The Perception of Influence

if you can perceive it; you can influence it.

Life is full of peaks and valley’s, each equate to growth
Perception is reality, and we influence both.

A Mountain to Something

Ever move a mountain? Ever make it budge? Ever even really try givin it a nudge?

“Ever move a mountain?
Ever make it budge?
Ever even really try giving it a nudge?”

Ascending to New Heights

anything is possible, ascend to new heights, fly, and shatter the sky!

“Stay down or stay level?
…gave the latter a try.
Make it to this level?
…give a ladder a try.

Get 1,000 miles high;
…then after that, fly,
hit a glass ceiling and

~exert from “Getting up Now”

PROJECT E.G.O.- 3 Phase Plan to Win the Conflict Within

The Ego is a Snake, often coiled, but always ready to attack

Make no mistake, we are at war friends.

Our enemy is deceitful, conniving, and…. surprisingly logical.

Our adversary will strive to convince us that it is not a foe, but a friend.

Our opponent will remind us of all the great things we are, and attribute it to our successes. Then subsequently  remind us of all we are not, and attribute it to the failures of others.

Our rival goes by the name of “Ego”, and it has been called the source of ALL conflict! Welcome to Project: E.G.O., the 3-step battle plan for shared victory in our individual battles.

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The Tallest Tree had a Striking Ego

The Tallest Tree once looked down upon the ones smaller than he, then got struck by lightning!

“The Tallest Tree
once looked down upon
the ones smaller than he.”


Appreciate all that you have;
Be humble for all that you are.
Learn for yourself, not for the class;
And only strive to raise your own bar.

For all that you were & are just now;
Will inevitably, like all things, be struck down.

Ego is the useless residue left behind with all else removed.

4 Tips on Maintaining the Creative Genius in You – it doesn’t take Einstein!

Albert Einstein was a Creative Genius, here's how you can be an innovator too!

“Everybody is a genius, but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid” ~Albert Einstein

Genius is a title which is typically received long after the creative moment occurred. Here are 4 tips to maintain the creative genius which you WERE BORN WITH!

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Look past the pain & see the opportunity!

see through the pain, and into the window of opportunity

“Beyond the pain;
there is opportunity!

Change Begins from Within

ALL change begins from within YOU!

“Change within;
or remain without

Inspired by: The BEST Resolution

This New Years, render your self-image in 1080p -- it's a picture-perfect resolution!

Want a picture-perfect resolution for 2013?
This year, render your self-image in 1080p!”

Inspired by: A Rocky Road

Life's a rocky road: but our perspective makes it full of obstacles, or full of ice-cream!

“Life’s a Rocky Road…
But we decide whether it’s made
up of obstacles or ice cream!”

Inspired by: Farsighted Victories

If victory is farsighted; arm it with some reading glasses!

“If victory is farsighted;
bring some reading glasses
into the battle!”

Inspired by: our ability to 4C change

change takes, clarity, courage, confidence, and commitment

“Change takes:
Clarity to see it;
Courage to say it;
Confidence to be judged;
Commitment to stand by it!”

Inspired by: The Choice of Sooner or Later

Is time up? It's up to you...

“It’s always too soon;
to say it’s too late.”

Inspired by: Being Positively Not Negative

“Two negatives make a positive;
a couple more positives make a trend!”

Overcoming Indecision: 3 Tools for any Decision Maker

The ‘lose-lose’ situations. The ‘what-if’ mind games. The wavering. The anxiety. The regret of one choice made too quickly and another not quickly enough.

Indecision is crippling. Yet, it’s a common struggle for many of us in our day-to-day lives; from the menial matters of where to make a purchase, to the life-changing commitments of a relationship.

Independent of the specific indecision you may be wrestling with today: these 3 tools will, quite decisively, help you become a better decision maker today!

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Inspired by: Choice Decisions!

“Most good decisions start with
the choice to BE DECISIVE!

Inspired By: Being Beyond Comparison!


“If it’s crazy to compare things that are not Apples-to-Apples;
call my favorite fruit Bananas!”

Universe You: Why YOU Matter!!

You are important. Without you, the rest of us would be nothing.

If you think that’s an overstatement, think again.  Better yet, stop thinking!

It’s time to reclaim your self-esteem. The building blocks of confidence start by deconstructing the building blocks of matter.

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