Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing. | Thomas Edison
Jim (not his real name) is good at what he does. He is an accomplished entrepreneur and writer with a…Continue
That’s the way life is…Continue
Hard work will not always equate to success. You can put up a good fight and still lose. There are just some things that, for whatever reason, we have to carry with us.
You shouldn’t ever assume to know the truth…Continue
Change is not overcoming inertia as much as it is redirecting, guiding, tweaking what already is and what has already happened. We must believe that we can make choices and that those choices can alter the future. | Max McKeown
Newton's First Law of Motion—sometimes referred to as the Law of Inertia—states that an object at rest stays at…Continue
It is okay to hate the process, yet love the outcomes. Work the process and enjoy your outcomes. ~ Jen McDonough Click to Tweet
I hate running, yet I love being an Ironman triathlete. I hate writing, yet I love being an Amazon top 100 author of three books. I hate budgeting, yet I LOVE having paid of over $212,000 worth of debt and medical expenses in just 48…Continue
Joy, peace, and contentment is not reliant upon outside factors, it comes from within no matter what outside factors face us. ~ Jen McDonough Click to Tweet
When we are miserable inside, it is easy to blame our outside circumstances for our problems.
Learning to find inner…Continue
Are you lacking energy and motivation to accomplish your goals? Then, take these 3 simple steps to get moving again:
For the rest of this article, see…Continue
When we are in the depths of adversity it is hard to see our way out as many times our journeys are filled with pain, fear, embarrassment, shame, etc. While it is easy to see that others are struggling and what their problems are, it is often difficult to see where our own problems stem from. Embracing our reality and then taking steps to move forward is vitally important, however learning how to snatch our outcomes is key way we can create the ideal life we all…Continue
Stepping into your fears will bring you to the most thrilling achievements in your life. ~ Jen McDonough Click to Tweet…Continue
Scott Speight is the guest of this episode. Scott, like most of us, is a very common man struggling with many of the same issues that we might have. He doesn't claim to be perfect and he certainly doesn't have all the answers. Scott has been fortunate in his life to make a ton of mistakes and fail at a lot of things. Yes, he did say fortunate. You see, Scott believes that the only way to be successful at anything you do, is to fail a few times…Continue
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One of the ways we use to avoid our problems was to stay busy. When our finances fell apart, our family was booked back to back every night of every week of endless activities. It was almost as if we were escaping our realities if we just crammed one more thing on top of our already busy schedule.
Being "busy" leads to scarcity in our resources - living intentional leads to…Continue
It's Monday again! While most of the world is struggling to stay focused and feeling blurry eyed and dreary today, my hope is that you are taking strides to create the life you desire.
The great thing about falling on our faces is that we can overcome average into becoming great. ~ Jen McDonough Click to Tweet…Continue
Welcome to 'Monday Mastery' with Brian Holmes! Each Monday morning, we provide you a video segment that is designed to encourage, motivate, challenge, and develop you as a leader and influencer. In this segment, Brian begins a new series on Time Mastery. In…
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Welcome to 'Monday Mastery' with Brian Holmes! Each Monday morning, we provide you a video segment that is designed to encourage, motivate, challenge, and develop you as a leader and influencer. In this segment, Brian continues series on Time Mastery. In this…
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I get questions from readers all the time about all kinds of financial situations they need help dealing with. They run the gamut from simple questions about budgeting to very detailed problems dealing with losing a business, …Continue
Overweight people often get stigmatized as lazy and lacking discipline,” said UCLA’s Aaron Blaisdell in a statement. “We interpret our results as suggesting that the idea commonly portrayed in the media that people become fat because they are lazy is wrong. Our data suggest that…Continue
Want success? Quit complaining and go get it. Your actions and attitudes
will determine your success. Click to Tweet
When life gets down, it is very difficult to look past the impossible to look at what is possible. Asking ourselves what CAN we do when hopeless situations come our way can lead us to doing the impossible.
May this Motivational Monday quote give you the boost you need to work through any obstacles that come your way:
Anything is POSSIBLE in both life and career if you have…