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finish what you start

finish what you start

  You have to finish what you start. No matter what. Of course you should quit the ugly or unimportant things and habits that are holding you back and you should quit them now, but this is not our concern. You need to finish what you started. Sadly for many of us this...

I lost, so now what?

  I lost. And so now what? Last night I entered my first Toastmasters International speech contest and I lost. There were three other competitors, and while I held my own, I did not move on to the next round. I wasn’t even runner up! It stings a little. I won’t lie. ...

tenacity of persistence

  Inky Johnson calls it ‘the process’. He says you have to love it or you won’t get anywhere. You have to commit to it and love it. You have to love to edit. Rehearse. Love to practice. You have to push through. Everyday. Without exception. One day at a time. One hour...

it’s not complicated

It’s not complicated. Dream it.  Plan it.  Work for it. But sometimes it all falls apart. Sometimes we get in our own way. Sometimes, we tell ourselves stories that don’t serve us too well. We await big opportunities, seek inspiration and puddle jump from one exciting...

deep or wide?

Are you digging deep or digging wide? Pushing far below the surface, or just skimming along the top? And don’t be so quick to answer. Give yourself some time.  Let the questions percolate for a little while. Let them rise to the surface. Summon the courage to examine...

two plus one

Two plus one is all you need to get there.  Just focus your mind and commit yourself to accomplishing two tasks per day, and one more for good measure, at some point by the end of the week. 2 + 1. That’s all.  Simple. Nothing to it. It’s very important to dream. To...