The Greek philosopher Sophocles said,
“Heaven never helps the man who will not act.”
And it’s amazing how some things have never changed. The key to success some 2500 years ago when Sophocles wrote these words is the same key that brings success in today’s world. Actions speak louder than words.
The month of July is all about courage. It takes courage to accomplish great things. My goal for this month is to encourage you to be bold, to be brave, and to have courage in your life. This week's coaching session is a short video to help you define courage and a tool to help us start making success simple in your life.
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A few weeks ago I was able to sit down with one of my friends Omar Periu and talk about the subject of Courage. Omar has truly lived a life of courage and would not be where he is today without it.
His story is marked with courage from the very beginning and I believe what he shares in these few minutes will inspire you and encourage you to pursue bigger dreams and have more courage in your own life.
Click here to play or click play below to hear more from Omar. You may also click here to get Omar's free eBook, "Get Fired Up."
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No one plays this game or any game perfectly. It’s the guy who recovers from his mistakes who wins.
All my life, I have been struck by the countless similarities between sports and life. Both sports and life require know-how, both demand talent and skill, and both can lead to glorious and fulfilling victories. However, sports and life are marked with obstacles and setbacks too, with mistakes and with crushing defeats. They are each marked with opposition, competition, and failure. And they offer us challenges, as well as opportunities to correct our mistakes and to rise above our failures. In athletic competition, there is always the next game or the next season. In a basketball game, there is always the chance to rebound a missed shot. And in life, we must create the same opportunities to turn failures into successes. We must keep “pounding the boards.”
In the past few days, our nation has been fractured by tragic events. We have felt shock, anger, betrayal, fear, outrage, grief, and loss.
Martin Luther King, Jr. said,
"We have learned to fly the air like birds; we have learned to swim the seas like fish, and yet we have not learned to walk the earth as brothers and sisters."
We are hurting, but even in this tragedy, we are not lost.