4 Surefire Ways To Boost Your Self-Confidence

Michael K Personal Development 3 Comments

Over the course of our lives, numerous factors impact our self-esteem in some way. Four of these factors are (1) Our Parents (Parents are especially influential when we’re young children and adolescents) (2) Our Achievements (3) Comparisons To Others (i.e., Assessing whether or not we performed better than others in certain activities) (4) Our Peers Overall, these four self-esteem influencers can be summed up in two short words: OUR EXPERIENCES. How Our Experiences Help Shape Our Self-Esteem Our experiences, if we choose to allow them, will determine what about our …

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5 Ways Successful People Start Their Mornings

Michael K Personal Development, Productivity 3 Comments

Winning at anything takes practice. Just take a look at anyone who’s ever won anything in life and you will discover a set of behaviors practiced over time that led to success. Whether you know it or not, you too have a morning routine. But is there a way to determine which morning routine is “best?” What behaviors do high achievers practice each morning that set them apart from those who aren’t? While there are no set rules for what is “best” for each individual person, here are five things …

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Michael K Personal Development, Spirituality 9 Comments

From time to time, I enjoy featuring other voices here on the blog that I believe will contribute to your personal growth and development. In the past, I’ve featured content from Pastor Steven Furtick and today’s post entitled 100% once again comes from him.  If you aren’t already familiar with Pastor Furtick, he is the founder and lead pastor of Elevation Church based in Charlotte, NC. He is also the New York Times® Best Selling author of Crash the Chatterbox, Greater, and Sun Stand Still. For more great content from Pastor Furtick like the post below, be sure to check out his daily blog by clicking here. 100% …

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What Matters Most To You In Life?

Michael K Personal Development 6 Comments

Recently, I ran across an incredibly interesting video of a TED Talk given by New York Times Op-Ed columnist David Brooks. In his TED Talk, Mr. Brooks outlines a very thought-provoking question: “Should we live our lives with our résumés or our eulogies in mind?” Let me explain… In his talk, Mr. Brooks shares that in life there are two sets of virtues: (1) Résumé Virtues & (2) Eulogy Virtues. Resume virtues are the skills you’d place on your resume. They’re what you bring to the marketplace. Eulogy virtues are …

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Can You Overcome Approval Addiction? Absolutely!

Michael K Personal Development, Spirituality 4 Comments

“You can be the ripest, juiciest peach in the world, and there’s still going to be somebody who hates peaches.” – Dita Von Teese For years, I battled with approval addiction. Time and again I performed—looking to avoid rejection and gain others’ acceptance. If you’ve ever been there you know there’s always One more pound to gain… One more pound to lose. One more habit to start… One more habit to break. Performing for acceptance never ends! It feels like a hamster running on its wheel—constantly active but never making …

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