Today can be another day of delay, or it can be your Breakthrough

Here’s something that I’ve noticed both in myself and in others who come to classes or workshops.  We say we want our dream to come true, or to reach some goal.  And then… we get side-tracked.  Sometimes those ways we get side-tracked are actually Delay Tactics.  What are Delay Tactics?  They are actions and beliefs, usually subconscious, that are designed to keep us firmly planted exactly where we are, in comfortable smallness.  We use them instead of risking ourselves to go to our next level, whatever or wherever that might be. 

Here are 5 Delay Tactics that I’ve seen myself and others use… Continue reading

5 Minutes on… Rejection

What to Do When It Feels Like Life Has Handed You A Rejection — A Conversation with Joel Fotinos & August Gold

Recently, I sat down with August and we had a short conversation about what to do when you feel like Life has handed your a rejection.  We tell a story about when we experienced a rejection, and how we turned a rejection into a success!

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Think & Grow Rich Thursdays

 “When opportunity comes, it often appears in a different form, and from a different direction than one expects.  That is one of the tricks of opportunity.  It has a sly habit of slipping in by the back door, and often it comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat.  Perhaps this is why so many fail to recognize opportunity.”

— Napoleon Hill

taken from Think and Grow Rich Every Day — HERE

Just Because You Are Good At Something Doesn’t Mean You Should Do It

Are you living your passion?

Traveling around the country, talking to people about their passion and purpose, I often hear people say about their job, “well, I don’t love to do it, but I’m good at it, so maybe I should just keep doing it.”

That might sound reasonable, but in reality it’s a way that we use to stay comfortable, to avoid risk, to not take any chances.  But what if the reverse was also true?  What if just because you are good at something, it doesn’t mean you should do it?  And more importantly, to borrow a line from my brilliant friend Tama Kieves, what if you realized that since you are good at something you don’t love, you might just very well be great at something you do love?

And even more… Continue reading