Daily Archives: September 2, 2009

are you too late?

“If you are a follower of everyone else you’re too late.”

It is hard to lead when you are behind everyone else.  In order to lead you have to reshape and refashion your current way of doing things.   You have to look at a different way of doing what everyone else is doing so that you can move ahead of the status quo.

How do you make those breakthrough changes?

You start every day with learning something new.  Challenge yourself to a few minutes of uninterrupted learning.   For most people that learning works best in the early morning when the brain is most receptive to new ideas.   Develop a habit to learn something new each day.   Those new thoughts will allow you to think create new ways of doing things.

Goethe said, “Look at a man the way he is, he only becomes worse.  But look at him as if he were what he could be, then he becomes what he should be.”

What should you be?

Make each day a winning day.

Embrace each challenge with a passionate mind.

Look at the world with the beginners mind – what do you see?DSC03536

I am my best self when …

Your best self could be defined as being at peace with yourself and in balance/harmony with others.  When do you feel best about yourself?  What activities are you doing?   What thoughts are you thinking?  What is it that makes you feel your best about yourself?

Write those things down and reflect on them.

What do you do that makes you feel most alive and vibrant?

When do you do those things that make you feel most alive?

What would it take to do more of those things?

What are you at your best?