The Secret to Not Caring What People Think

Whether it is becoming plugged into our identity, quitting alcohol or even becoming more confident, our worry of what people think can really affect us. From the jobs we choose, to the people we date and the risks we take, we often limit our actions through fear of criticism or judgment from others. This...

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Wise Words About Work

Are you feeling lazy at work? Are you thinking that maybe this just isn’t your day? Stop even before you start thinking that way. These powerful words I’m sharing with you in this post can give you the spark you need to steer towards the right track and still end your day in a more hopeful mood. If...

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Why We Should Never Give Up

If you woke up this morning thinking about giving up on your dreams, read this first. One of America’s best-selling authors was once told, “You’ll never make a dime out of writing.” And a director of some of the world’s top-grossing films was denied entrance in a filmmaking school. Read why we...

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What Separates Winners from Losers

It isn’t just talent that separates winners from losers. Work ethic, humility, and so much more spell the difference. Sports writer and bestselling author Jeff Pearlman tells examples of real champions to help us understand more about this matter. Read  Success: Winners and Losers | Psychology To...

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The Inspiring Story of Wilma Rudolph

Olympian Wilma Rudolph said, “The triumph can’t be had without the struggle. And I know what struggle is.” From being a polio victim to one of the world’s best runners, she sure knew what she was talking about. Read about her inspiring life on A Motivational Story of Olympic Proportions.

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Just Another Inspiring Olympic Story

We all know that there are many highly dramatic stories of Olympic athletes. But this time, I’m sharing this simple story about a former benchwarmer in high school basketball who’s now part of the US rowing team that’s won the gold for the past 2 Olympic Games. A story to inspire us to keep on going...

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Inspiring Quotes for Kids and Kids at Heart

In the previous posts, I’ve shared concepts on motivation in various aspects of life. But I think I’ve forgotten something that’s a rich resource of inspiring ideas – children’s literature. I love children’s books that are written so simply, yet so lovingly, that they really hit you hard. The writings...

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Inspirational Quotes on Managing People

Work is a broad subject that I think many can relate to, so I’m sharing this next installment about motivation at work. They say that the people are the heart and soul of the company. They set you apart from the competition. And managing people has never been a walk in the park. I’ve studied and...

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From the Gurus of Motivation Theories

This is another installment of my motivation for work series of quotes. I thought that I couldn’t write this without quoting people who gave us the very theories used in psychology and management. Managers and professors base their programs on the works of these gurus. I remember coming across these...

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Dealing with Negative People

As I’ve mentioned in a previous post, many of you have given interesting insights about the realities of life that we’ve featured here. And in this post, one of our regular readers, Anne Lyken-Garner, shares her wisdom in a full article about dealing with negative people.   All through...

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Building Confidence: Tips from an Expert

As I’ve mentioned in my recent posts, I’m sharing other posts that can help us encourage ourselves to keep on doing our best. And in having that winning attitude, having self-confidence is important. In his article about how you can build confidence, author and sports psychology consultant Jim...

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6 Steps to a Positive Business Attitude

For those who are into business, especially sales, here’s something that can help you improve your selling skills and mindset. Simple and concise steps to sell your products or services – from taking control to having a positive vocabulary – are presented on Achieve a Winning Attitude in 6 Easy Steps...

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