Have you ever thought there's no point launching a business, pursuing a project or studying for a new qualification because it will take four years before you've made it, or you'll be such-and-such age by the time you finish? These five words may change your perspective: The time will pass anyway.
So often we think that we need more to be successful. More outside funding for our startup. More software programs or productivity tools to handle our to-do list. More business contacts, a bigger network. More clothes or cars or credit cards. But maybe what we really need is less
What does it mean to live a life true to yourself? What kind of things do you want to be doing on a daily basis? When you look back on your life on your deathbed, what achievements will you be proudest of?
Change is rarely linear; there are twists and turns. It's frightening to change, especially when you're going out on limb to go after your own unique goals. In this process, you realize who you really are, separate from society, family or any other outside influences.
Are you waiting until you 'feel ready'? Ready to break out of your current career? Ready to go out on your own? Ready to start that business you've always wanted to start? Ready to shift the direction of your business to that thing that feels right in your gut? Ready to take a leap?
It is so important to believe in yourself and know you have the power to create the life that you want. Believe that regardless of what external circumstances surround you that you can transform them and accomplish all that you desire.
It is not just about finding the guts to share your work and to contribute something to the world around you. It's about doing it now because every moment is eating up what you have left to give. Time is precious. Share your gifts.
Vision is your why. Vision gives something direction. It's your desired future. Your vision includes what you believe in (your core values) and what you want in your future (what you want to be). It's the powerful reason why you want to do something; your overarching purpose.
I remember in second grade, my teacher went around the classroom and asked each student what they wanted to be when they grew up. Some kids wanted to be doctors and lawyers, but most wanted to be athletes or superheroes.
Powerful people talk in a healthy way, combining the right blend of confidence and humility. They share authentically with their hearts and inspire others to action. Check out these things powerful people never say so you can become even more powerful.
Sometimes even the seemingly negative things in our life present us with opportunities we wouldn't have been strong enough to pursue otherwise. Maybe losing your job is just the chance you need to start your own business or go back to school.
Life is too precious to waste it lost in our heads, evaluating ourselves, one step removed from our own experience. We can more fully live our life by paying attention to our senses and being willing to feel what we are actually experiencing at any given moment in time.
Some people think aiming to lose 175 pounds is insane. For me, it is the only way to get there. When I've set "impossible" goals in a business setting, I've always made them. I get excited and motivated. Small goals don't interest me at all.
You can learn a lesson from anything and everything life throws your way. And if you view life this way, you've always won. You're always receiving gifts. That's how I see my years spent pursuing a career path that didn't sit right with my heart. Here are 18 valuable lessons that I learned...
The next time you are feeling angry, excited, motivated or any emotion in between, ride a bike. You are able to shed any outside thoughts bouncing around in your mind. It's just you and the bike, together, united.
Thinking backwards provides you with your long-term goal and the motivation and discipline to achieve that goal. It also lends itself to garner excitement to be a woman -- a woman with attitude who thinks latitude!