US ~ UK ~ NL
+001 646 797 3291 (text and voice messages only)

Tag: failure

good thing

How to Spot if You Are Talking Yourself Out of a Good Thing

How do you spot if you’re talking yourself out of a good thing? I’m not talking about an impulse buy. I’m talking about that noun — that person/place/thing/idea  — that you’ve been thinking about for weeks.  Months.  Years. Are you taking too long to think about it? Whether it’s an idea, a pair of jeans, …

fear

Something Will Beg You to Fear

Fear is Holding Us Back If you haven’t seen the movie, Defending Your Life, you should. It is an incredibly intelligent Albert Brooks comedy from 1991, starring Albert Brooks and Meryl Streep. I don’t know many people who remember the movie, and that’s unfortunate.  For me, this was a bellwether story. It voiced something that I …

Is Failure Your Path to Freedom?

Is failure your path to freedom? “I can’t…” Can’t is a four-letter word. “I shouldn’t.” Who says? “But what about…” Eliminate the word “but” from your vocabulary. Replace it with “and.” “What about” has its place during the active planning and execution of an idea – not the avoidance of your dream. “What will they …