Tag Archives: goals

Rent is Due.

I’ve heard it said, “Success is never owned; it is only rented – and the rent is due every day.”  People who are successful embrace the idea that the rent is due every day. I don’t think you ever arrive at a place called “success” and that’s it. Ironically, “successful” people are always re-adjusting their […]

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Secret Weapon.

I love what former Prime Minister of Israel, Golda Meir (1898 – 1978), once said, “Our secret weapon is NO ALTERNATIVE“. I see too many people give up on dreams. I see too many people give up on projects, careers, and goals way too prematurely. Sometimes we give up just before we get our breakthrough. […]

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The Thing About Potholes.

I’m one of those clueless drivers that seem to aim for the pothole even when I’m trying to miss it. Maybe I’m the only one that does that. Nevertheless, if I do hit that pothole it doesn’t deter or stop me from getting to my destination. The purpose of me being in the car, on […]

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Go Easy.

Don’t be too hard on yourself. Every little step you take FORWARD is a small goal achieved. Like I’ve said before, you may not be where you want to be, but you are a long way off from where you started. Celebrate ANY progress. Don’t wait to get perfect. You my friend, are a champion. […]

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He Did Tell Us. Some of Us Doubted.

“I told you all I was going to be No. 1, and I did just that.” – Usain Bolt Usain Bolt’s performance in his 100m sprint at the Olympics last week was freaky. 9.63 secs – an Olympic record. The man runs faster in slow motion than I do at normal speed! After the race, […]

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Air You.

Famous for being cut from his high school basketball team, Michael Jordan went on to become the greatest player of all time. Never one to let failure deter or demotivate him, Michael attributes his success to his failures. “I have missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I have lost almost 300 games. On […]

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The Secret To A Happy Life.

Chief Genius Albert Einstein said, “If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.” Why Albert, why? Because people will let you down; sometimes because they just do, & other times because we have high expectations of people, including friends & family. As for “things”, well…the […]

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The Simple Secret To Goals.

If you are still having trouble working out your goals or just can’t be bothered because you think it’s too overwhelming, here’s an idea. It’s something I read by speaker & author Michael Hyatt. You can read his blog here. “If you could fast forward to the end of 2012, how will your life be […]

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The David Strategy.

We all know the story of David & Goliath. It’s where the little dude kills the big dude with a sling shot. Pretty cool story. It’s actually true – you can find it in the bible in 1 Samuel chapter 17. As I was re-reading this story not long ago (I have some giants to […]

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How to Reach Your Destiny in One Easy Step

Despite all of the factors that affect our lives—like the kind of parents we have, the schools we attended, the part of the country we grew up in—none has as much potential power for affecting our futures as our ability to dream. Dreams are a projection of the kind of life you want to lead. […]

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