My toddler son does not enjoy wearing gloves. Ever. In fact, he would rather scream and cry in the cold bitter wind than wear the gloves I put on his hands for the fourth time. He makes quite the point to pull off those gloves with vengeance each time we put them on.
American business is fast paced, entrepreneurial and built on rugged individualism. While many nations have business cultures that run away from risk and avoid 'breaking new ground' at all costs, US business seeks them out almost like a moth is drawn to light.
You may be wondering, just how exactly was Kerri Strug able to push through excruciating pain and the pressure of a nation on her shoulders during the most important performance of her life? The answer is actually quite simple... mental training.
Learning to balance work, school, and personal commitments is often difficult for first-generation students, and Amelia feels that the lessons she has learned in this area have been some of the most important.
We might be knocked down for a while, but we will get up again. Everyone's career has highlights and lowlights -- if it were all vanilla, we could be accused of not trying hard enough. Fulfilling our potential is all about putting ourselves out there and being ready to not quite make the grade.
If you had one wish that could be granted today to make a difference in your life what would it be? Is it about putting yourself first, saying no to others and even making powerful choices and sticking to them?
Resilience is such an important quality for humans - in life and in a work context. We are always faced with ups and downs, at times enormous obstacles that look impossible to overcome, or a series of headwinds, discouragement and difficulties that force us to want give up.
Remember the difference between the victor and the defeated. In the midst of failure the defeated finds blame and despair, while the victor learns a lesson and hopes to press on toward another day. If you live as a victor you will see more victories.
The skills it takes to thrive in the dance world have to come from within. Technique can be taught, but the drive, tenacity, and persistent self-promotion required to grow and maintain a dance company, or one's spot in that company, must be felt.
The city of Savannah is constantly intertwining its past, present, and future. Since the city's emergence, trade and manufacturing have played a huge role in its economy and continue to make an impact on a local and global scale.
Funny thing about goals, they are what fears are made of; fear of setting them, fear of setting them too high, or setting them too low, not setting them, forgetting you set them or not caring that you set them at all.
I have cerebral palsy, a condition that has left me in a wheelchair since birth. I'm blessed to have both of my legs, but I'm unable to walk or use them properly, if at all. My hands have coincidentally compensated for that, as I'm now a full-time writer at the age of 30.
So to you Eugene, thank you for your courage. Thank you for looking at me in a way that said, "I will help you, if you help me" and not even knowing that is what your eyes said. Thank you for having the faith in yourself to know that you could do it if you just pushed.