Posts tagged: persistence

Progress Usually Comes In Bunches

In my post on How To Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions, I briefly touched on how progress will rarely be linear when you are trying to reach your goals. This goes for just about anything that you are trying to accomplish, whether it’s building a business, learning a new skill, or trying to make a positive change to your body through… Continue reading

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How Important Is Momentum When Trying To Be Successful In Life?

Momentum is often talked about in sports. Athletes, and even whole teams, that are able to build up a lot of momentum become very difficult to defeat. Whether this is for purely psychological reasons, a metaphysical reason, or something else entirely, the fact remains that it is an easily observable phenomenon. The good news is that the concept of momentum can be applied to many other things in life, including… Continue reading

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Friday May 14th, 2010 in , , , | No Comments »

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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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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Ideas Mean Nothing Without Action

So you have this awesome idea for something new that you just know that people would love. It could be an idea for a fantastic book (or even a whole series of books), an incredible movie, a unique and original video game, or an innovative invention that would make many people’s lives easier and better. Continue reading

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Saturday January 23rd, 2010 in , , , | No Comments »

5 Tips to Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

A new year is upon us, a clean slate that is full of opportunity and hope for a brighter future. It is a chance to reflect on what happened in the past year. An opportunity to review the goals you were able to accomplish, and what you still need to work on. A new year is when most people set new goals for themselves, more commonly known as new year’s… Continue reading

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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 , , , , | No Comments »