Have you been working towards the same accomplishment for years? Do you think that pure will and stop reading this article, let me share with you what will shift you from trying to force things to happen to actually making them happen.
I came across a quote in a book called “Strengths 2.0” by Tom Rath that states it quite simply: “You cannot be anything you want to be-but you can be more of who you are.” We grow up believing we can do anything. We are often told that anything is possible if we try hard enough. The problem lies [...]
It’s December again: the beginning of the end of the year. At this time of year a lot of my clients start to assess if they have achieved the goals they set back in the beginning of the New Year. Some people are celebrating the success of 2009 while others are trying to figure out why couldn’t quite meet their goals again this year. If you are in the latter category, don’t fret. There is always a chance to repair a broken goal.
The trick in meeting a goal is to always be conscious of how it is working [...]
Do you have self-mastery? Self-mastery means that you feel competent to make your way in the world knowing you can hand need to learn.
In her book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, Carol Dweck, PhD has studies that show when children are told they’re brilliant, they start looking at effort as a sign of inadequacy, thereby causing emotional stress. When things get difficult at school, they can’t hand using them to create a framework for success in your endeavors. So, do you have self mastery? Can you make it through the turbulence of the career world? Maybe it’s [...]
In the last blog I discussed that finding your essential self and building a better life. Some of you may be still trying to figure out how this fits into the big picture. For others it may seem like a daunting task. But the truth is, it’s easy to find yourself.
Marcus Buckingham, the author of Go Put Your Strengths To Work, helps individuals identify their strengths. He then helps them create lives and found an interesting story. A middle school teacher contacted Marcus about using some of his strength-building techniques with his students. Marcus was not sure of how [...]