Category: Success

Self Defeating Behaviors

I define self-defeating behavior as behavior where we sacrifice our long-term success for short-term relief. Self-defeating behavior is usually a way to cope with or avoid short term discomfort that has negative long-term consequences.  Most of these  behaviors actually make…

Notes from Stephen Covey

Some notes that I have taken from another one of my favorite personal development authors–Stephen Covey 1) Synergy can be an exhilarating process of creativity in which ideas flow almost of their own accord, and we feel more alert and…

The Most Powerful Success Factor

Brian Tracy is one of my favorite personal development authors.  He has granted me to post this article The Most Powerful Success Factor By: Brian Tracy The most powerful success factor for lifelong success has to do with the “golden…

The Best of Success

Click on the play arrow to see the movie. Make sure your sound is on! Are there traits that successful people tend to share? The definition of success has been studied throughout the ages, but in The Best of Success,…

Failing to Success

Leadership guru John Maxwell believes that the difference between average people and achieving people is their perception of and response to failure. As I strive to improve myself and the results I get in my life, I wanted to share…

The Power of Discipline

Personal Development

Click the play arrow for some thoughts from success author Brian Tracy on the Power of Self Discipline. Make sure that your sound is up to watch this three and a half minute video on how self discipline improves our…

Success Notebook

I keep a list that I call a Success Notebook. This post contains 12 ideas of the hundreds that I have collected from various sources. My goal is to read through my Success Notebook at the start of each day…

Time Warrior–Defeating Procrastination

I just finished the book “Time Warrior–How to Defeat Procrastination” by  Steve Chandler and wanted to share some of my takeaways.Non-linear time management is a commitment to “keep the mind clear and empty of all future considerations.” by making one…

Finish Strong Inspirational Quotes

Click the play arrow to see a new Simple Truths video with some inspirational quotes. The theme for the inspirational video is “It’s not what happens to you that matters, it’s how you choose to respond that does. Always choose…