We must get over the mentality that making mistakes is bad. The only world in which making a mistake is a bad thing is the one in which we do it on purpose or we never learn from it and grow. So, go ahead, make a mistake, it’s OK. Check that. It isn’t just OK
In some areas of my life, I am adventurous, but I’m less than excited about trying something new in most areas. How about you? Are you willing to try something new today? I want to encourage us to be more adventurous and try new things. The benefits are numerous. Find something new to enjoy Grow
Making decisions can sometimes be the most difficult thing for me. I am an individual plagued with self-doubt and fear. As a result, I find myself seeking advice from all sorts of people. In one sense this is good. The wise person has many counselors. Still, I find that I’m not always looking for advice.
[iframe style=”border:none” src=”http://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4077680/height/90/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/custom-color/1e73be” height=”90″ width=”480″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Some of you may know that I am studying our early Presidents and the characteristics of their leadership. Currently I’m reading David McCullough’s biography on John Adams. I highly recommend this work as well as McCullough’s other works. I can personally recommend his book,
[iframe style=”border:none” src=”http://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4052174/height/90/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/custom-color/1e73be” height=”90″ width=”480″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] When I think about risk taking, I think about people like Neal Armstrong and Thomas Edison. People who had the courage to do things for which the consequences of failure were extreme. But the stories of these two men in popular culture seem very
Success is as much or more about the courage to take risks as it is about having the knowledge or skill to do the work. Todd Henry is one of those day-to-day mentors that teaches me through his blogs, books, and podcasts. His work shapes my leadership and growth. Enjoy this article on Bravery. “People