I woke up to hear the world’s wealthiest people added 1 trillion dollars to their coffers. Link: Bloomberg.com How is it that some have so much money and others have none? In fact, for some […]
"Spoken words are ephemeral but the written word is permanent. What most people, or at least the unsuccessful ones, are unaware of is that life gives us exactly what we ask from it."Currently rereading The Instant Millionaire : A Tale of Wisdom and Wealth by Mark Fisher
In business, as in sports, sometimes you must go around an obstacle to achieve your goal. According to NY Amsterdam News that is exactly what the black owned and operated Caribbean-based start-up airline did to […]
You are who you are. You just need to find where your talents can make a difference.
In other words, you must find where you fit.
Let me back up a bit.
The conversation that led to this epiphany began how it always starts – with gossip.
My daughter mentioned that a married couple, we both know, always spends their free time with each other. I thought, what a concept, right?
The observation triggered a thought about the husband’s former girlfriend and how she thought he was a loser and fat. She left him. Fast forward to the future.
I hung up the phone and immediately felt verklempt.
The caller told me someone recently helped him with his retirement fund. Now he wanted advice on the best way to continue receiving that help for cheap.
Insert -> Ah-Ha moment.
Imagine walking around all day with a song playing in your head – and no one is playing music nearby. Well, for some reason, the Universe deemed it necessary to share, and on repeat, the […]
Give your mind a project and she persists to find a solution long after your conscious mind forgot that you asked a question.
Why did you get you angry? (Ans.) Why do you want things to go your way? (Ans.) Why don’t you just do it yourself? (Ans.) Why would you let that stop you from your goal? (Ans.) […]
Who would you be if you didn’t care what others thought of you? Or better question, who are you when no one is looking? Do you know? Have you ever met her?
If you haven’t; is the masked woman hiding her the reason you haven’t achieved your life’s goals?
When we spend time trying to be everything to everyone we forfeit our true self and our dreams go with it.
If this seems familiar, however, don’t sweat it. There’s still time to recover your Self and your dreams.
“I failed to write 40,000 more words to complete my NaNoWriMo2016 goal. Weird too, because I never fail to write 50,000 words. In fact, I’ve probably written more than 10 million words to date.” -My response to “Happy December, Writers”
So, why would it be so difficult for a professional writer, such as me, to hit the mark of writing 50,000 words in 30 days?
Please note, I’m not making an excuse for my failure.
“Excuses are the tools of the incompetent. They build monuments of nothingness. Those who dwell in them rarely excel at anything else.”
There is, however, a lesson in failure – I missed the mark due to an improperly identified goal.
We are exactly one month from the big “Make a resolution” day. You may know it as New Year’s Day. And if you’re one of the 62% of Americans 1 that make a resolution – stay with me. I’m going to give 3 tips on how to achieve your goals.
It was a simple goal, one I conceived while showering. Aim, shoot and land my panties next to my other undies on the sink. Simple enough I’m sure it seems but I was in this […]