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The Power of Passion

Posted on November 27, 2017
The Power of Passion

"Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you."

Oprah Winfrey


Every great endeavor begins with passion.  Whether it’s personal or professional, passion is the motivational force behind the venture.  It is the energy behind the forward motion.

Without passion, life can become dull, stagnant.  There might be ambition, but no momentum to move towards the goal. 

Passion, however, not only provides the energy needed to move forward, it provides a sense of meaning and purpose to even the smallest of pursuits.  Passion breathes life into the stagnant and transforms the dull into something dazzling.

Are you harnessing the power of passion?

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The Courage to Keep Swinging

Posted on October 27, 2017
The Courage to Keep Swinging

When Life throws a curveball, the only way to hit a homerun is to have the courage to keep swinging.


Life has a way of throwing curveballs.  Things happen that are not only unexpected, but painful, and they can feel like a game-changer.

What makes the difference between victory and defeat at these times?  Courage.

The courage to "keep swinging" through the unknown, the painful, the overwhelming, or the frightening will determine whether you are able rise above and beyond these unforeseen circumstances-even growing stronger and wiser in the process-or be defeated by them. 

The curveballs of life are inevitable.  Do you have the courage to keep swinging? 

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The Fabric of Your Life

Posted on September 15, 2017
The Fabric of Your Life

"Possibility, Freedom, and Choice are woven into the fabric of our lives."

-Carl Hicks

Mindset is everything.

Individuals with a fixed mindset struggle with trying to envision a situation different from that which they are in.  Too often they accept their circumstances, rejecting the belief that they can learn, change, or grow.  In short, they settle for what they have and where they are.

Conversely, individuals with a growth mindset believe they can change their circumstances, learn different approaches, and grow to be what they were destined to be.

They initiate actions to change their circumstances. They embrace the possibilities they can visualize.  They recognize their freedom to change, and they make choices that are beneficial to them.

They don't settle for the status quo.

How about you?  Do you have a fixed mindset or a growth mindset?

What is woven into the fabric of your life?


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The Power of Failure

Posted on August 17, 2017
The Power of Failure

I failed my way to success.”

-Thomas Edison


Thomas Edison has been hailed as America’s greatest inventor.  While he’s best known for inventing the electric light bulb, Edison also holds over one thousand US patents, and many more around the world.  His life’s work has had a profound effect on the world as we now know it.

For all his success, however, Edison knew what it was like to fail.  In fact, his failed attempts at the light bulb have become almost as legendary as his ultimate success. It took Edison 999 attempts before he got it right.

Edison learned from his failures and used each to move toward success. In other words, it wasn’t the 999 times that didn't work that defined his journey, but the one that finally did.

It is only when we use failure as a learning opportunity that we move one step closer toward success.  

Have you harnessed the power of failure? 


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