Motivated to Action

by Bill Mansell on August 18, 2009 | Articles

Have you ever had a time in your life when you just couldn’t get motivated? You knew what you wanted to do, you had the desire, but you just couldn’t get motivated to take the first step. When your get-up-and-go has gone and you find it difficult to get motivated to take action, consider this — you may be going about it all wrong.

The Masterpiece – Inspirational Video

by Bill Mansell on July 24, 2009 | Articles

Every once in a while, something comes along that truly inspires and motivates. Today, we’d like to share one with you, absolutely free. This 4-minute video captures the essence of positive expectation and accomplishment. It takes up to 30 seconds to load — but it is definitely worth the wait. Why not take 5 minutes right now, sit back, relax, turn up your volume and enjoy… The Masterpiece.

The Refining Process

by Bill Mansell on June 8, 2009 | Articles

Just as a river smooths and refines jagged rocks into smooth stones, our challenges and life struggles act like sand paper, smoothing our weaknesses, honing our skills, and polishing our personality until we are transformed into something better than we could ever have become on our own.

Say Yes to Life

by Grant Cardone on June 4, 2009 | Articles

This past week I was reminded of one of the most important lessons in all of life; in order to live life you have to say yes to life!

Learn to Be Calm

by Bill Mansell on May 13, 2009 | Articles

As our society becomes more and more turbulent, we need to take time to be calm, to be quiet, to cultivate peace. You can learn to be calm by cultivating personal solitude and peace in a troubled world.

Go Green!

by Amy Dougherty on May 12, 2009 | Articles

What are your core beliefs and values? Are they hidden under the cacoon of your daily grind?

Coming Home

by Amy Dougherty on April 13, 2009 | Articles

Examine each of the beliefs that you espouse on a regular basis. Ask yourself if it is your true belief or if you are simply nodding without thought. Eventually you will discover beauty of being at peace with your beliefs.

Do Something Spectacular!

by Grant Cardone on March 4, 2009 | Articles

His teachers said he was “too stupid to learn anything.” and was fired from his first two jobs for being “non-productive.” Thomas Edison’s 1000 inventions came during the Panic of 1873 — 6 years — and the Long Depression — 23 years.

The Heart of a Champion

by Zig Ziglar on February 25, 2009 | Articles

What makes someone excel in their profession? It can’t always be measured in conventional ways. Sometimes it is our desire that makes us great.

Love is a Decision, Not a Feeling

by Grant Cardone on February 14, 2009 | Articles

Love is not a feeling, love is a decision you make and continue to make in order to create an experience that is described as love. Love is an action that if you don’t use it you lose it. Love is like any communication, if you never send it out, you won’t get a return. Love is something you give to others not something you feel because something happens to you.

Constant Amid Change

by Bill Mansell on December 1, 2008 | Articles

It seems that change is all around us. Business approaches, technology, social trends, fashions — all change regularly. These changes are occurring at an ever increasing rate. Many of them are positive advancements: needed to compete in a global economy. But, change is not always progress. There are some things that should remain constant.

The Power of Concentration

by Bill Mansell on August 25, 2008 | One Minute Motivators

One of the great skills of successful people is their ability to concentrate.

Finding Your Purpose In Life

by Theresa Nixon on June 18, 2008 | Articles

Whether you strive to be the next Michelangelo, Bill Gates, or teacher of the year, you can achieve it if you believe it. All it takes is desire, vision, faith, action. And a whole lot of guts. Excerpt from the Introduction of “Finding Your Purpose In Life (Practical Advice From The Trenches)”

Remembering Your Successes Can Boost Self-Confidence

by Bill Mansell on May 14, 2008 | One Minute Motivators

Think of something amazing that you have done. Perhaps you built a successful business or created a work of art

Renewal and New Beginnings

by Bill Mansell on April 7, 2008 | Articles

As the dead of winter gives way to the renewed life of spring, nature begins a new season of growth and prosperity. If you have experienced disappointments and heartache in your life, just remember that you too can begin again, the past is over and done with, you can make a fresh start and become a new creature — the one you were meant to be.

Gratitude: A Key to Success and Happiness

by Bill Mansell on March 18, 2008 | Articles

Learn to foster the attitude of gratitude with the amazing story of Helen Keller. Although it often seems that other’s have it easy compared with our own problems, the truth is that everyone on this planet will have challenges, heartbreaks, and obstacles at one time or another. You can regain hope and confidence by garnishing your daily thoughts with thanksgiving and gratitude for what you have.

Zest for Life

by Bill Mansell on March 4, 2008 | Articles

On April 26, 2003, a lone hiker became trapped in the rugged mountains of Southern Utah. Trapped under a bolder for 5 days and facing death, Aaron Ralston of Aspen Colorado was willing to cut off his own arm so that he could continue living. Do you have that same passion for your own life?

Say “I Do” to Growth and Improvement

by Joel Weldon on May 29, 2006 | Articles

Any good marriage should be held together by the warm, powerful, attraction that binds a man and a woman who are growing and improving as individuals.