When Hurt, Not Harm Is In Their Best Interest

Nobody wants to disappoint someone, or hurt their feelings, but continually making exceptions to the rule, lowering standards, and not enforcing boundaries is not helping that person you’re leading.

When we have difficulty enforcing healthy and appropriate limits, or consequences, there’s a high probability we’re avoiding facing our own pain and fear.

When Creative Excuses Sound Good But Thwart Progress

There’s point when taking more time to research, get organized, and continue praying about an opportunity or goal is really a means for trying to cope with fear and overwhelm.

With a little graciousness toward ourselves, and a savvy strategy in place to outwit our triggers while still gaining ground, we can systematically and successfully execute a plan, and regain our desire to rise to the challenge.

Failure Is A Better Friend Than Quick Success

Many times, those who experience relatively quick, “easy” success right out of the gate typically lack staying power. When things don’t go as planned, when further endeavors aren’t as readily achieved, when storms hit, they are unable to bounce back, so they crash and burn, then hang their head and tip toe away into the shadows to lick their wounds, refusing to try again.