Sweet Validation In The Realm Of Procrastination

I am so pleased with myself this morning.  This is a major statement, because it isn’t the most pleasing time in my life, and I haven’t had any caffeine yet.  Nevertheless I received the following blog post this morning, http://zenhabits.net/create/ .  Now if you do not have time to read it because you feel you haveContinue reading “Sweet Validation In The Realm Of Procrastination”

Learned Helplessness

The following are a few interesting items and articles on learned helplessness.  Inaction is often more than an excuse it is a behavior we have embraced and implemented.  Learned helplessness may be a long entrenched behavior, or an event specific behavior.” “Can learned helplessness be undone? Well, that’s the big question, isn’t it? The answerContinue reading “Learned Helplessness”

Get It Into Gear

“Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” ~Conrad Hilton I find it shocking how many people you can actually hand the keys to success to and they still do not get in the car and drive.  So what if you can’t move the carContinue reading “Get It Into Gear”

Just Enough Is Not Enough

“Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world.” ~Lily Tomlin People seem to lean towards doing just enough.  Just enough to get through the work day.  Just enough to say they contributed.  Just enough to say they are committed.  It is estimated the average employee works only three hours a day.  ThisContinue reading “Just Enough Is Not Enough”

Organizing & Planning

Sometimes it is nice to see things laid out.  It is easier for me to look at my upcoming week or month on paper, more so than in Outlook.  So having resources for both digital and hard copy planning and scheduling suit me well. Along those lines, check the following resource out from my friendContinue reading “Organizing & Planning”

Permission To Be You

“Opportunity’s favorite disguise is trouble.” ~Frank Tyger How easy it is to settle into our home lives, work lives, take our friends for granted, etc.  So many of us just roll in and out of each day without much thought to our actions.  We are so busy doing what we are programmed to do weContinue reading “Permission To Be You”