Mentally tough people distance themselves from their mistakes, but they do so without forgetting about them. Many qualities are attributed to an effective leader. These include everything from emotional intelligence to stronger communication skills. What else makes a strong leader?
Several years ago, when I was undertaking specific research for my book Enjoy The Ride, I came across an article entitled something like “Ways to Be Happier.” It struck me as being a good article to support my thought process as I prepared to write my book. The author of the piece included tips such as: “Think Happy Thoughts,” “Appreciate Moments,” “Set a Goal Such as Running a Marathon,” “Change Your Diet to Healthier Choices,” “Manage Time Effectively” and “Change
The little things in life, the smaller events that happen every day, often ignored, should get more than our fleeting attention. Appreciating these moments can make life more pleasurable, more nurturing and lot more bearable when things begin to get tough.
The most useless piece of advice you can give someone dealing with grief or stress is telling them to be positive. Will that suddenly bring them comfort or release an emergency reserve of inner strength and mental peace? No, it is actually as unhelpful as it sounds.
Two weeks ago in Orlando, a gentleman asked me, “Where do you get the inspiration to write your books?” Often, it comes from the interactions I have with the wonderful people I get to meet on my journeys and my speaking engagements. For instance, when I was putting down ideas for Turn The Page, I could not help but remember the chance meeting I had at 37,000 feet on a flight from Charlotte to Los Angeles. I must admit that