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Is “Live in the moment” bad advice?
"Stay in the present. Be where your feet are. Focus on the moment." You've heard versions of this before. It's the standard advice people give to get the most out of life. Just live in the present moment.
Ability doesn’t change willingness
Your talents don't determine your quality of life. It might be tempting to believe that more talent would lead to a better life, but that's a mental mirage, an empty fantasy.
Skill x Speed = Excellence
Results aren’t only a product of what you do or how you do it. They’re also a product of when you do it.
What a beautiful mess
Life is far from perfect. It's messy. It's frustrating. It's painful. But it's beautiful. The imperfect mess and frustrating pain are a big part of life's beauty. They provide opportunities to demonstrate our best qualities. They give us reason to appreciate every fleeting moment as if it were the...
What skill would change your life?
I’m amazed how often the result we want depends primarily on the quality of one behavior skill.
“The Process” to achieve greatness
Becoming great at something is a process, not an event. People want it to be an event or, if it must, a short process with a guaranteed finish line for the expected results.
We can’t escape fear
Fear, doubt, and uncertainty are normal. They are inescapable experiences we all feel -- part of every journey, every life, every mission.
The mission is primary
Do not fear setting and launching a clear mission that will either pass or fail. If you are afraid, be willing to set and launch a clear mission and call on your courage.