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Monthly Archives: January 2009

Your Tendency Does Not Have To Be Your Destiny

Okay, I’ve got tendencies——ways I naturally flow, habits and inclinations and routines that have crept in over the years. Some of these serve me, others do not. It is easy to say “That’s just the way I am,” with the unspoken but clear implication that it is beyond your control and must simply be accepted […]

The Beginner’s Mind

In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, in the expert’s mind there are few.”   – Shunryu Suzuki, Zen teacher Shoshin is a concept in Zen Buddhism meaning Beginner’s Mind. To have a Beginner’s Mind means to remain open to new ideas and concepts, to retain a sense of wonder and curiosity. When one […]

Want Better Results? Take More Action!

Tony Robbins once told a story about someone who complimented him on his public speaking and wished she had his “innate” talent. Tony gave it to her with both barrels. He explained how when he was starting out he spoke for free and that he would speak anywhere someone invited him. Invite him? Heck, Tony […]

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