I remember it like it was yesterday. I was sitting in my office chair with my eyes focused on the computer screen working on a spreadsheet when my phone rang. It was mom.
Failure is a word you should banish from your vocabulary. Interestingly enough, people fear failure because it has the potential to affect their identity. When you fail, you become… a failure! No one wants to be a failure so let’s not even take that risk! Wait just one minute. What about all those books? Fail your way to success, they say. Failure is the only way! Fail forward! Does that even make sense?
Did you know....Over 40 million people experience "anxiety" which is now claimed as the most common mental illness in the US. Seriously, if you have even been diagnosed with anxiety, how does it feel knowing you have a diagnosis of a "mental illness"? If you are like me, it didn't feel good at all. If you haven't read my book, I was diagnosed with General Anxiety Disorder and placed on a pretty powerful psychotropic drug called PAXIL.
As your daughter grows up, the first love she will experience is that of her father. This is not a creepy kind of love yet a love that shapes both her conscious and unconscious perception of what she expects from a man in a relationship.
I am sure you have been at a point in your life where you were extremely excited to do something. Maybe you wanted to start a new company, start working out or lose weight. The thought of such an accomplishment makes you feel amazing inside. As excited as you are, you say " I'm going to get a good nights rest and start that TOMORROW!"
Through countless leadership interviews I have either held or have been involved with, one of the most commonly asked question seems to be “What is your leadership style?”. Rightfully so, as an interviewer, it is important to understand how the applicant will lead.
To give you a bit of "pre-publish" content, I am providing you with the very first chapter of the book, the introduction. I am still about 45 days from publish and this content will change, especially with proofing still needed. I have poured my heart and soul into this book that is life changing while not hard to read.