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Live and Learn

Motivate.  Inspire.  Grow.   Countless times in my life I've looked back at my past and wondered how much different my life would be if I knew then what I know now.  If I knew how important school was, I would have tried harder.  If I knew how certain people would treat me, I wouldn't have trusted them the same way.  If I had the wisdom I have now, I wouldn't have made the same … Continue reading Live and Learn

The Fourth Principle: Willpower to Change

TRUE G.R.O.W.T.H. Motivate.  Inspire.  Grow.  Willpower to change   As rational human beings we can easily become intimidated by the thought of change.  We become comfortable with what we know and that often leads to complacency in the continuation of what comes easy to us.  For most of us, the thought of taking risks to explore anything new can be challenging and anxiety producing.  That is where the fourth principle of TRUE G.R.O.W.T.H. takes over; … Continue reading The Fourth Principle: Willpower to Change

Some People Just Suck…

Motivate.  Inspire.  Grow.   One of the toughest challenges we face in life is how to deal with shitty people.  There really is no other way to describe certain people other than to keep it simple -  some people really do just suck. Whether it's school, work, sports, etc. there they are.  There will always be people in our lives who choose to live a lifestyle of negativity and dysfunction, and it will drag us … Continue reading Some People Just Suck…

The Third Principle: Obstacles vs. Opportunities

TRUE G.R.O.W.T.H. Motivate.  Inspire.  Grow.  Obstacles Vs. Opportunities   The third principle of TRUE G.R.O.W.T.H. requires a willingness to embrace a new perspective on the value that obstacles and opportunities can bring to our lives.  Instead of viewing these two core principles as polar opposite, TRUE G.R.O.W.T.H. integrates them both together for maximum effect.   Instinctually, we view obstacles as negative challenges instead of building blocks to a stronger version of ourselves.  The only difference … Continue reading The Third Principle: Obstacles vs. Opportunities

It’s Easy to Blame Others

Motivate. Inspire. Grow. It is easy to cast blame when things don't go our way.  We blame everything around us when we are not in the position we want to be in throughout life.  Especially those of us in my generation who have embraced this mentality that if we fall, it must be because someone else tripped us.  We struggle to accept the true value that self-accountability can bring to our lives. I myself, lived … Continue reading It’s Easy to Blame Others