"Fake it 'till you make it." We're always looking for shortcuts. I remember some of the kids in college constantly trying to get copies of the exams or arranging to cheat with others during the tests. They worked harder than those
No matter how successful you are, you still might possess a poverty/scarcity mentality. That means that you continue to look at everything as a cost instead of an investment. It means you've never been able to "shake" the original feelings
Every day people on social media are trying to perpetuate the myth that successful people achieved their success by cheating, stealing, and "privilege." They pay zero attention to hard work and talent (because these are not qualities they possess). I
Somehow, when people are complaining about sexism, or racism, or ageism, or ableism, or any other "ism," while using biased and pejorative accusations themselves, their argument loses its impact. Have you ever noticed that those who rail the most about others'
An ad hominem attack is one that is leveled against a person and not a point or issue. It attempts to impugn the owner of the opinion and undercut credibility and authority. It's a coward's way out of an argument. And we
If someone does something you find offensive or inappropriate, immediately ask yourself if you've ever done it (cut someone off on the road, cut a line, lied about an achievement, cheated on a test). If the answer is "yes," then
A volunteer, someone doing pro bono work, anyone offering free help, does not, in doing so, abrogate their professional responsibilities or conduct. I told a volunteer at a fund-raiser once that he was late and had caused us to be short-handed.
In the event that I spent my days trying to uncover conspiracies that were directed against me, like all those people on Facebook, explaining why I’m not more successful and happier, I’d choose: Billing operations (most notably AT&T) which don’t