We often assume that people simply are a certain way. “She’s such a bright, sunny person.” “He’s always such a gloomy Gus.” Nature gives us optimists and pessimists, and that’s all there is to it. But according to Jon Gordon, that’s a myth, a limiting belief that may be holding you back. He says this […]
Why You Should Welcome Problems
Several years ago, I was having a really rough day at the office. It seemed everything that could go wrong was going wrong—at the worst possible time.
5 Characteristics of a Strong Mind
We live in turbulent times. If we are to overcome the obstacles in our way, we must develop mental toughness. Former FBI agent LaRae Quy shares five ways.
Is It an Obstacle or an Opportunity?
In this short video, a classical violist is interrupted by the ring of a cell phone in the audience. Notice how he turns an obstacle into an opportunity.
Are You Focusing on the Obstacle or the Opportunity?
Many people fail at work and in life because they focus too much on the obstacle rather than the opportunity. Is it true in your organization?
The Necessity of Obstacles, Part 2
In summary, the greatest obstacle you face could be your greatest opportunity. It really comes down to your response to it.