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You’re Doing It For the Haters? …What Haters?

Americans are like walking, talking open wounds lately. I’m not just talking about politics… although, DEFINITELY with politics. The right is so insecure about upholding their “beliefs” that they’ve bypassed being reactionary and are now PREactionary – they jump to conclusions and go absolutely insane as soon as anyone says anything with any keyword they […]

Sub-Standard Comes Standard

Sub-Standard Comes Standard The big gripes about my generation, the Millennials (a label I reject with every fiber of my being), is that they all want to be praised simply for existing, that they are entitled, that they don’t know how to achieve, and everything in between. All legit gripes. The Millennials consist of quite […]

You Don’t Really Love Winning

You just want to win. “Those are the same, H.” Nah. WINNING is the active verb. It implies the action, the process of achieving. Winning is all the hard work between beginning and reaching the finish line. It’s miles 0.5 to 26.2. It’s the sweat, the blood, the constant pursuit. We, as a society, set […]

The American Dream Isn’t Reality

The American Dream. It can mean anything—just like the people who make up America, the dream’s ambiguity offers a variety of opportunities. The writer James Truslow Adams said in 1931 that: [L]ife should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement regardless of social class or circumstances of birth. […]

Being Epically, Exceptionally Prosperous

Exceptionally prosperous individuals succeed because of the structures that govern how they think, how they work, how they play, how they interact with others, how they live. Here are five traits they all share. Exceptionally prosperous individuals: Condition Success is not an act. It’s a habit. It’s repeated good habits. It’s being aware of creating […]

Success Structures

Success Requires Structure A system is a set of interacting or interdependent component parts forming a complex or intricate whole. Every system is delineated by its spatial and temporal boundaries, surrounded and influenced by its environment, described by its structure and purpose and expressed in its functioning.We get a system when we have structure. Getting the […]

ZIP It… ZIP It Good

I studied a few effective leaders: the University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach, Pat Summitt; businessman and philanthropist, John Huntsman, Sr.; and Wendy Kopp, founder of Teach for America. It became clear, very quickly, that they may have affected different fields, but they shared some important traits. They all had ZIP: Zest Integrity Persistence Let’s […]