Beth's Posts, Experiences, Observations

Impossible? Maybe Not

The word ‘impossible’ doesn’t belong in your vocabulary, just like the word ‘perfect’ I discussed in an earlier post. It’s another word that limits your thinking and ability to achieve what you desire. If you think about it, the word ‘impossible’ is often associated with Herculean feats of some kind or dreaming of something that seems out of reach. What…

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Experiences, Observations, Peter's Posts

Life is about the Journey

There are two steps to getting what you want. First, know what you want. Once you know what that is, you just need to prepare yourself to receive it. This is the hardest part. We become impatient. As we wait, we constantly measure our progress and often ignore all the progress we make because it doesn’t look like what we…

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Beth's Posts, Experiences, Observations

Being A Planner/Scheduler Of Your Life Is A Terrible Way To Live

Opportunity Cost. It’s a basic business term defined by The New Oxford American Dictionary as “the loss of potential gain from other alternatives when one alternative is chosen.” When you live your life with everything planned out to the Nth degree, you close off other opportunities that could come your way. You miss out on things you can never know…

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Beth's Posts, Experiences, Observations

Don’t Dwell!

When I put a post out here for you to read, I don’t like to tell you to do something. Recently I spent time at Purdue talking to lots of people about my experiences since graduation, and I found myself sharing a couple of things I wouldn’t recommend doing. Dwelling on something you did and later wished you did something…

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Leadership
Beth's Posts, Entrepreneur, Experiences

So Many Leadership Opportunities for Women!

Leadership has many forms. There is positional leadership, situational leadership, charismatic leadership and many others. Google the word, and you will find not only definitions but all kinds of resources available to leaders. Skill building, mentoring, speaking opportunities and the list goes on. Today there is a chance for women to step into various leadership roles that have been ‘off…

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Experiences, Happier, Peter's Posts

What are your Micro-Choices?

Micro-choices are the quick, almost automatic reactions we have to what we encounter throughout the day. We make micro-choices all the time, and they have a huge impact on our lives. Our micro-choices set us off on a cycle of thoughts, beliefs, and feelings. This cycle keeps us focused on our choice. For example, if I see a new car,…

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