Are You Waiting To Be Ready?

What are you going to do different this time? How are you going after your dreams? You can’t wait on the sidelines and wish that your dreams come true. You have to put in the work. Now. You can’t wait till you retire. Or when the money gets right. Or when you graduate college. Now …

When They Tell You You Can’t, Do It Anyway

They will tell you that you can't move mountains. They will say that you can't cross seas. That you can't dig deep and realize your own seeds of greatness and plant them to become better. They tell you all of this because they love living in their comfort zone. And because you want to do …

How Optimism Is One Of The Keys To Success

(Gary Vaynerchuck on the DailyVee) Life is tough, but I wouldn't want it any other way. I have lived through some dark times and moments where I didn't know I would survive. And I am not talking about on a deployment in Iraq or Afghanistan. I am talking about everyday life before and after the military. …

Don’t Waste Any Opportunties 

  When are you going to start working on your dreams? I know you want to be the best version of you.  I know you want to make life easier for you and your loved ones.  You want to help those people in your community who are less fortunate.  You made the necessary plans and …

How Getting Through Today Is One of The Keys To Success

  I don't know about you, but there are days that I don't want to do anything.  Well, anything productive that is.  Where I feel like my schedule is too full and I don't have enough hours in the day to accomplish it all. And a lot of times it is easier to just give up …

Stop Setting Yourself On Fire For Others

We are all guilty of it.  We meet someone and we subconsciously become obsessed with them. I am not just talking about someone you are romantically interested in. That goes for platonic relationships, too. As humans, we have an insane yearning to be liked and accepted by others. Think about it. You gave your all …

How Believing In Myself Landed Me A Dream Job

(photo courtesy of Motivation Block) For many years, I didn't believe in myself.  Sure, I talked the talk.  Said the right things that I thought people wanted to hear.  Made empty promises and left many things undone.  Why? I simply did not believe in my life and what I stood for anymore.  It was a …

What Is Greatness And Do You Have It In You?

I want you to close your eyes for a minute. Now I want you to picture someone you really admire. Maybe it is a famous speaker, an artist, an athlete, or a world leader. Now think of the first word that comes to mind about this person. More than likely the word that may have …