I Got My Lucky Socks On!

Ever feel like you can take on the world when your head is focused on a positive outcome?  There, that’s the secret; being focused on the positive.  What are you focused on when you “feel” like a winner?

When we let our thoughts determine our feelings, we are making a conscious choice of being proactive of the positive.  This requires knowledge, preparation, focus and execution.  Often we can feel distracted under the pressure of a new environment or unfamiliar situation.  When we focus on the positive versus giving faith in the negative (fear, doubt and uncertainty), we increase our chances of a favorable outcome. [Read more…]

You have the right, but do you have the ability to be successful?

The first American woman that flew into space, Dr. Sally Ride, passed away during the Olympics.  That day I heard an interview where a reporter asked another female astronaut, “Why are there not more women in the space program?”  The woman replied with, “Women have just as much a right to be in space as men do.”  I don’t disagree with that, nor do most other people, but a right is not the same as ability. [Read more…]