Self Development Blog

While failing typically feels undesirable, most seasoned goal achievers appreciate it as a necessary component in helping you better understand what you need to do to succeed. Expecting to succeed in the pursuit of a goal while hoping to never run into a challenge… can be compared to expecting to win a tournament final having never faced any opponent prior to that moment. What are the odds of succeeding in that? Continue reading

Your goals are not going to accomplish themselves. Even if you are working with others to achieve a common goal, you will still need to ensure that the specifics of the life you are trying to build are met by you. Continue reading

I sometimes wonder if what I’m about to post is a little too “philosophical” to talk about on this blog about self-development. Because many other articles on personal growth and success often get right to the point, stating that “If you want to achieve THIS , you need to do THAT several times a day and in 30 days, you will get exactly what you want.” Continue reading

At one point in our history, there was a person that decided to document all that he/she knew about his life. That included his/her skill in some field. Or his/her experience pursuing something. Continue reading

There is a difference between a bestselling author and one who has just picked up a pen to begin the journey in writing. The way they think and act can hardly be compared. These two are not at the same level. Ask each one the same question about any topic on writing and you will almost always get two very different answers. Continue reading

Most of the time, failure is realized in the mind before it realized in reality. What I mean is that one must acknowledge failure before failure can exist to that person. If you do not accept failure, no matter what anyone suggests, then you are one step closer to understanding how succeeding fundamentally works. Continue reading

There are many ways to define the comfort zone. Probably the most popular definition of the it is a place where you feel safe and content with the way your life is. When talking about success, we are sometimes told by those who have succeeded that the comfort zone is where progress does not happen. Continue reading

Things are changing fast. Many of us find ourselves struggling to achieve half the things our parents achieved at our age… or similar. The talk about financial prosperity has become that much more important to younger people. Continue reading

All top performers in business and sport understand the role habit plays in ensuring their next big win. Having productive habits in your day-to-day life places you at a greater chance of succeeding more than anything else. Continue reading

By far the greatest ongoing challenge you face as a person determined to accomplish anything grand or significant to you is change. Never forget this one important truth: The person you are going into a pursuit… is never the same person that comes out of it. Continue reading

One day you wake up. Something in you says, “I can’t keep living like this! I need to start a venture of my own. I can’t stand to work another day at that office. I need to pursue my dream.” You get up with a new desire to change your life. You think about what you want to achieve or accomplish in the next few months or years. You decide on a specific goal. Then, your off! The first day of the rest of your life! Continue reading

Like many, when I started my journey, I decided that I would do all that I could to make my future better than my past or present. But that suggests that whatever situation you are currently in… isn’t one worth staying in for the rest of your life, right? Continue reading

There’s a considerable amount of strength one has to possess to survive the setbacks you inevitably go through in life. This is even more important if you are going to decide to pursue your passion or a significant goal. Continue reading

At one point in their lives, every successful man and woman had to “truly” face themselves. They needed to confront the reality of their current situations. Taking a hard look at who they were and where they were. This was important in identifying areas that needed to change or improve. Continue reading

There’s a truth about failure you come to understand while pursuing your passion. As dreamers, we don’t typically give attention to this truth in the beginning. Mostly because of our learned response to failure. Continue reading

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