What To Do When Nothing Seems To Work

“Life is not an easy matter… You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness.”     ~Leo Tolstoy~

Some days I feel like I want to disappear and resurface at a mountaintop monastery in Tibet.  There I would meditate, relax, and forget my earthly worries and fears.  No more chasing money or power mingling for me.  Just silence and bliss.

For most people – myself included – we never seriously consider the Tibet-type option, but we do wish there was a way to break through the mental barriers holding us back from greatness.

Most people have no goals and no clear purpose for their life.  They find themselves settling into a life of surrender in their middle years and beyond, bitter and at wit’s end that things didn’t turn out right.

Everyone must either justify their failure or claim their success.  The difference between claiming the prize or not is often a matter of inches.

Zig Ziglar, a first-class life coach and mega-success story in his own right, explains the difference between success and frustration. Watch this inspiring video…

Keep pumping, my friends!  That’s the essence of Empowered for Achievement.

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