Making the Right Mistakes

Are You Making the Right Mistakes? Who’s wealthier, A or B? A. Bill Gates as we know him despite the mistakes Microsoft has made in software development and its legal defence? B. An alternative-world Bill Gates who instead of founding Microsoft finished Harvard (with high honors) and became a world-class, bug-free programmer? #A, right? The concept of Bill Gates writing …

Living the Full Spectrum

by Sheila Adams, M.A. Organization Development What do you really want in your life? It really saddens me when I hear from people that they bury their dreams and desires because they don’t want to hope for something and be disappointed. Why is it so common to feel guilty about getting what we want? As I mentioned in the March …

Life’s Purpose

You can find your life’s purpose in your values We all need a reason for living and the stronger the reason, the more motivation we have. You can think of your life’s purpose as something you do, such as being a good parent, or good husband/wife. Or, you can think of your purpose in terms of achievement such as being …

Laughter Heals

The Wonder of Laughter, Too Important to Leave to Chance Laughter is a universal language that transcends all cultures. As a sustained aria is to a shivering chandelier, so do laughter’s loud gales compel communication barriers to simply disintegrate. It opens doorways through which we discover our commonality and connectivity with others. It is virus-like, in that it replicates and …

Key to Happiness

The Real Key To Happiness, Peace of Mind, and Massive Success by: Rick Miller Do you know the secret that allowed 100% of the world’s wealthiest people to become successful? Amazingly though, even if you read all their books, attend their speeches, or even ask them in person, you’ll probably never discover the one true secret of their success. Why? …

How to Change Belief

Use Your Belief Power! By Dr Jill Ammon-WexlerLife Adventurer© 2005 All Rights Reserved Have you ever wondered how you came to be who you are?Why you think the way you think? Why you act the way you act? Actually there is one source of why we act as we do …what we are capable of accomplishing … and who we …

Quest For High Self-Esteem

by Mel Wayne STEP ONE … IDENTIFY LOW SELF-ESTEEM The identification of low self-esteem is the first and most revealing step in our quest for esteem. It is easy to identify l.s.e. characteristics by naming low self-esteem personality traits. Before we reveal low self-esteem behaviors, let’s prepare ourselves for an emotional revelation. There’s an excellent chance we’ll find a few …

Growing the Leader in Us

by Jim Clemmer For what we’ve discovered, and rediscovered, is that leadership isn’t the private reserve of a few charismatic men and women. It’s a process ordinary people use when they’re bringing forth the best from themselves and others. Liberate the leader in everyone, and extraordinary things happen. — James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner, The Leadership Challenge: How …

Getting the Job You Want

9 Secrets to getting the job you really want By Bill DueeaseCopyright © 2003 by Bill Dueease Interviewing for a job is a very stressful and difficult process. This is even more intense today because so many companies are reducing their workforce, which increases the number of applicants for a shrinking number of jobs. The competition for jobs in fierce. …

Getting Over Fear

Getting Over Fear and On with Your Life by Chris Widener I have worked with thousands of people through the years and written for millions of others, many who have written to me for advice and the like. One of the things that I have found to be common in so many people is fear. Fear is something that cripples …