Tag Archives: motivation

Reaching for a Star?

“Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Here’s a little late January guilt (you’re welcome): If you’re like me, you started … Continue reading

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Failure

Failure is the fertilizer that feeds success. It stinks and is unpleasant to handle, but without it success is unattainable.

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Perfect Plans

“Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.”* ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Just a little Monday guilt for you (you’re welcome). For many of us the … Continue reading

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Be Who You’re Called to Be

I once dated a struggling British actress. We talked about how hard it was to make it in the movie biz. She mentioned meeting a 35 year old actor who’d wrapped work on a “kid’s movie” at London’s Elstree Studios. … Continue reading

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Castles in the Air

Which type are you? P.S. That’s a photo (not a painting) of a real hot air balloon created by a renowned European craftsman. He dreamed it and built it! “The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, … Continue reading

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dream…persevere…succeed (hopefully)

Originally posted on Kevin Hotter:
I know what some people are thinking. Dreams? Really? This guy is going to write about butterflies, rainbows and leprechauns? No way. I’m fully aware that if you are 5’1 with no athletic ability, you…

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