I have a story to tell.
Yesterday I was on a flight from Rhode Island to Richmond (home). Part of my flight included a layover in Philadelphia. I have never had any real issues on this route, which I have been on several times this year.
My plan included getting to . . . → Read More: Success path
A year ago I rang in 2011 at a neighborhood New Year’s Eve party. At that party I had a conversation with a good friend who also has similar aspirations as I do. In a conversation at the party we both talked about our desire to really make 2011 extraordinarily better than any previous . . . → Read More: One year of accountability
With the group of guys I meet each week, we recently summarized and discussed some of Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. I was first introduced to this book soon after graduating from college. Since then it has been a reference manual that I have gone back to time-and-time again.
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Most people go through life content to do the same thing every day. You probably know someone who likes the sameness of knowing what to expect and avoid anything that changes the routine. I can hardly blame them. Our culture supports this lifestyle. In the United States, Americans are shown in almost every part . . . → Read More: An extraordinary life: Why aren’t you doing something with it?
Trying to live up to someone else’s expectations is not a good idea. The belief is that trying to satisfy someone who you are intimated by will somehow help you to win. Striving to impress other people will take away who you really are and slow down your progress to become the person you . . . → Read More: Impressing others is not so impressive