|The Lounge | Champions | The Wire | Schedule | Audio | Arcade | The Top Ten | Historical | Email | Video|
ABCs for High Achievers
A im for what you want by focusing clearly on priorities.
B elieve in yourself and your goals, and then begin to strive for them.
C ount your blessings, create opportunities, and commit to faith-driven action.
D ream big dreams, design a plan, and dedicate yourself to excellence.
E nergize yourself with positive thoughts, and expect daily miracles and victories.
F ollow through with faith-driven action, and forgive mistakes of the past.
G ive time, energy and extra effort, and give thanks for all that you have and will receive.
H old on to your dreams with desire and faith through the long winters of life.
I magine yourself as successful, and release thoughts of fear that would limit you.
J ourney out of your comfort zone to acquire new knowledge and greater rewards.
K eep moving forward little by little, gaining new wisdom and courage each day.
I mplement strategies that work, and toss those that don't work.
L ove yourself enough to take good care of you so that you'll be able to take care of those you love.
M ake room for the most important things first, and move into action when the time is right.
N egotiate with others so that everyone wins.
O pen the eyes of your spirit, and see the good in others and in life.
P ractice the skills needed to propel you to the level of excellence.
Q uestion things you may need to remove, and increase energy by living in a stress-free environment.
R ecognize favorable circumstances, ride each wave with courage, and rest to renew your energy.
S tand firm on your commitment to excellence. Seek out the people and information that can help you succeed.
T hank God for all blessings, take control of your time, and tackle each problem with integrity.
U ncover your talents, unleash your creative spirit, and unite with God's purpose for your life.
V isualize your objectives as already achieved, and give thanks for their attainment.
W ake up to each new day of adventure, and wash out negative thoughts with positive prayers.
X cel by examining your results daily, and making adjustments in your actions as needed.
Y ield to your purpose and values, living each day with the faith and knowledge that you were created as a unique and valuable person.
Z ero in on your targets, and move toward them with desire, dedication, commitment, and faith.
This popular alphabet exercise can be applied to any topic. Give it a try by writing action words aimed at a specific goal or project that you are involved with. It's a great self-motivator and idea generator.
Wishing you many great achievements!
© Copyright by Steve Brunkhorst. Steve is a professional life success coach, motivational author, and the editor of Achieve! 60-Second Nuggets of Inspiration, a popular mini-zine bringing great stories, motivational nuggets, and inspiring thoughts to help you achieve more in your career and personal life. Get the next issue by visiting http://www.AchieveEzine.com
Don't you just hate it when people make excuses for their failures? So do I. But do you know what I hate even more? Finding myself making excuses for my failures! I have a policy that I try to live by: No excuses.
Why Idle Hands Create Stagnation in Our Lives
You've probably heard the phrase, "Idle hands are the devil's tools" -- meaning if you don't have something to keep you busy, you're likely to get into trouble. That can be argued of course, since the intent to cause trouble probably has to be present also.
Do More! Learn More! Create More! Live More!
Over the years in America and the west generally, the nature and means of education have dramatically changed. But it is an error to think that before the contemporary era of schooling on a mass scale that no one was deeply or broadly educated.
The wish to have or be something, especially one that seems difficult to achieve is an innate desire in every one of us. The quest of all mankind, whether it is admitted or not, is for a life of significance.
This Just Ain't Good!
"Nope, this just ain't good!" How many times in our lives have we had those or similar words bouncing around inside our skulls? Yeah, I've lost count, too!There are usually only a few reasons these annoying words show up. Occasionally, it'll be when we just run smack-dab into an "Oh Sh--! situation.
Map to a Gold Mine - Could You, Would You?
If a total stranger came up to you and said: "I've got a map", what would you think?Would you be intrigued or would you think he was nuts? What if he added: "It's a map to a gold mine." Would that get you interested?What if he said: "I'll sell you the map.
Can You Can Can? What You Can Do If You Really Go For It
One hundred years ago the laundry girls of Montmartre invented a street dance which became known as the Can Can. Some dancers love it and some hate it.
If Theres Money in a Dead Mouse...
My 4 year old son was very excited. I had promised himto tell a wonderful story tonight.
How to Make Bite Size Resolutions for 2005
It never fails. Another new year approaches.
About That Dream...
About that Dream..
Maximizing Your Potential by Definition
Someone once pointed out to me that in many of my presentations focusing on my theme, Maximizing Your Potential, I did not define potential specifically. Allow me to do so now.
How to Stay Motivated Until You Get What You Want
And somehow you knew how to stay motivated..
Being human is being fallible. Evolution determines that we all are naturally different.
The Road Less Traveled
Can someone please tell me why it is that men who have nothing substantial to offer continually approach me? Do you have anything of benefit to bring to MY table? Do I wear a sign on my forehead that reads: WANTED. UNEMPLOYED MAN WITH NO MOTIVATION, NO GOALS OR ASPIRATIONS.
Commit To Applying Lessons Learned
When growing up as a child, the concept of learning alesson becomes so routine, that many of us just set it asideas unimportant like many other principles that otherwiseshould be heeded.It is so true that all of us are mortal.
Overcoming the Fear of Getting Started
Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage.
Are You Lost or Are You Found?
It was one of those nights where the clock wasn't in sync with my schedule. As I was finishing getting ready to go out for the evening, the clock was telling me I should already be there.
Forgotten Your New Years Resolutions Already? How To Get Back On Track
How quickly we forget. We are only a few weeks into the New Year, how many of you have forgotten that you even made any New Year resolutions.
You lost your job. Your partner left you.
The Toughest Decision of All: Get Out or Get Going!
Many of us are influenced by the sports ethic: Never give up! When a basketball team is down by 20 with 30 seconds on the clock, the players never stop working. Spectators might be filing out, and the winning team might be deep into the bench, but the game goes on.
Section Site Map - Submit News - Feedback - Comments - Advertise with Us
Copyright © 2006 Luminati Inc. All rights reserved.