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Pick Yourself.

 

 

The revolution is in full swing.

If you were to write a book 40 years ago the odds of you getting published, widely circulated and part of mainstream media were virtually zero. You wouldn't make any top-seller lists and...

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You Are NOT Your Behavior!

 

 

Imagine for a moment you're on a ship gliding across the vast, wide-open, deep blue ocean.

You look all around you and see nothing but ocean stretching out to the horizon. The sky is clear and a beautiful light blue. You...

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How To Fail At Relationships.

 

 

"I hate to be a failure. I hate and regret the failure of my marriages. I would gladly give all my millions for just one lasting marital success." John Paul Getty.

Watch the movie All The Money In The World and you will...

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Matter A Lot To Few.

 

 

We are a metrics obsessed society. 

How many Instagram follows do you have? YouTube views, email list size, how many widgets did you sell?

Numbers do matter but it’s a slippery slope toward disappointment, not...

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Practice Diligence.

 

 

"Seest thou a man diligent in his work and he will stand before kings."

The art of cultivating a life you enjoy comes from a combination of struggle and continuous effort.

Our default setting is negative but the pursuit...

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Unlimited Potential Is Too Much To Handle.

 

 

Driving to the depths of decay, despair, and misery behold the infinite abyss of your potential.

Anxiety comes from the sheer volume of choices that are present in your life at any one moment and being so overwhelmed by...

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Reason. Season. Lifetime.

 

 

 People are in your life for...

...a reason.

...a season.

or a lifetime.

The beauty of this phrase profoundly shaped my perception of how we connect to each other.

It's not our job to hold people in place for our own...

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Self Reliance

 

 

One of the most famous essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson is one of self-reliance [1841].

"Emerson advocates his readers to avoid blindly following the paths of others and instead to trust and follow their own instincts and...

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Setting Yourself Up For Disappointment.

 

 

We can set ourselves up for disappointment when we place our own expectations on other people.

As we all have the capacity for good and bad so too is the capacity for our own flawed judgment.

It's easy to project our high...

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Another Second Chance.

 

 

I am all for second chances but don't get amnesia. 

There is a difference between being gracious and being taken for granted.

Know the line that separates outright treachery from a minor indiscretion.

If you...

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