Tag: Success

Fun is for LOSERS! If You Aren’t Miserable, You’re Doing it WRONG!

Today I have on my sassy pants because there’s a messy task ahead. Oh it will be a TON of fun, but messy. We are going to tip over some sacred cows like how fun is evil and misery is awesome. Granted I am from Texas and have heard stories of those miscreants who’ve sneaked …

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Is "Motivation" Useless? Are "Opportunities" Overrated?

I hear all the time that “motivational stuff” is crap, that cheerleading is useless, that all those books and speeches are there simply to take our money. What is success? Well, I don’t believe that success is worth giving up everything. Life and love are more important than being the best. And, to an extent …

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Persistence Prevails When All Else Fails—Being an Outlaster

We all have heard the saying, “DaVinci had the same 7 days and 24 hours.” I would actually make a different point. Folks like DaVinci, Mozart, Shakespeare actually had LESS time.

Life on Purpose—What to Do When Dreams & Goals Fizzle

We’re a few weeks out from the New Year and many of us are struggling. I don’t think I am saying anything crazy when I assert that most of us would LIKE to improve. We want to learn and grow and be better over time. No one dreams about being broke, stressed, overweight and unhappy. …

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Reduce Stress, Increase Joy & Productivity—Why Is Simple So HARD?

The weird paradox is that the more we let go, the more we can hold. We live in a world that tells us we can have it all. We can’t. Truth is, we can have it all, if we choose what is meaningful. BUT, there HAS to be a trade-off if we hope to do anything well (and remain sane).