Wednesday, August 8, 2007

Fear of Success

By: Michael Anthony McGrath,

It is well documented that many people fail to achieve their goals in life due to the phenomenon known as "fear of failure" but are you aware that a major factor that is often overlooked, is a state known as "fear of success"?

Fear of failure will lead many people into inertia - the inability to make decision or take action in case they receive rejection or negative outcomes. This mental state is fairky easy to identify and there are many tools in the personal development industry to help combat this plague and reprogram the mind for success. However, the fear of success is much more subtle, harder to spot and also harder to eradicate.

Jump Start Your Life!

by Keith Varnum

Ten ways to put some kick back in your life!

1. Be crystal clear about your own life passion.

When you're in touch with what brings you joy in life, you can choose wisely where to direct your creating attention. You then attract people and activities that do, in fact, make you happy and fulfilled. And, as you share your joy in the world, you naturally give expression to the core soul message that you are here in this life to impart.

Friday, July 20, 2007

Time Management

Time is the sparsest of all resources. Use it wisely. It’s not so much about
time management as it is about strategic management.

Management tends to focus on the issues of the day more often than on strategic
application. Each person in an executive team has areas that they are
accountable for and these demand attention. Operational issues rise to
the top and need attention.

Ten (10) Biggest Causes of Workplace Stress

by Dale Collie

According to, Americans spent more

than $17 billion for anti-depressants and

anti-anxiety drugs in 2002, up 10% from the year

before and nearly 30% over a two year period.

The Institute for Management Excellence reports

that American industry spends more than $26

billion each year for medical bills and disability

payments with another $10 billion for executive's

lost workdays, hospitalization, and early death.

Thursday, June 28, 2007

Determining your skills

Recently while waiting in line to be served at the supermarket I overheard the checkout operator comment to a customer that she had no skills; “that's why I'm working here”, was her comment. As I moved forward in the queue I started to become conscious of the skills the operator was displaying; customer service, cash handling and computer operations to name a few.