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(One of) Your Worst Enemy(ies)

Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world. – Helen Keller

With apologize to Ms. Keller, there are other grave threats to ability to anything wise in the world, self-deception chief among them.

But feeling sorry for your self, for more than five or so minutes is a killer.


Will Things Ever Get Better?

Things will get better when you get better. – Brian Tracy


But not unless, and until, you get better.

Better internal language/dialog

Better habits.

Better initiative and action-taking.

Better emotional intelligence.

Better exercise routine.

Better nutrition.

Better relationships.

Better saving/spending.

Better you.

More Important Than Goals

It is more important to reach our potential than it is to reach our goals. – Max de Pree

What could be more important than goals?

Becoming who we are truly capable of being.

I remember being asked what my greatest fear was once and all I could come up with is not living up to my (as defined by me) potential.

What’s more important to you?

Goals or Your Potential?

Do you know what either are?

I Just Didn’t Wanna

Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in. – Bill Bradley

I really didn’t feel like writing this post.

I’m behind in writing this week; writing each post the night before.

Usually I write a week’s posts on Saturday, by Sunday evening at the latest.

Not this week.

But I’m not complaining.

Yes, I have a big new “thing” taking up a bunch of my time, and I’m adjusting, but I’m not complaining.

This overwhlem is a good thing. A welcome thing.

I just wanted to share that I really, really, really didn’t want to write this.

But here I am, at 7:39 PM, writing. (After a workout which I really didn’t feel like doing . . . .)

But, here we are. Me writing, and you, later, reading.

Whatever “it” is, you can do it too.

The Most Important Investment

Invest three percent of your income in yourself (self-development) in order to guarantee your future. – Brian Tracy

How much do you invest in your personal development?

If you don’t know, it’s not enough.

If you don’t invest anything, well, . . . .