Going the Distance

I saw a video on YouTube and realized it was a perfect way to illustrate a resource I’ve been wanting to share with my readers. The video features two self-made multimillionaires asking self-help guru and motivational speaker Tony Robbins why some people follow through while others don’t....more

Online Nice Guy Justin Long and the Internet Writer's Oath

We live in a world of deadlines, and the online world has only increased the number of those self-imposed and work-dictated deadlines. If you're not racing to be the first person to break the news, you're racing to be the first person to write the best commentary on it. We don't thoughtfully examine a controversial tweet and pause for a few hours to consider our response. We jump on it -- shooting from the hip (and sometimes taking casualties when words are spewed without thinking things through to their ends). If something is hot, you post it immediately rather than letting it sit in your draft folder over night. And sometimes, our desire to be first, to be clever, to be the most read leads to flame wars. ...more

Don't know so much about the oath but I do think this post is important. It is difficult as a ...more

Going the Distance

Robbins then shares his “4-square” system (belief, potential, action, results) as well as how these elements are vital to momentum.  He notes that we all begin from a place where our beliefs about our potential is strong, which determines the actions we take and fuels the results we will achieve.  In essence, your results reinforce your beliefs; therefore, changing your beliefs will change your view of your potential rather than changing your potential or taking further action.  Going the distance, or following through, encourages you to visualize what you want, know why ...more