The moment you doubt whether you can fly,
you cease forever to be able to do it.”
―Peter Pan
Do you ever feel like a duck stuck in white water, paddling furiously and never getting any closer to where you want to go?  The goals and dreams you have just aren’t coming together, and you’re not […]

Monday, March 10th, 2014

30 Must-Do’s While You’re Young Enough to Read This

“Yesterday is gone.  Tomorrow has not yet come.
We have only today.  Let us begin.”
―Mother Teresa
This morning I received a new thank you email from a reader named Claire.  She said our blog and book helped motivate her while she was fighting cancer over the past 18 months.  Although her entire email was both heartbreaking and […]

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

40 Regrets You Don’t Want to Have in 40 Years

Stop wasting time regretting what you did a year ago.  Start doing what you have to do now, so that in a year’s time you won’t regret what you did today.

This morning, like he has every morning for the last decade, my 86-year-old grandfather picked a fresh wild flower on his morning walk and took […]

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

20 Things that Belong On Everyone’s TO-DON’T List

Your greatest fear should not be of failure,
but of succeeding in life at all the wrong things.
This morning as Angel and I were driving to meet a coaching client, another driver a few cars in front of us tossed a large disposable cup out the window.  Suddenly, a motorcycle directly in front of us pulled […]

Sunday, February 16th, 2014

15 Things You Must Give Up to Be Happy Again

Giving up doesn’t always mean you’re weak; sometimes it simply means you are strong enough and smart enough to let go.

Last week Angel and I received a new thank you email from a reader named Kevin.  He said our blog and book helped him and his wife Laura maintain a positive, intentional mindset as they […]

Sunday, February 9th, 2014

7 Little Mistakes that Steal Your Happiness

by Peter Shallard
As the Shrink for Entrepreneurs I work with people who are notorious seekers of freedom and happiness.  They march to the beat of their own drum and have figured out ingenious strategies for being the masters of their own destinies.
The poem Invictus, by William Ernest Henley, best sums up the tenacious spirit and […]

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

25 Things You Need to Stop Wasting Time On

“Dost thou love life?  Then do not squander time,
for that’s the stuff life is made of.”
―Benjamin Franklin
This morning I received a thank you email from a reader named Hope.  She said our blog and book helped motivate her through an arduous recovery process following a serious car accident last year.  Although her entire story was […]

Sunday, February 2nd, 2014

9 Signs You’re Going to Die Happy

Everyone dies, but not everyone truly lives.

Last week, at my friend Haley’s funeral, her husband stood up to deliver her eulogy and said, “Life is the leading cause of death, and Haley LIVED her life, passionately.  She died doing what she loved to do.  If she didn’t do what she loved, she may not have […]

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

10 Painfully Obvious Truths Everyone Forgets Too Soon

The truth does not cease to exist when it is ignored.

You know how you can hear something a hundred times in a hundred different ways before it finally gets through to you?  The ten truths listed below fall firmly into that category – life lessons that many of us likely learned years ago, and have […]

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

9 Ways to Never Regret Another Day of Your Life

“If only…”  These two little words paired together
create one of the saddest phrases imaginable.
Last week, in the last few hours of my cousin Jamie’s life, she told me her only regret was that she didn’t appreciate every year with the same passion and purpose that she has had in the last two years, after she […]