Taking Action – 5 Things that Stop Us

Drivers That Keep Us Stuck In psychology there certain things called drivers that keep us stuck. Most of us have one or more of them, but we are unaware of them. They are “be perfect”, “hurry up”, “try hard”, “please others”, and “be strong” They are the enemies of productivity. They create the exact opposite of what we want in our lives; they fill our lives with lack of accomplishment, vulnerability, and inter-personal difficulties: the last things we want. They can cause damage to our feelings, our relationships, our self-esteem, and even our health. They can wreak havoc with our business. But when we know what they are, our self-talk can tame them and even banish them. Take a look at these drivers and see if any of them apply to you:     The Be Perfect Driver The idea that we and other people should be perfect is pervasive in our society. It is encouraged by the" perfect" people we are bombarded with constantly in the media. We berate ourselves and exp…
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Are you an Action Taker? Here are 5 Traits Of Successful Action Takers

The most successful people share certain secrets. Call them ideas or call them traits, people with power or success or money seem to have these things in common: 1. The power of persistence 2. The power of passion 3. The power of self-control 4. The power decision and action 5. The power of creativity The Power of Persistence We all know and admire people who have failed and gone on  to great success. Before he invented the electric light bulb, Thomas Edison failed more than 1000 times. He never saw it as a failure; he saw it as one more step towards succeeding. Henry Ford is another example. He came from a poor background with no education, but he looked at the horse and buggy, and saw the amazing cars we drive today. Abraham Lincoln failed in business and in running for government several times, but we all know how he ended up. Persistence will carry you when intelligence and luck do not. Many of us give up too soon. Winston Churchill, a hero in horrib…
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