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Category Archives: Self Esteem

Real People… True to Myself

Playwright Neil Simon once gave a commencement address with the theme of being true to yourself. He said, “Don’t listen to those who say it’s not done that way. Maybe it is not, but maybe it can be. Don’t listen … Continue reading

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Real People… Redefine Limitations

Once there were two men fishing on the same side of the river. The younger guy was not catching a thing, while the old man caught everything in sight. The young man noticed, however, that when the old man caught … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Self-Talk

We all have conversations going on inside our heads and, no, we are not crazy. Well, at least I’m not! We all hear competing voices. One is a negative critic, and the other is a positive coach. It is called … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Belief

I…I believe…I believe that…I believe that we…I believe that we will…I believe that we will win! I believe that we will win! If you watched any of the recent World Cup Soccer games involving the US Men’s Team, you probably … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Risk Takers

There is a saying in baseball that “you can’t steal second with your feet on first.” Would Ricky Henderson have stolen more bases than any player in major league history if he were afraid to risk being thrown out? The … Continue reading

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Real People… Real Potential

I recently read a story of a St. Louis doctor who met a young man in high school who had lost his hand at the wrist. When the doctor asked about his handicap, the young man responded, “I don’t have … Continue reading

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Real People… Clear the way

We all want to succeed. Few of us, however, realize how much we get in the way of our own abilities to do so. The more we commit ourselves to the choice of mind over emotion, the more likely we … Continue reading

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