motivation

The Big Screw Up

    Poor Molly Huddle. Heading towards the finish of the 10,000 meter finals at the World Championships in Beijing last month, Huddle thought she had the Bronze medal in the bag. This was turning out to be her best finish ever in an international race. Huddle led the entire field as the bell rang to signal the … Read more

Nothing’s A Success Like Succeeding

    Success.   It’s often defined as “the accomplishment of an aim or purpose”. Deciding what to aim at is a deeply personal experience. Stephen R. Covey, author of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People wrote: “If you carefully consider what you want to be said of you in the funeral experience, you will find … Read more

The Three Pitfalls of Perfectionism

Has this happened to you? Growing up, you came home from school having received a 98 on a test. You tell your Mom or Dad. They reply, “What happened to the other 2 points?” You bring your report card home.  You’ve got all A’s except for one B+.  What does the conversation focus on? The … Read more

Stop Spinning Your Wheels

    Are you tired of spinning your wheels? Working hard to get ahead, only to find yourself in the same place yet again? Progress is the mother of all motivators.  According to research, when you feel you’re moving forward in your job, you feel and perform at your best. Conversely, those times when you spin your wheels drain … Read more

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