Tag Archive: life

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There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true. The other is to refuse to believe what is true. Søren Kierkegaard

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The relationship between Excellence, Practice and Failure.

Excellence is achieved by spending 10,000 hours practicing a given activity. Practice, however, is cited as the least enjoyable and most difficult experience along the way.  What’s the takeaway? Quit berating yourself while… Continue reading

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The question we need to ask ourselves is whether there is any place we can stand in ourselves where we can look at all that’s happening around us without freaking out, where we… Continue reading

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“When we leave ourselves alone, when we’re flowing like we’re supposed to flow … we automatically go into a creative mode.” –Alan Arkin from a conversation with David Ulrich in “Broadening the Arc… Continue reading

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nevver: Nothing that has meaning is easy. ’Easy’ doesn’t enter into grown-up life. ― Michael Caine

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Water which is too pure has no fish. Ts’ai Ken T’an

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Things aren’t permanent. Things will wear out and be replaced. Moments are permanent. They will never change once they occur and can never be replaced. Spend some energy on a moment instead of… Continue reading

How to Attend A Conference As Yourself

Do you ever feel like you need to become something you normally aren’t to fit in with what you think everyone else is being? Peter Bregman writes about this concept from his experience and perspective of… Continue reading