It's Time To Be The Boldest Person In The Room

It’s Time To Be The Boldest Person In The Room

There is a reason why you’re not getting where you want to go.

There is a cause for not getting what you want.

There is a correlation between how you’re acting and what you’re trying to achieve.

Here it is:

You’re not being bold enough.

No one has ever made a difference by sitting around and waiting for something to happen.

No one has ever accomplished anything even remotely interesting watching from the sidelines.

No one has ever won a fight by being timid.

There is a time for waiting. But it’s not now.

There is a time for going with the flow. But it’s not now.

There is a time for letting someone else take the lead. But it’s not now.

Right now, it’s time for you to be the boldest person in the room.

Deep breath. Ready…set…go.

Proof That Nice Guys (And Gals) CAN Finish First

Have you won a gold medal in the Olympics?

Have you won 70 different titles in your field?

Have you overcome cancer, not once, but twice?

Have you started your career over multiple times?

Have you used your passion, your life story, and your gifts to make a difference in the lives of countless others?

Have you remained a humble, generous, genuinely nice person through all of it?

Scott Hamilton has.

This weekend I listed to an interview with Scott on Donald Miller’s Building A Storybrand podcast. It was one of those “just what I needed to hear right now” kind of interviews. Scott talks about keeping your fire alive, overcoming adversity, and most importantly, how to win in life.

It’s so refreshing to hear a story about someone who disproves the idea that “nice guys finish last.”

I thought you might like to hear it, too, so here’s a link to the episode:

Listen on the Building A Storybrand website

Listen on iTunes

(The interview starts at 10:25 if you want to skip right to it)

 

Have a great week!

 

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Better Than Expected

Has Anything Ever Ended Up Better Than You Expected?

Have you ever ended up someplace you didn’t expect?

Maybe you’ve ended up on the side of the road with a flat tire. Or you’ve ended up in the emergency room. Or sitting across from someone who is telling your your services are no longer needed. I know, nice start to a post, right? We usually associate unexpected endings with something worse than we were shooting for. But have you ever ended up in a place that was BETTER than you expected?