Remember Nerf balls? Back in the 'old days', they were the ultimate stress relief toys. You could bounce one off your annoying brother's head without fear of putting his eye out or giving him a cracked skull, regardless of how much you felt he deserved it.
In recent years, the popularity of ... Views: 486
I get to the gym often. Yesterday, I took a class called "Cardio Boot Camp". I went in thinking that it was going to be just another class; that I'll get my heart pumping and I'll lift some weights. As soon as the music started I sensed a change, it was a really tough class.
Many of the ... Views: 517
Is there more to what these words mean than we’ve imagined? And how might they work together?
I’ve been using spiritual/metaphysical principles for decades, yet recognize that in the infinite vastness of what is, there’s always more to learn and do. I came across an “I surrender” note someone ... Views: 376
If you want to do a new thing in the physical, you have to do a new thing in the mind first. The reason most people fail in their new years resolutions as well as other goals that they set for themselves is that they don't take their mindset into account. The result, predictably is ... Views: 404
First of all, let me tell you that visualization does work. It is not hocus pocus, but scientific. All experts agree in the fact that you can reprogram your mind for achieving a desired goal as long as your subconscious mind accepts what you want as truth, and the new neural connections prepare ... Views: 1789
A New Year has arrived! I don’t know about you, but I am always excited about the enormous potential of the coming 12 months. A new year is like a clean slate, ready to be written and molded any way we choose. This thought fills me with an overall feeling of hope and excited anticipation of ... Views: 247
Your 'Default' setting creates doubt instead of hope for a successful future. So when it comes to a *Decisive* stage in your life and you step out in faith, you must understand that you are challenging your default.
How do you change this?
Just like you change a computer to make it more ... Views: 319
If eighty-hour workweeks and impending layoffs are leaving you apprehensive about your career decision, you’re not alone. These days, countless professionals are yearning for more fulfilling careers.
Unfortunately, many business people are going through their day-to-day work activities and ... Views: 315
Much has been talked about the power of saying yes and your ability to be open to new thinking. This is all well and good, but the universe acts like a bourse of exchange. In order to receive you must also be able to let go. Letting go is a challenge and very few of us rise to it.
Particularly ... Views: 1499
You’ve been there and I’ve been there, the wake-up call that stops you in your tracks. Some call it the cosmic two-by-four - that moment of realization that finally grabs your undivided attention. Oftentimes it feels painful at the onset, but just as often you see the benefit of that “crisis” as ... Views: 377
When you get right down to it, this has been a pretty horrible year. The world seemingly is going south in a hand basket at a break-neck speed, peace anywhere seems impossible, good news on the financial front is hard to come by and on a personal level, this year marked the culmination of five ... Views: 321
Alienating your friends and partners directly or indirectly can ruin your friendships and career opportunities in the future. Here are five principles to think about utilizing to decrease your chances of self-inflicting alienation.
1. Do not withhold favors or being helpful when possible, a ... Views: 1218
This book review is part of a series that covers the topic of Mind Power. Mind power can be used to train your mind and direct the power of your subconscious mind toward success by working with your thoughts and beliefs to eliminate negative thinking. Shannon Panzo is the Official Guide to Mind ... Views: 2571
The Wonderful World of Mind Power
By Lucinda Reynolds
Do you desire to have a better life? More money? Love? Better health? If you answered yes to any or all these questions then I have great news for you. You can have all of these things by using just the power of your mind. Sound impossible? ... Views: 2487
This book review is part of a series that covers the topic of Self-Esteem and Self Confidence. Self-Esteem consists of the self relevant beliefs and emotions which shape one's individual feelings and worth of him/herself. Morty Lefkoe is the Official Guide to Self-Esteem and Self ... Views: 818
In psychology, self-esteem reflects a person's overall evaluation or appraisal of her or his own worth.
1. Given a long and varied history, the term has, unsurprisingly, no less than three major types of definitions in the field, each of which has generated its own tradition of research, ... Views: 4184
About to make a new year resolution? Before you do, stop and think about the resolutions that you made last year and whether you achieved them. If not, then here's some advice on achieving all that you want in 2009.
When I was asked to write an article about resolutions for January 2009, I ... Views: 344
Life is about different things at different times. It is retaining and developing what you learn in each experience that gets you to the next step of your journey, the next rung on the ladder. If you don't retain the lesson you don't move forward, or up. You remain stuck on the same rung or ... Views: 524
Somehow it happened that the calendar year of 2008 has come to a close. In celebration of this passing and to set intentions for a new year, I climbed to the highest peak of a hiking trail near my home with a group of friends at 6:30 am on the morning of the Winter Solstice. On that chilly ... Views: 337
It never fails. On every author's book tour, every interviewer, every moderator, every talk show host always asks the same question, especially when the room goes silent and they need to rescue the interview -- "Why did you write your book?" This is a failsafe method to get the author chatting ... Views: 265
I heard Christine Comaford speak at a huge event in New York City. This dynamic multi-millionaire entrepreneur and author of “Rules for Renegades” spoke of her early career days when she had her own technology consulting firm. Things weren’t going well. After being rejected 35 times in a row, ... Views: 747
The chaos the holidays provide is finally over and now it is time to regain your life. A semblance of order is necessary. The New Year is a time for renewal, rejuvenation and redirection. There is no time like the present to begin the year organized.
This month particularly is National Get ... Views: 432
First I’d like to ask, are you a goal setter? If yes, why are you setting goals in the first place? The answer should be to attain an admirable and deserving objective. There are many advantages in defining your objectives. First, like a movie, you choose to direct your own life. You get ... Views: 266
It’s that time once again when we restate our ambitions and commit to achieve more, be more, or stop doing that thing we could live without.
"This year I will..." How could you finish that sentence for upcoming year?
The reality is we make resolutions on New Year’s Eve that we quite often ... Views: 365
The ultimate success formula begins with clarity. Now that the New Year is upon us, many of us have made resolutions or have written down what they want to attract for the year. In other words you have determined what you want and desire. The question is why do you want that? What purpose does ... Views: 319
The “little bit extra” is a very powerful concept to put into practice today in every aspect of your life. The difference between being ordinary and being extraordinary is that little bit EXTRA. The little bit extra is what separates average performers from CHAMPIONS!
In a sales process, the ... Views: 687
I am very enthused to address the topic of REJECTION! How you handle rejection is in direct proportion to how you maintain a persistent level of action in order to feel fulﬁlled and ﬁnd your WHY in life. As a super-achiever in life (which means you have your WHY in place), you are ... Views: 398
Maintaining an organized desk setup is crucial to success no matter how your desk is used. Whether you use your desk primarily for household needs, or it is the center of your work, the desk is one of the most important elements of home/office furniture. As hard as one may try, having a desk ... Views: 919
In the grand scheme of home organization and efficiency, the garage may be the most important area of the house. Valid arguments can be made for the kitchen and the home office, but in the end, the garage wins out. It is easy to think of the garage as an area of the house where you store your ... Views: 1015
It can be a little surprising to think about how closely desk organization and productivity are linked. Keeping up a well organized workspace often seems more like a matter of preference than it does a matter of efficiency, but in all reality, an organized desk can have a direct positive effect ... Views: 1003
Maintaining a clean, well organized garage is a chore for even the most intrepid organizers. As a kid, being told to clean out the garage was a task no one ever wanted the parents to assign. Very simply, this job is tough, it is tedious, and it is time consuming. Furthermore, for most people, ... Views: 1210
There are many benefits to staying organized and it is well worth the effort even though it is sometimes difficult. Many individuals have had parents, teachers, administrators, bosses and spouses shouting the mantra at them throughout their lives, and they may still put the task aside. In the ... Views: 1418
Connecting with the Inner Body
or Finding Your Indestructible Reality
In using the Law of Attraction, we must think of our conscious versus our unconscious or subconscious mind. We seek to put the gatekeeper (conscious mind) to sleep so that we can impress our dreams/vision/goal ... Views: 1487
Part I, Definition and the basics of ineffective and effective teams
First let’s simply define what a team is: team members communicating face-to-face so that each member is aware of the presence of every other member on the team.
When establishing a project team, keep in mind that a small ... Views: 1632
The only New Year’s resolution you need this year is to incorporate principled and focused planning into your life and take action. Principled planning is planning your actions around the principles that are important to you. Focused planning simply means identifying and scheduling ... Views: 324
Does your organization need a CLO? Before you can answer, you need to understand the role and responsibilities of a CLO. Based on this, you can then determine if not having a CLO, is limiting your ability to definitively identify and meet long term learning needs.
Do you know, there is a ... Views: 556
Effective communication has always been an important factor in career success, and the role of writing is more important today that ever before. The ability to write is one of the most important communication skills in the modern business world. Because so much business communication takes place ... Views: 762
This is topic that any network marketer should really think about and understand. Can you motivate your organization? Before I give you my answer, really think about it. Can you really motivate someone long term. Sure, I think you can short term. But eventually it has to be an internal ... Views: 1480
In today's changing business environment and challenging economy, what's the best way to get the most of out learning and development activities?
Often, L&D is the first area to get "cut" since it's not directly a profit center. However, the value of learning programs is ... Views: 2431
Most people think confidence is something you gain by being successful at something. Yet others say that you need to generate confidence in order to succeed. It's almost like the question "which comes first the chicken or the egg?"
Well, after over 20 years of helping people reach their ... Views: 3176
Enhancing Emotional Intelligence (EI) is the key to becoming resilient in this stressful world. Stress and its detrimental effects pervade our headlines. We are bombarded with a never-ending drove of articles on such topics as the economy, layoffs, holiday stress, academic stress, relationship ... Views: 575
It’s a New Year, a fresh beginning. The resolutions are as grand as our imagination with a drink in hand: Lose an exorbitant amount of weight, exercise daily like professional athletes, climb the highest rung on the ladder at work, do volunteer work and community service, get more involved in ... Views: 331
No more New Year's resolutions!! No more thinking about projects to finish, exercise classes to start or diets to loose that same ten pounds. Baby Boomers, parents, career professionals; we all strive for better health, less stress, being more organized. Truthfully, the best way to have a Great ... Views: 305
The saying you have to spend money to make money is a very true statement. You need to be willing to invest in your business for it to grow and thrive. This investment, however, is more than just monetary. A successful business takes an investment of time, energy, money, resources and ... Views: 813
Have you ever wondered if you could write a book or report and sell it online, with dozens of people downloading it a day? We call downloadable books and reports "ebooks", (for folks that are new at this sort of thing), and they can sell very well on your website.
Don't worry, you don't have to ... Views: 1002
Many people are living beneath the level that the Creator has purposed for them to live. Not having the mate of their dreams , not living where they want to, not having the careers they desire, never reaching in every dimension of life that which they are capable of. Why? The answer is simple ... Views: 395
Now's the time when everyone is talking about Change. New Year's brings with it the pressure to come up with a list of things that you want to improve about your lifestyle, your health, your success, or your behaviors.
All this focus on self-improvement has some people highly motivated to ... Views: 346
Life is for living! And it doesn't really matter what's going on in your life right now - whether joy or despair or boredom - this is still true. Obviously a life filled with 'good stuff' seems to be a life that is easier to enjoy, I agree. But any life - yours or mine - really can be enjoyed, ... Views: 4611
Tis’ the season… Are you celebrating your gifts as a high caliber leader? Certainly each day has been a gift, right? Ok, so now let’s get real. We’re coming to the end of another year and you’re almost ready to look back at all your goals and accomplishments. That’s good and important…key to ... Views: 274
We have beliefs about everything, about ourselves, our capabilities and success, the expectation we may have about our children, beliefs about people and whether we can trust them or not. We have beliefs about the current situation in the world, and what we believe will happen.
All these ... Views: 305