Critical people can be really hard to deal with… I’m sure you’ve dealt with your fair share of them, too.

And while it can be painful to your ego to hear criticism, especially from someone whose opinion really matters to you, it can also be very beneficial.

In fact, you can learn a LOT from criticism…

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If you’re open to allowing criticism to help you grow, you can use it as valuable fuel for personal development. 

Think of it as a gift, even though it’s being delivered in an unpleasant package.

How do you deal with critics and criticism? Click play and find out…

The truth is, as painful as criticism can be, it provides an opportunity for growth… as long as the person is being fair in what they are saying.

And that’s a growth opportunity, too… to develop the ability to hear someone out, assess your own behavior, and make an unbiased decision as to whether their criticism is valid.

Give it a listen… because as hard as criticism can be, anything that helps you become a better person is valuable fuel for growth, even if it wasn’t meant to be helpful.

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Finding Your Way Back

Life can take us down many roads, some good and others not so much. The decisions we make every day determine the paths we take… 

More often than not, when we find ourselves on the wrong path, we’ve managed to get there without even realizing it…

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Is Intensity or Consistency More Important?

When it comes to achieving your goals, what’s more important… consistency or intensity?

Without intensity, you might lack the drive to keep putting one foot in front of the other. 

But without consistency, you risk burning too hot and then burning out altogether.

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Leading Authentically with Total Confidence

Is there some kind of “secret sauce” that excellent leaders have, that allows them to step out with confidence, drawing others to them effortlessly?

You know the people I’m talking about. They’re confident, sure of their abilities… but they’re not cocky or self-possessed. In fact, when you’re around them, they make you feel better about yourself.

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