Category Archive: Work

Top 10 Picks for Best Motivational Books

Posted by on December 6, 2017

I've complied a list of my personal favorite motivational/self-help/psychology books. There is literally something for everyone on this list! Give them as a gift to yourself or someone else and start making positive changes and living the life you want to live TODAY! "10% Happier" by Dan Harris After having a nationally televised panic attack, Dan Harris knew he had to make some changes. A lifelong nonbeliever, he found himself on a bizarre adventure involving a disgraced pastor, a mysterious self-help guru, and a gaggle of brain scientists. Eventually, Harris realized that the source of his problems was the very thing he always thought was his greatest asset: the incessant,…

The Confidence to… Fail

Posted by on October 20, 2015

Yes, it takes confidence to fail, because it takes confidence to try in the first place.  If you try something, there is always a chance of failure.  Of course you can try something and not fail, but you risk failure with any endeavor.  Often it's our inner voice that tells us what we can or cannot do.  A confident inner voice tells us to go for it, and a defeated inner voice tells us not to bother.  Remember this- great athletes lose sometimes, the best entrepreneurs have ideas that don't work, and the best teachers don't to get through to all students.  If you are afraid to risk failure then you won' t even…