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How to Build Self-Control

How to Build Self-Control

When I was in graduate school, I took a class called “Managerial Accounting and Control.” The professor explained leadership like this: The bigger gear turns just a little bit every so often. The smaller gears are rotating constantly to turn the bigger gear just an...
5 Positive Ways to Build Your Belief in Yourself

5 Positive Ways to Build Your Belief in Yourself

We all start out as kids with big dreams; we want to be movie stars, astronauts and sports superstars. We want to be somebody. But then we get out into the real world and it starts beating us down, and then we start beating ourselves down. We get to the point where we...
Why You Should Keep Pushing Through Your Setbacks

Why You Should Keep Pushing Through Your Setbacks

I want to talk to you today about overcoming setbacks in life. I have learned that things and you are never as good as you think they are when everything’s going great, when everything’s just wonderful. But on the other side of that, it’s never as bad and you’re never...
What to Do If You Don’t Feel Motivated

What to Do If You Don’t Feel Motivated

I want to talk to you today about what you need to do when you don’t feel motivated. You know, one of those days where you wake up, and you go: “I’m just going to lay here in bed.” “I don’t feel like doing anything.” “I just don’t feel like I want to be effective...
6 of My Best Tips for Managing Stress

6 of My Best Tips for Managing Stress

Stress, worry, consternation—it’s a part of life. It’s easy to get balled up, worried and all in a dither. But most of the things that we worry about and that we allow to stress us out, either a) probably aren’t going to happen or b) in truth, probably don’t matter...
Why What You Think About Matters

Why What You Think About Matters

We all carry stories from our childhood. We carry stories about holiday traditions and the right way to fold a fitted sheet. We also learn how to find love and attention by watching our parents, teachers and friends. We learn from them about how the world works, what...