I saw this little saying on LinkedIn and had that knee jerk feeling of screaming, "YEESSSSSSSS!" You know I love to dole out bits of inspiration and motivation, but I also love being struck by it. This one in particular seems very applicable to just about anyone struggling to impress others in some shape or … Continue reading Magic and knowing when to let go.
"Make it work!" So today is the first day of my "30 Days To Crush It" plan. What is that, you ask? It's a plan I made up to increase my strength overall so that I might pass the next ninja test on February 21 (and for those doing the math okay it's actually 32 … Continue reading Tim Gunn Said It Best…
Had to have high, high hopes for a living Shooting for the stars when I couldn't make a killing Didn't have a dime but I always had a vision Always had high, high hopes Had to have high, high hopes for a living Didn't know how but I always had a feeling I was gonna … Continue reading High hopes: a metaphor for life and current song obsession
As a society, we have a tendency to focus on the results instead of the long journey it took to get to those results.I was reminded of that last week when my company hosted its first-ever employee summit. My company has been around for over 25 years. But it’s not a well-known name. It’s a … Continue reading Starting Slow Is Still Starting
Over the last couple weeks, I've been writing and editing and hemming and hawing over this rough draft of a novel that I started two years ago. Most of the time, it's rough going. It's only fulfilling when I look back on what I've accomplished, but the act of it is rough. Even still, the … Continue reading The weird thing about writing…
This post previously appeared on Happy by Design. Destiny shmestiny, right? Well, I'm a skeptic of just waiting for good fortune to fall in your lap. I'm a firm believer of going out and doing whatever it takes to work towards your dreams. And that if you just wait for things to happen to … Continue reading Things happen when they’re meant to happen and not before
It's not always easy to live in a world with critics. But we have to. And you either accept it or get out of the game altogether.
This post previously appeared on Happy by Design. Confession time. I LOVE me a good quote about the value of working hard and pursuing your dreams. It doesn't matter the dream. Any dream, really! And where do I express this? Instagram. That's right, if you follow me on Instagram it's basically just me posting inspirational … Continue reading Favorite Quotes: Tony Robbins Style