Obstacles

  • 8 ways to overcome Resistance

    ‘Commitment is the enemy of Resistance, for it is the serious promise to press on, to get up, no matter how many times you are knocked down.’  David McNally Overcoming Resistance is one of the most difficult aspects of creating legacy. It’s even harder than finding resources or persuading other people of the value of…
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  • What is your Mount Everest?

    ‘Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyse you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.’  Bernice Johnson Reagan Everybody has their own Mount Everest. I know an actor whose Mount Everest is memorising lines. An entrepreneur whose Mount Everest is time management. A lecturer whose Mount Everest is public speaking. My Mount Everest For a very…
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  • You are not alone

    ‘It’s often just enough to be with someone. I don’t need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You’re not alone.’  Marilyn Monroe Over the past few days, I have talked about the different phases you are likely to go through with your legacy project. Here they are again: The…
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  • The last 100 metres

    ‘It’s never over till it’s over.’  American proverb You’d think the last bit of work you have to do to complete your legacy project would be the easiest. That’s what I keep telling myself every time I’m in the motivation slump: if only I only had 10 more days to go till this is over……
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  • 10 ways to overcome obstacles

    ‘Most success springs from an obstacle or failure. I became a cartoonist largely because I failed in my goal of becoming a successful executive.’  Scott Adams In completing every single legacy project, you will have to deal with one or several obstacles. Here are 10 ways to deal with them:  1. Figure out obstacles before…
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  • Acknowledge, then move on

    ‘Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.’  Michael Jordan Something really shit happened to me today. It’s still far too painful to share here, but what I can share with you is how I am getting over it. First, I was so numb I couldn’t feel the pain or do anything else, so…
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  • 5 reasons why obstacles are your friends

    ‘Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to stern resolve. He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind.’  Leonardo da Vinci 1. Obstacles make you rise to the challenge. The bigger the obstacles, the more resourceful you will have to be in overcoming it. This will help you develop further than…
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