6 Benefits of a Strong Character

Character is essential to long-term success. If you want to experience true success, you must develop a strong character. Being gifted is good, but it won’t make up for a poor character. A strong character is key to enduring success. Before I share the benefits of a strong character, you should know these fundamental truths…

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If You Don’t Share Your Talents Today, You May Have Regrets Later

We all have natural abilities: things we’re particularly good at. Some have an ease with music, others with drawing or writing, mathematics, athletic activities, etc. Talents are meant to be shared, and it’s a sad thing when they go wasted, or even worse, when they’re misused. We should do our best with the abilities we…

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Evaluate Where You Are

Last week, the world lost one of our generation’s great personal development coaches and motivational speakers: Zig Ziglar. His unique style and inspirational teachings have impacted millions, me included. Although he passed from this world, his legacy lives on and his voice continues to resonate in the hearts of many. As this year comes to…

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Making Decisions You’ll Thank Yourself for

Every day, we’re required to make many decisions. Some are simple, some complex; some are insignificant, some life-changing; some have a temporary effect, some a permanent one; some have an immediate effect, some take years to have an effect… Your life is being shaped by the decisions you make. If you’re like most people, you…

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How to Stop Negative Thoughts From Polluting Your Mind

Thoughts can sometimes be difficult to manage, especially when it comes to negative ones. Often, when we begin to think negatively about something or someone, we’re taken into a downward vortex that’s very hard to come out of. There are so many things you can be negative about. Negative about yourself. For example, you can…

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7 Secrets to Reveal Your Greatness

When I started high school (in the mid-80s), I thought my job was to pass my classes, i.e. 60%, nothing more. When I received my first report card, my marks were, to my great pleasure, above that goal. I assumed I would be off the hook from having to bring my parents to parent-teacher meetings,…

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3 Basic Principles You Must Know About Change

Seasons change. People change. Circumstances change. By the time we get comfortable in our current situation – a job, a school, a relationship, a church, a career path, a financial status, etc. – something happens, and we are propelled into a major change. Life is a stream of transitions: one change after the other. Yesterday,…

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It May Be Time to Upgrade Your Mind

Your mind is powerful. With it you create, generate solutions, answer questions, imagine stories, write songs and program software, and the list goes on. To a great extent, your life is a reflection of what goes on in your mind. If you don’t like your current reality, one of the first things to work on…

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Are You a Complainer? The Real Answer May Surprise You

How many people do you know would describe themselves as complainers? Not many, I’m sure. Most people would swear that they are not complainers. If I asked you, what would you say? Are you a complainer? Of course, you’re not. Well, let’s test you… Do you complain about the weather? Do you complain about political…

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