Recently, in an organization I'm involved in, I encountered someone who did whatever necessary to get what it was they wanted. Even when the initial response and answer was "unfortunately, we can't allow this to happen", he kept going. I was the one who gave him that response. He wasn't happy with my response because he had a goal to reach. He felt there was another way to get what he wanted.
Desire gain over pain. If something you want is challenging you or difficult to get let success fuel you into accomplishing it. Allowing the fear of not succeeding or losing the battle will weaken your passion. Weakening your passion will lessen your chance of a favorable result.
Over a year ago I started to be a real stickler about what I do with my time and whom I spend my time with. My weeks are filled with a number of professional and personal obligations that I've committed to by choice. Sometimes, I fall short of getting all of the things that I wanted to get done during any given week, even when I've maximized the productivity in my days.
Often times we have an innate ability to judge others by the things they do, say, or even wear. I like to call it human. I think everyone judges at some point in time or another but it's what we do with those thoughts that matter.
In my last post, Celebrate The Difference In Others, I spoke of accepting the differences between each other. When accepting these differences you don't always have to point out the difference. Sometimes some words are better left unsaid.
Have you ever driven in a car with someone and there was nothing but silence? A time when there is literally not a beat of music playing nor a question asked of either you or the other person in the car. You are wide awake and so is your passenger. The only sound you here is that of the wind outside of your automobile.
We've all been told at some point in our lives to follow our heart. What do you feel in your heart? That's what you are supposed to do. That's what you should do, or is it? Our heart is filled with so many emotions. At times we are unsure of what emotions we are feeling. That statement alone requires an entire blog post of its own.
Over the last couple of weeks there has been a lot of change taking place in my life. In my last post, Change Is Tough But Constant Evolution Is Invigorating, I discussed the reward of change. Whether you are building a business, transitioning from one place to another, dealing with a loss, or planning one of the biggest events in your life it's always important to have a team of people there for support.
We awake every morning, get up out of our comfortable beds, then proceed to our everyday routine and sometimes neglect to feed ourselves before leaving the house. Lacking the nutrients we need to make it throughout the day. There are even times when our body is trying to tell us something but we disregard the signs. Everything in us, emotionally, mentally, and physically silently attempting to speak words of wisdom and give signs of warning.
Everyone has emotions. We deal with these emotions everyday both in our professional and personal life. Our behaviors, decisions, thoughts, and even communication are all influenced by our emotions. However, if not handled and controlled, living our life by the emotions we feel can be dangerous.
It’s just as easy to say that you can’t do something as it is to say that you can. We become what we speak. The words that are spoken out of your mouth immediately have life and can become viral. The power to make that happen comes from the thought and belief in the words we speak.
When you are stuck between a rock and a hard place you begin to feel like the walls are caving in on you. You’ve tried and tried again, only to find yourself still trapped between two walls. In order to win a war you must first fight a series of battles. You will win some and you will loose some, but ultimately it’s the war that needs to be won not always the battle.