Category Archives: Success

WoW – A person is not deceived by others. He deceives himself.

There is an element of truth to this. It relates back to the cliché, “You see what you want to see, and you hear what you want to hear.” Both of those are tied into our subconscious concepts that we … More

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WoW – Dream big.

The secret to this is in keeping with your expression and desires. Do not short change yourself. The beauty of your mind is that you can achieve whatever you conceive. I think this was first said by one of the … More

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WoW – Believe in yourself with all your tenacity.

How true this is. If you do not believe in yourself, who will? Believing in yourself has a power unto itself. It gives you strength. The power of your convictions gives you the fortitude to persevere when others tell you … More

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WoW – Do something of your own design.

This is akin to last week’s words of wisdom about being original. I will refer you back to the comments on that post, since that would be your design. If you have an idea about something, work at it. Maybe … More

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WoW – Be original.

What a difficult thing to do, especially in a society that demands conformity. What is originality? Some may say you are self-centered, ego-centric, a sociopath, conceited, etc. There are so many things people would say if you sought to be … More

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WoW – The best laid plans of mice and men will often go astray.

When plans do not work out, we always seek to understand why. We can take a couple of different approaches. We can look outside ourselves and find particular circumstances that did not come to fruition. Maybe we depended upon someone … More

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WoW – Do not pursue fame.

This is difficult for many people. Not in the sense that they are seeking fame, but if you take fame down a couple of levels, what it means differently is to stop being an egomaniac. Stop looking for acknowledgement or … More

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WoW – Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well.

This quote is attributed to the Earl of Chesterfield, and it is great advice. Whatever it is that you are going to do, do not do it half-baked. Anything that is half-baked is not going to be a good dish. … More

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WoW – Clearly examine your motives

This is great advice and very appropriate to start a new year. The beauty of it is that if you are constantly searching to understand why you do what you do, then when you arrive at certain insights it will … More

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WoW – Actively pursue the good in all particulars in your life.

It is interesting how life throws you so many curves, and some of them are not good at all. When you come across a particular thing you are involved in and you find the good in it, that is the … More

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