It was a dark and stormy night. The wind was howling. The thunder was crashing. The…
Wait. That’s not right.
Actually, it was a perfectly normal night and the only thing crashing was my foot into the side of the bed as I blindly stumbled toward the room of my howling 9-month-old son. Continue reading “When It’s Wrong To Be Right”
In the third grade, I was a sassy little know-it-all. I flaunted my intellectual prowess over the other students like a lord over his plebeians. I honestly don’t think I meant to be so elitist, I just hadn’t learned to reign in my enthusiasm. But there was one girl—let’s call her Tonya—who was about to call me out on it. Continue reading “The Power Behind Your Words”
Remember when your teacher said there’s no such thing as a dumb question? Same principle applies to ideas. There’s no such thing as a dumb or bad idea. Actually, wait. There is. There are lots of bad ideas out there.
But here’s the thing. Have the courage to share it. You’ll never know if your idea could change someone else’s life…or your own for that matter. Giving yourself the opportunity to fail also means you’re creating an equal and perhaps even greater opportunity to succeed.
So what are you waiting for? The world is your oyster…and it’s ready to hear your ideas. Well maybe except any that involve sharks and tornados. Or snakes on a plane, for that matter.