When Family and Friends Won’t Support Your Project

By Wednesday, February 4, 2015 6 Permalink 0

I talked to someone recently that started a blog then quit. Why? Because she couldn't get her friends and family to read it. I talked to someone else recently that started a podcast then quit. Why? Because he couldn't get his friends and family to listen to it. Here's the problem with thinking this way: You're being ridiculously selfish. Have you considered that your friends and family have different interests than you, or the possibility that they support you ...

If it is important enough to you, you will find a way. If it is not, you will find an excuse.

— Unknown

Speaking It Into Existence Isn't As Important As This

By Monday, May 20, 2013 1 Permalink 0

I'm gonna be a rockstar. I'm getting promoted this year. I'm gonna have a great day. I'm gonna take over the world! Positive affirmations ain't never hurt nobody. But inaction has. I wish I could tell you how many times over the years I've tried "speaking it into existence." I've made proclamations to the man in the mirror or to a close friend, which resulted in a " yeah!" or "Go be great."  Then I'd swagger away -- enthusiasm and ...