If I talk a lot about reading, it’s probably because of the life changing encounters I have had with great books. One incident that particularly stands out happened two decades ago. I was about eight years old at the time. … Continued
In the course of my personal evolution, I have found that one certain way to remain on the cutting edge is by purposefully seeking God’s wisdom and allowing Him to download specific strategies and resources into my mind. That’s exactly … Continued
The first quarter of 2016 is gone. To put things in perspective, that’s a total of 91 days or 2, 184 hours of your life that you’ll never have back! Do you think you have invested the first 91 days … Continued
We can only be happy to the degree to which we are thankful. And we all have something to be grateful for, even now. Don’t wait until everything is in perfect alignment – that is putting the cart before the horse. It is gratitude – founded on the pillars of faith, hope and love – that actually helps to set things in proper alignment.
If we’re going to succeed and make significant progress in life, especially as leaders, we must learn to keep our fears to ourselves and share our inspiration with others. In other words, don’t infect others with your fear; inspire them … Continued
On a dangerous seacoast notorious for shipwrecks, there was a crude little life-saving station. Many lives were saved by this brave band of men who faithfully worked as a team in and out of the life-saving station. Over time, the station that was once obscure and crude and virtually insignificant began to grow and its objectives began to shift. It transformed into a sort of a clubhouse, an attractive building for public gatherings. Saving lives, feeding the hungry, strengthening the fearful, and calming the disturbed rarely occurred anymore.
Take a step today. Whatever the project is, start today. Start clearing out a drawer of your desk… today. Start setting your first goal… today. Start listening to something motivational… today. Start putting money in your new “investment for fortune” account…today. Write a long-overdue letter… today. Anyone can! Even an uninspired person can start reading inspiring books. Get some momentum going on your new commitment for the good life. Go all out! Break away from the downward pull of gravity.
We have heard so much about making a difference in our world that we probably don’t need more motivational talk. What we need is decisive action springing up from a foundation of self awareness. This is because you must first … Continued