The Evolution of Failure – do it early

Part 1- Understanding I recently watched a video clip on success featuring Will Smith, and it led me to a slightly longer Denzel Washington (he is an amazing speaker) clip.  Dazzled by the content I found myself wanting to blog about it, and my reaction once in words started to grow until it was obvious […]

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Modesty, the 5% golden rule (and the 3 Cs)

This is the third and last post in my consistency, confidence and celebration series. I am a complete technological failure. I know I have said this previously and considering the fact I do have social media and run a blog and have a website you probably think I exaggerate.  Trust me I don’t. What I […]

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Accomplishment and Confidence celebrate their forever (too many years to count) anniversary.

To accomplish anything, you need confidence. Confidence comes with self-awareness. Simple, you say? You wish, I answer. It is hard enough to be that honest with others; it’s even harder with yourself. Christopher D Connors says that a “major component of confidence is the value you place on yourself. Confidence is about the faith you […]

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Confidence and Comfort, a zone where opposing forces co-habitat

As writing becomes more serious I find I am in a constant battle with confidence. It is ironic because I have just completed the final edit of my novel (see the note at the bottom of this post) with the help of some wonderful people.  It has been a tediously repetitive but necessary process.  However […]

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Up and Running

A week after the big event and I still can’t quite grasp it.  I can call myself an author.  That might sound strange considering I have been blogging for a year but somehow the publishing of a book is so different.  Blogging has continuity; you can change your mind and rescind whatever you wrote or […]

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