Since grade-school, I’ve heard this repeated over and over again, “You’re not good at this, you need to work hard and get better.” This might be the wrong way to think. Let me explain.Continue reading “One thing you can do to “Level-Up””
Last second plays and amazing comebacks capture our imagination, but what I saw last night in the SEC Championship game between Alabama and Georgia rang so true in my spirit that I’m still thinking about it. By the way, I’m a die hard Auburn fan – Class of ’92. Continue reading “Hurts. So Good!”
These are the minimum requirements to be average.
#Relentless #TimGrover #YouCanDoMore
If I have heard it once, I have heard it a million times. You have not because you ask not. As if something will magically appear out of thin air just because you ask for it. Maybe it can, it just depends on how you ask. Continue reading “Have Not?”
Fixed Mindset: I don’t get paid enough.
Growth Mindset: What can I do to earn more?
There is always another step, another wall, and a new path. We never have to settle for the way things are. Choose to grow!
I’m not finished with Mindset by Carol Dweck and I can already recommend it!
Keep pressing toward the mark,
Half-full, half-empty, or just a glass with water in it? Maybe better to ask, where did the glass come from and who poured the water?
- Half-full runs off a cliff at full speed thinking everything is going to be great.
- Half-empty hides in a cave, paralyzed by fear, missing countless opportunities.
- Just a glass with water becomes cynical and apathetic.
Eleanor Rigby, wearing a face that she keeps in a jar by the door – who is it for? I love this old Beatles tune 🙂 We have all been tempted at some point to wear a mask to fit in, achieve a goal, or maybe avoid rejection. Don’t do it.Continue reading “Face in a Jar”
Ever see the movie Ice Age : The Meltdown? Remember the part where Ellie, a 6 ton mammoth, truly believed she was an opossum… ridiculous, right!? I believe it happens far too often. Folks are brain-washed into believing I can’t, I’m not good enough, or I ________. Jump, you just might find out you have wings.
I heard a fantastic sermon yesterday (here is the link). Very practical guide to help you stop believing you are an opossum.
- Start where you are
- Use what you have
- Do what you can