Being A Prisoner of Procrastination

Procrastination is a continuing battle that I am winning more often than not lately but it wasn’t always that way.  How about you? Do you procrastinate? Most of us do? You see it, you know it, you don’t like it when you do, yet you still do it… right? Until I looked deeper into why I remained firmly stuck in it. This TED talk that I posted about earlier this week gives a very good perspective on understanding what why could be behind your procrastination. If you did not view it yet I’d encourage you to do so. This quote suggests …

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Facing Fear Can Lead To Amazing Experiences

When it comes to facing your fear how do you respond? Jump in without thinking or do they paralyze you into avoidance at all costs? Might depend on the specific fear, right? Me too! When Gail and I travelled to Panama we ended up in Boca del Toro. It’s an idyllic little area on the Caribbean coast of Panama. We were going there to stay at a beautiful island getaway where we could unwind and enjoy the island life. But before we headed out to the island we had a few days in the town on the mainland. Sitting at …

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Running From Fear or Towards Your Dream

  What motivates you most to act to grow your business and achieve and live in Entrepreneurial Freedom?  FEAR OR DESIRE? The past or the present and future? In this post I’ll share why being clear on this and consciously choosing may be the difference between success and repeating your same old limiting patterns. Are you running away from something you fear, from pain, or the anticipation of either? Perhaps it’s an escalating debt load or the idea of having to have a job. OR Are you driven by a vision of something you really want? Perhaps you’re inspired by …

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The Fear of Letting Go

  The fear of letting go of something you hold very close when knowing you really need to let go of it can be very paralyzing. It might even have severe consequences to your life, your health, or your business. A friend of mine described holding onto an old habit of not wearing a seatbelt in a vehicle. Where did it come from? Long ago not wearing one saved his life. All evidence suggests wearing one is vital for safety and he knows it, yet he continues to go without far too often. Another friend has been trying to establish …

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I Am Fear

What are you afraid of?  How does it impede your ability to generate substantial wealth?  How does it impede your ability to deliver tremendous value?  How is it standing in the way between you and entrepreneurial freedom? This definition of fear came across my desk recently.  I think it provides an excellent framing of THE underlying factor limiting your success. “I am Fear. I am the menace that lurks in the paths of life, never visible to the eye but sharply felt in the heart. I am the father of despair, the brother of procrastination, the enemy of progress, the …

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