If you have three frogs sitting on a log and one decides to jump off, you are left with three frogs. Deciding does not get you off a log. Jumping gets you off a log.


Get uncomfortable if you want to get comfortable.


A few years back, I conducted a workshop in Bakersfield, California. It was a typical day for me, which means that I had expended a great deal of energy and was pretty much spent by the time I arrived at my hotel in the early evening. Speaking presentations that last for hours are tremendously draining events. By the time I got to the hotel, I just wanted to be horizontal as quickly as possible.

I checked in and walked over to the elevator for the ride to my third-floor room. A sign was taped ...

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