Tag Archives: counterproductive
How to receive more by refusing more
Have you heard the old story about the student and the tea cup? A young man who’s very proud of his existing knowledge seeks to learn even more from an older, wiser man, but the student’s pride and arrogance are … Continue reading
How to take action even though you’re a perfectionist
Perfectionism. It’s a chain I dragged behind me for many years. I hear many people admit to being perfectionists as if it were a badge of honor. However, I’ve come to believe that, in reality, perfectionism is just an excuse … Continue reading
Take responsibility for your success, but don’t go overboard.
One of the key lessons parents teach their children is what it means to take responsibility. The type of responsibility taught undoubtedly varies from family to family, but, unfortunately, there are some counterproductive views of responsibility that cross all kinds … Continue reading
Are you using “Why?” as a whip or a compass?
Do you know the one question that can stop you in your tracks AND propel you forward, depending on how you ask it? Continue reading