Remember the story of the Little Engine that Could? How he kept fighting and never gave up. even when he himself questioned his ability to pull the rest of the train.
But all the while kept repeating, " I think I can". So simple and yet so true. How many times do we have to look deep within ourselves for the motivation to keep going? How many times do we question our own ability and wonder if we really can accomplish our goals. This week don't give up. Be like the Little En
Many times, when we talk, our conversations are filled with “if” - If only I did this... If only I said that... If only.... If only forces us to live in the past and often with regret. That doesn't serve us. This week let’s try something different, lets focus on the future and the possibilities that face us. Let’s change the language from "if only" to "What If?" What if I made my calls? What if I followed my schedule? What if I followed up with that client/customer? What if
When a baby bird is learning to fly it has no safety net. So, to protect itself, it begins by taking small hops so it can learn how to flutter its wings. It then it begins to take small flights to nearby branches, slowly expanding its distance until it is fully ready to fly farther. The baby bird has learned that in order to fly it doesn't need to soar immediately. The same is true for us; greatness is often born in the small steps. It is those smaller steps that allow us
So often we focus on tomorrow. We say and hear things like... There's always tomorrow or Tomorrows only a day away The fact is today is NOT tomorrow and today is all we really have. So stop worrying and focusing on tomorrow when you have 24 glorious hours right in front of you NOW. Your power lies in the here and now and what you choose to do with you today will impact your tomorrow, and tomorrow's tomorrow... So for today ( and ever day) focus on what you have right in fro
My friend and fellow Ninja, Erik Zimmerman shared that one of the keys to success is to do CPR - Consistency, Persistence and Resilience. So let's break it down: Consistency - what are you doing on a regular basis to achieve success? You don't need ot do everything and in fact it is better to do a few things at a high level than many thing at a mediocre one. Look at what really works for you and also what you enjoy and DO THAT consistently. Persistence - You CANNOT give up