When That “Someone Else” Is You

The definition of “better” includes being more pleasing, acceptable, or of greater quality, usefulness, or suitability than something else.  While it’s a good thing to be acceptable, useful and suitable – the trouble comes in trying to be better than something else.  And, let’s face it, we’re typically trying to be better than someone else. It’s a [...]

My “Aha” Moment from “Legally Blonde”

GROWTH In the movie comedy Legally Blonde, the character of Elle Woods was originally on the road to a career in fashion merchandising.  There was nothing wrong with her dream.  It’s what she wanted, it’s what she was good at, and she had the complete support of her fawning sorority sisters, jetsetter family, and old-money [...]

Go Back to What You Love

GROWTH "In learning to know other things, and other minds, we become more intimately acquainted with ourselves, and are to ourselves better worth knowing." (Philip Gilbert Hamilton) EXCELLENCE image from ubercomments.com PURPOSE Whether you are just starting to discover your purpose in life or you've lost a bit of confidence and you're unsure of what to do [...]

Foundations

GROWTH A friend of mine recently wrote a great book.  The publisher he submitted it to thought it was great as well, however they refused to publish it.  The reason?  He doesn't have a platform in the area of his subject matter - a way to physically spread his message and he isn't known as [...]