How Taking Ownership Changes Everything, and How to Do It

With anything you do in life, there comes with it a certain amount of responsibility. For example, you’ve been given a body. With that comes the responsibility to take care of that body. No one else will do that for you. As a child, you’re given everything you need, but you still have the responsibility …

Why Am I Never Satisfied?

Have you found yourself jumping from thing to thing without ever being satisfied? Have you ever wondered why you never seem to be content? You’re not alone.  While being discontent isn’t ideal, it’s all-too-normal in American society. One study found that only 14% of American adults say they’re very happy. We all have “if I …

What Some of the Greatest Innovators in History Have in Common

What do Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Walt Disney, Oprah, and Steve Jobs all have in common? Of course, they are all iconic innovators who have changed the way the world thinks and acts, but that goes without saying. Looking beyond the obvious, each of them faced the same issue at some point in their journey …

Why Dreams Die

Have you ever wondered why dreams die? Why do people settle for lives that are less than what they imagined? How is it that too many of us (most of us) quit on our dreams and decide they’re no longer worth chasing? People talk a lot about making a difference and changing the world, and …

The Art of Starting Something New Without Ruining What You Have

Have you ever gotten tired of the same-old stuff and decided to go down the path of starting something new in life? Maybe it’s your job, your car, your hobbies, your hair, your clothes, the music you listen to, the way the organization you work for operates, the work you do within your organization, or …

Perception vs. Perspective: How to Adjust Your View to Restore Your Faith

Perception and perspective are very powerful. They drive everything we do. Perception is how we receive information, and it’s driven by our personality, beliefs, and experiences. Our perspective, on the other hand, is where we’re standing and the viewpoint from which we see things. These are very closely related but aren’t the same thing. They …

The Power of Perspective: How to Balance Everything Without Losing Focus

We all get blinded by our own ambition from time to time. We get so caught up in what we want and how we see progress unfolding in our lives that we forget to back up and adjust our focus on what’s truly important around us. That’s when we need perspective.  Perspective is defined as …