Is a Lack of Clarity Sabotaging You?

I once heard it said that pornography is a difficult thing to define in the legal system. “You know it when you see it, but legally defining it is complicated”. I can see the difficulty in this regards, but the opposite is true when it comes to the demands of life.​“Demands of life?” You might ask. Yes, no one should live…

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Lie #3: The reason you are not successful is because you do not have enough exposure

Unfortunately too many entrepreneurs take this heart. Success is not always about being “seen”, it’s about being intentional, present and memorable.Being “seen” does not equate to making an impact and being effective. Large brands spend millions of dollars in marketing and advertisements and have epic fails. Your life is not exempt.Also, don’t fall into the you need to have a…

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Lie #2: Successful people are “Yes” people

Billionaire Warren Buffet said it best: Think about it for a moment: why would a sign of success be the equivalent of saying “yes” or being in total agreement with EVERYTHING someone says or does? If someone needs you to be a “yes” person in order to promote you, then what they actually desired is a robot or trained dummy,…

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Lie #1: Great leaders are born not made.

This is not a new argument, but this ideology is often revered as a truth. Nothing could be further from the truth.A 2013 study published by the American Psychological Association found that leaders often operate in dynamic and complex social environments that require them to possess strong perceptive and adaptive abilities in order to make good decisions and be effective. These are skills that…

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5 Lies that Hold You Back from Living the Life of Your Dreams

There’s no nice way for me to put this so let me be blunt:The reason why you are not living the life of your dreams is you have been lied to! There is no secret society or formula to success There was never a straight pathway to destiny There are no 12 steps to guaranteed success What is truly holding…

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Are your Growth, Prosperity and Vision stunted because of your Refusal & Denial to Ask for Help?

Oh, I truly understand why people do not want to wear glasses, especially if they did not have to wear them as a child (like I did). I can only imagine how, with the additional aches and pains that come with age, one may want to avoid wearing glasses and preserve one of the signs of youth.However, denying that you…

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Is it time to renew your mind and up your standards? Don’t conform:

Even the best of us need to periodically do a self-check. I like to do one quarterly and annually; this last one was eye opening:2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God. Romans 12:2, KJVIt is…

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Where is your Boundary Line?

No one respects the invisible: whether in romances, business or friendships, one needs to regularly examine his or her boundary lines.Business owners are great examples of this, especially solo entrepreneurs. Depending on the nature of their business, new entrepreneurs want to help EVERYONE! (Entrepreneurship 101: EVERYONE is not your client. If you think they are, you will go broke and…

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Timing is everything: I almost died last weekend

Although it’s technically the day after my one year anniversary of 100% self-employment, I’m still celebrating! Actually, I’m a little tired from last night’s celebrations: I’m no longer 20! Nevertheless, I deserve to celebrate for multiple reasons, one of which was last weekend’s potentially fatal accident.My family and I were leaving from an indie authors’ award event and fueling up…

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