Believe in Yourself

we-live-who-we-believe-we-are-blog-photoThis is the best quote I’ve heard in a long time.

I have a friend that is really struggling with his position in life. I have watched him struggle with his fears and, unfortunately, he has become half the person he could be. The barrier isn’t other people. The barrier isn’t his job. He is not sick or physically impaired. Quite the opposite. It all comes down to what he believes.

Every morning he wakes with the idea that everyone is judging him. Yet the reality is that no one is judging him and if they are, so what. This person lives every day in fear and dismay because he has the wrong beliefs. If he could change what he believes, his life could change.

Your beliefs provide a map for your life. If you want to have different life, change what you believe about yourself. Build a plan and execute that plan.

“We live who we believe we are” – Tony Robbins

Believe in yourself.

212 Degrees…The Tipping Point

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Everything has a point where change happens. Water boils at 212 degrees, not 211. Most of us want something in our lives to change. Finding a way to make that change is our 212 degrees. How do you find that tipping point? I believe it’s easier than we think. We think too much and don’t take enough action. We must identify the “finish line” or the change and then look back to where we are today.

Here’s an example. Want to have $1,000,000 in the bank in 30 years? Then you need to save $91.32 a day.

When you break things down to their smallest denominator, anything can seem possible. Anything is achievable.

Find the “boiling point” and you will find the change.

Truth of the Matter – Jobs

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You may have played a game or a variation of this game at a party or maybe even in school when you were younger.   The jest is a person tells a series of facts about themselves and then it is up to the others in the group to sort out which fact is ACTUALLY true.   I think it is a refreshing way to get to know someone rather than just a list of facts.  So, every so often, I intend to post some “Truth of the Matter” posts about myself.  If you have any questions you would like to ask me, I would love to hear from you and I would certainly consider answering your question online or even giving you a call and telling you the answer.   So here it goes….

I have actually had many different jobs in my lifetime.  While I would not say I have enjoyed every job as much as another, I think each came at a different season of my life when it just made sense.   Each of those jobs taught me different things even when I was a teenager.  I can look back and tell you something important that I carry forward from everything I have ever done professionally.

Which of these is the “truth of the matter?”

  1. I worked as a personal assistant for a fashion designer during my summer breaks in college.
  2. One of the jobs I had was an assistant chef at a Mexican cuisine restaurant.
  3. Right after graduation from college, I was a tax accountant.

Click here to find the truth.