Tag Archives: failure

Why an Eye for Results is the Way to Succeed

When it comes to learning or forming new skills or habits, results are ultimately what matters. This isn’t to say that the “journey” of the learning process doesn’t matter. But let’s face it: if you’re not seeing some results along the way, no matter how small, you get discouraged. Who likes futility, right? What we’re […]
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Follow Your Bliss, Benefit the World

Too many of us are convinced early in life that our dreams are impossible to achieve, and our creative processes are of no consequence to the world. I argue that this is a fallacy born of fear and self-doubt. People can sometimes slip into a “misery loves company” mindset, and deride the success of others […]
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How to Become the Best Version of Yourself

Contrary to what you might thing, it doesn’t take much to be an everyday hero. At the most basic level, being a hero is about doing something to support, inspire, or uplift the people around you. Sadly, due to limiting beliefs, many of us never discover or unleash the best version of ourselves. We all […]
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The H.E.R.O. Defined: H is for Human (includes Boost Your Belief Worksheet)

You and the ancient Greek hero Hercules have a lot in common. Sure, maybe you’re not a demigod with superhuman strength. But depending on your worldview you probably consider yourself a combination of the divine (a soul) and the mortal (the body). By that definition, you’re just as miraculous as Hercules. But more importantly, you […]
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Tap into the Power of Positive Sucking

I suck. And so do you. Okay, I think I need to elaborate a bit. There are times in life when we all suck. And by suck, I mean fail. Sometimes, you don’t get that dream job. You don’t win the heart of a particular romantic partner. You don’t make the sports team. You get the […]
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Remember that Failure is Your Friend

Admit it, there have been times when your life could have been the subject of a bad country song: you lost your true love, your dog, and your truck. Everything went wrong. You tried your best, and you failed.  And I bet someone made fun of your failure. Maybe it was a friend trying to bust your […]
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