“No-Fail” Friday: Receiving mode

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How’s your road through the rest of this week been? Straightforward? A few surprise curves or bumps? Our theme earlier this week was the idea of being “in the driver’s seat” in your life, and how ambitious people can often struggle with the idea that they may not be fully in control of the wheel. Even when events catch us off guard or throw us off our game, we still like to think we’re the ones calling the shots.

Letting go of that idea is super scary. BUT, it also – strangely – brings you closer to actual control.  Read More


Power steering

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Ambitious people are used to making things work. Their efforts may have to be extended or dialed up, and it may take multiple attempts and strategy shifts, but they are set on getting where they’re going. It’s just a matter of when. When you think about it, it’s strange that we call people like this “driven,” when really, they’re driving. Or, at least that’s what they think.

By “they,” I mean you. Well…us, really.  Read More


Thankfully, yes

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In business, striving for your next step is how you stay alive. If you’re content where you are, you had better be really content because before long, you will find yourself alone there, as your colleagues or classmates (or competition) keep pushing ahead, deciding how to take everything they are working on to the “next level.”

At least that’s how it feels, right? Read More