Category: Success

Something More Important Than Courage

I like to obtain my inspiration from many different sources, and one of my favorites is a commercial from Michael Jordan’s “Become Legendary” campaign. The message is very inspirational even if you have no interest in sports.

 

What Is More Important Than Courage?

One line from the commercial really resonates with me, “I have something more important than courage, I have patience.” Finding the courage to start… Continue reading | 2 Comments

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Thursday February 18th, 2010 in Goals, Inspirational, Success | 2 Comments »

How to Find Your Burning Desire to Succeed

Do you have big dreams and goals you want to accomplish? If you are reading this, then the answer is most likely yes. You may have been highly motivated when you started to work toward what you wanted, but now your motivation has waned or even disappeared completely. Perhaps you have not even been able to find the motivation to begin. What you need is the burning desire to… Continue reading | 5 Comments

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Monday February 8th, 2010 in Motivational, Personal Growth, Success | 5 Comments »

Should You “Burn The Ships”?

An often quoted story in motivational literature features a Spanish Conquistador by the name of Hernán Cortés that conquered the Aztecs. As the story goes, once all of his men and supplies were on land he set fire to their ships. This forced his men to fight with no option to retreat. This “Burn the Ships” strategy proved to be successful as his army was victorious in defeating the… Continue reading | 3 Comments

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Friday January 29th, 2010 in Goals, Motivational, Success | 3 Comments »

The Importance of Persistence

Persistence is often the one key ingredient that is missing when someone tries to achieve a goal. Even more so now in today’s world, where instant gratification is not just desired, but expected.

When results do not come as quickly and easily as expected, many people become discouraged and give up. Worst of all, some quit even though they are much closer to achieving their goal than they think… Continue reading

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Tuesday August 4th, 2009 in Goals, Life Lessons, Success | No Comments »