Month: September 2011

We Have To Learn To Forgive The Unforgiveable

Jen Weigel, author of the “Lessons for Life” column in the Chicago Tribune, recently wrote an interesting column about author/speaker Wayne Dyer.  One of the things Dr. Dyer commented on in her column was the role forgiveness plays in achieving our dreams.  He said we have to learn to forgive the unforgiveable.  When Dr. Dyer was young,…

Begin And The Rest Is Easy

A friend shared this quote with me at a recent meeting.  It makes so much sense. If you don’t start, you can’t finish.  If you don’t attempt, you can’t succeed.  A philosopher once said, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step.”  The same is true a journey of a single mile.…

Winners Make Things Happen While Average People Make Excuses

Over the last several years, I have been talking with someone who is not particularly happy with how he’s doing financially.  It turns out that he’s one of those people who’s extremely knowledgeable about sports—especially football.  On several occasions I have suggested that he start a newsletter to share his vast knowledge with other interested…

Turning Back Is Not An Option

Craig Wilson of USA Today recently wrote a column titled, ‘You Can’t Turn Back Now…’ He was visiting a friend in a small coastal town in Maine and decided to take a walk. The path he chose was along a cliff overlooking the ocean and turn out to be more challenging than he had anticipated.…