“Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future but from wanting to control it.” – Khalil Gibran In our modern world and economy where people consistently leave jobs, lose jobs, fear financial insecurity, and struggle with workplace issues that lead to burnout and exhaustion, we often find ourselves face to face with uncertainty […]
“Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.” – Norman Vincent Peale, The Power of Positive Thinking. There is a secret that many people have that is never discussed and has a huge impact on the quality of our life. We fear being or becoming impoverished. I grew up
“He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.” – Muhammad Ali While standing on the platform at 181st Street in Manhattan waiting for the A train to take me downtown, I noticed someone had written on the grubby tile RISK. It felt like a message from an unknown entity.
“There is no passion to be found in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” — Nelson Mandela Since my earliest years I was always in search of better. A better life, a better job, a better relationship, and most importantly, a better me. I know I’m
Being fearless is not the absence of fear, but the courage to take the next step.- Jacqueline Wales Ten years ago, I wrote and published The Fearless Factor, a deeply personal story that spoke to the fears and uncertainties of my life, and the challenges faced in growing up to become more confident and capable of building
“The first step to being self-reliant is to objectively identify and face your fears.” – Gary C. Laney Yesterday, I had the honor of joining my friend and colleague Gary C Laney on his virtual book tour for Strategic Influence: 10 Success Factors of Highly Influential Leaders with several outstanding entrepreneurs Marques Ogden, Kimberly Carney Steven Shallenberger, Gary Kennedy and Somdutta Singh In his book,
“People with goals succeed because they know where they’re going.” — Earl Nightingale 17 years ago, a coach asked me to write my life story. I’d already done one version of an earlier part of my life in my novel When The Crow Sings, but this would be different. It would be focused on fear.
You can focus on things that are barriers or you can focus on scaling the wall or redefining the problem. Tim Cook There is a lot of talk about redefining how we work. Is it remote, hybrid or simply a return to the office? Do we simply keep doing what we’ve always done, or do
Are You Second Guessing Yourself? How many times a day do you ask yourself if you are making the right decision? Or maybe you need to check in and ask someone what they think before you decide? Perhaps you decide only to stop yourself from taking action because you’re not sure if it’s the right
FAIL BETTER Very few people are comfortable with failure. It carries a stigma that perhaps we are not good enough, that we don’t have the skills or talents, and we are somehow incompetent. It could not be further from the truth. Our failures are steppingstones to whatever dream or goal we desire, and sometimes we