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Go Where The Puck is Going | Success Doesn’t Stand Still

Yesterday I read the analogy suggested I follow and observe in the coming weeks. Strange how messages are brought to us through various channels that are all saying the same thing. I paid attention and now write the reminder. “Go where the puck is going, not where the puck has been.” A quote for success given by Wayne Gretzky when asked how he was able to be such a prolific scorer. Wondering how this applies […]

Cutting Corners

It’s something we all do. We’ve put so many systems and structues in place to manage our lives from cradle to grave. Sometimes, they impede our progress and we shave a few inches here or there to get where need to go. I was asked if it was okay to use a service in a way to further a mandate even if they weren’t meeting the criteria. This related to a specific program meant to […]

Belief, Choice, and Hard Work

Small guys, hard work Originally uploaded by Javier Kohen A challenging year of growth started with the witnessing of a software tool that showed great potential for my own business. Given the nature of my history and talents, I was able to offer my services which in turn led to full time employment. Over the course of the year, I encountered incredible situations that challenged me. There were many moments of doubt about the choice […]

Success is Man Knowing Himself | Realization, Acceptance, Actualization

The world has the habit of making room for the man whose actions show that he knows where he is going. – Napoleon Hill. I enjoy the Napoleon Hill expressions myself and regularly get a daily dose. This one stirred more in me than expected, as often does a lot of phrases of advice that are well meant and often incomplete. While I cannot at all disagree with this expression, the nuance within the phrase […]

Achieve Personal Potential – Are You?

Ralph Waldo Emerson once observed, “Our chief want in life is somebody who will make us do what we can.” I remember when I was parenting young children how rules, discipline, and boundaries created a stronger sense of security for both of the boys. For a time, trying to be ultra-modern and free, we offered much more leeway and freedom. We found during that period that the boys seemed to shrivel, become uncertain, and ironically […]

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