Category Archives: excellence

#NOEXCUSES2015

I have decided that #noexcuses2015 will be the motto for me in the year 2015.  I think for the most part I try to live my life that way, however there are times and places where I allow the excuses … Continue reading

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Two ears and one mouth

Maybe it is cliché, maybe it is the first time you are hearing it, or reading it.  You have two ears and one mouth and you should at least, yes at least, use them in that proportion.  Meaning you should … Continue reading

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The justification

Yep, we have all been there done that “The Justification.”  We have a decision that we have made or we need to make.  It can be big or small, major consequences could come from it, or no consequences.  It could … Continue reading

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“If Only”

These are the two most commonly used words within a psychiatrists office says one psychiatrist with over 25 years of experience. What does “If Only” mean?  Well it means a person is living in the past.  Looking back over their … Continue reading

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The meter is still running

I am sure most of us have been in a taxi cab before.  If you are like me there have been times when you have been sitting in traffic just watching the meter just keep running.  You are in the … Continue reading

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A link in the chain

Every discipline that you make in your life will lead to another discipline.  Eventually you will have enough links in the chain to have a well designed life.  Maybe you start off small with just turning the television off and … Continue reading

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40 hours is the starting line

This morning I was listening to the recorded version of the Dave Ramsey show like I do every morning.  In all his wisdom (which is why I listen) he said to someone who called in that they had competing goals. … Continue reading

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Lift someone up today

I have heard this before and so have you. Zig Ziglar said:  Be helpful. When you see a person without a smile, give them yours.  Be careful placing judgment upon others, for you know not what battles they are fighting. I … Continue reading

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The American Dream is not dead

I had lunch the other day with a young man about 23 years of age. Yes, I am old enough now (at least to him) to say young man.  Ugh!  I digress.  I met him at an event I was speaking … Continue reading

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Spare Time

We have discussed this before on selfdevelopmentaddict.   What you do in your spare time will determine your success or non-success.  Keep in mind, success to me is defined as the constant pursuit of worthwhile goals and dreams.  So you … Continue reading

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