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how to beat negative self-talk propaganda (before it beats you)

The good thing about instigating is that so few people actually instigate, you’re competition is pretty limited. This make success (in any venture) possible and way more probable than you might expect. The bad thing about instigating is that so few people actually instigate, you’re not going to have very much company on your way to the top (or once you reach the top). The hard part when starting...

over the top

On July 1st, 1916, in the early morning dusk, the whistle blew. Thousands of men emerged from the trench line and charged into No Man’s Land. The largest army the British had ever fielded began advancing across a poppy field in the hope of pushing the Germans out of their entrenched position and routing the German lines. That was the plan at least. As the British advanced, German machine gun fire...

Fighting Future Failure

You’ve made the decision; you’ve stepped into the arena. You’re fully aware of what this means – there will be pain, setback, and failure. But running blindly into battle isn’t the point.  Any ‘go-getter’ can take an idea and run with it straight into oncoming traffic. No, the skilled fighter understands that while he will take a beating, that’s not his job – his job is to give a beating. The...

the war

Whether you recognize it or not, you’re at war. This is not a conventional war: The battle lines change every day.  The warzone is rarely defined. Sometimes the enemy is very clearly in front of you, pummeling you with everything they’ve got; other times, the enemy is lurking in the shadows right beside you, waiting for a moment of weakness before they attack. And your...

the enemy

“Finally!”  Sarah smiles. She’s got it: the perfect idea. After an afternoon of brainstorming with her group, Sarah’s come up with dozens of brilliant ideas, but one in particular resonates with her. Something about the idea just makes sense; it has tons of money making potential (after crunching the numbers, it works, no question about it), and it energizes her just thinking about it...

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