Do you need to be motivated?
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Do you need to be motivated?

You know something important needs to be done, but somehow, you lack the drive to take action. You might feel guilty, and this alone will make you less motivated.

Success can’t be achieved without motivation. Where is the source of your motivation? Where can you turn for the inspiration to propel you forward? Below are some suggestions:

  • Visualize completing the task and reaching your objective. Never lose sight of your ultimate goal. It could be getting a job promotion and a bigger paycheck, or finishing another chapter in the book you’re writing, or losing five pounds by the end of the month. Seeing yourself achieving these goals will motivate you to take action. (more…)

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Do you know the secret?
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Do you know the secret?

I didn’t know “the secret” until I saw the movie “The Secret” by creator and executive producer Rhonda Byrne in December 2006. She based the movie on the book, The Science of Getting Rich, by Wallace D. Wattles written in 1910.

This powerful and entertaining movie is about the Law of Attraction, which emphasizes how our thoughts create our reality. We attract things that we want and don’t want. (more…)

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What is the cost of perfectionism?

What is perfectionism? Perfectionism is defined as a meticulous drive to attain excellence. My next question is…At what cost are you willing to attain excellence?

Perfectionism is generally regarded as good and desirable. Imperfection in business is perceived as bad or negative. This false perception hinders the creative process, which in turn stifles the productivity of the business. How can you succeed, if you’re afraid of not being perfect? (more…)

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A Sad Story of Depression

I read a sad story in the newspaper the other day. It was about a college student from The College of New Jersey who was going to graduate this week and go to law school. This student was reported missing a month ago. The body was found. Unfortunately, The New York City medical examiner said that the cause of death was drowning by suicide.

The student’s name was Paige Aiello. She was twenty-two years old, an honors student, and was captain of her college tennis team. Paige was described as honest, loyal, and selfless. Her friends described her as the glue that kept everyone together. They mentioned that she would constantly put everyone before herself. (more…)

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