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.
Things will get better when you get better. – Brian Tracy
But not unless, and until, you get better.
Better internal language/dialog
Better initiative and action-taking.
Better emotional intelligence.
Better exercise routine.
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?
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.
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, . . . .