Personal Development

Pity vs. Self Pity

In Earth & Altar, Eugene H. Peterson says.   Pity is one of the noblest emotions available to human beings; self-pity is possibly the most ignoble. Pity is the capacity to enter into the pain of another in order to do something about it; self-pity is an incapacity, a crippling emotional disease that severely distorts our perception of reality. Pity…

Over Again

Out of my old files, found a gem Written by a Lady 85 years old, several months before her death, written as she contemplates, while she is sick, her own demise and her own dying. If I had my life to live over again, I’d dare to make more mistakes next time. I would relax. I would limber up. I would be…

The Rules of the Game

Found a Gem in my old documents. In early 1990’s when I had taken the Hypnotherapy Certification, I was given this one page on rules of the Game. While going through old documents found this and am sharing with you.   1. You will receive a body You may like it or hate it, but it will be yours for…

Psychology of Winners

Darren Hardy interviews Denis Waitley Denis E. Waitley, is an American motivational speaker and writer, consultant and best-selling author. One of America’s most respected authors, keynote lecturers and productivity consultants on high performance human achievement. 10 million audio programs sold in 14 languages, Denis Waitley is one of the most listened-to voices on personal and career success. His best-selling books…

Eat that Frog – Brian Tracy – Book Review IV

These are my notes from the book as understood by me. CHAPTER 11 – UPGRADE YOUR SKILLS Anytime you stop striving to get better, you’re bound to get worse. Never stop learning. Everything is learnable. CHAPTER 12 – LEVERAGE YOU SPECIAL TALENTS You job is to identify your special areas of uniqueness and then to commit yourself to becoming very…

Eat that Frog – Brian Tracy – Book Review III

These are my notes from the book as understood by me. CHAPTER 7 – FOCUS ON KEY RESULTS AREA “Why am I on the Payroll?” – This is one of the most important questions you can ever ask and answer, over and over again, throughout your career. Clarity is essential. Question – What one skill, if I developed and did…

Eat that Frog – Brian Tracy – Book Review II

These are my notes from the book as understood by me. CHAPTER 4 – CONSIDER THE CONSEQUENCES Successful people have a clear future orientation. They think 5, 10 and 20 years out into future. Make better decisions about time – Ask yourself – What are the potential consequences of doing or not doing this task? There is never enough time…

Eat that Frog – Brian Tracy – Book Review I

Brian Tracy cuts to the core of what is vital to effective time management: decision, discipline, and determination. An excellent book to get your productivity up and your life in the right direction. These are my notes from the book as understood by me.   Your “Frog” is your biggest, most important task. Discipline yourself to begin immediately and then…