Tag: self-limiting syndrome

Stop Asking For Permission

Stop Asking For Permission

I  stumbled upon this great quote tonight:

“If you want to achieve greatness,
stop asking for permission.”

It stopped me in my tracks. After giving it the ‘ol SU thumbs up, I sat and thought about it for a little while. It’s an interesting thought because many of us struggle with this to some degree.

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7 Things You Need to Stop Doing Right Away

7 Things You Need To Stop Doing TodayIf any of these messages is for you, you’ll get it. If not, you won’t. Either way, I love ya.

Stop Saying No

Stop saying no to the things that will stretch you. Stop depriving yourself of amazing opportunities in which you can meet new people, try new things, and truly grow. Stop saying no to the calling God has placed on your heart.

“For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.” 2 Tim 1:7

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Every Entrepreneur's Struggle

Overcoming DoubtDoubt.

It doesn’t matter how sure you are of your purpose and your pursuit, you’re going to experience seasons of doubt. I’m not talking about doubting the likeliness of events or results, but doubting your very ability to succeed. This is dangerous.

Doubt comes down to a lack of trust; in our vision, in ourselves, in God’s provision… If we truly believe what we’re doing is what we’re supposed to be doing, then what reason do we have to doubt our success? Still, we all do it. No leader is immune.

Where does that doubt come from? Is it completely internal, or do other people ‘inject’ doubt into our lives?

Both…

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If You're Willing, You're Able

If You're Willing, You're Able

If you’re not, then you aren’t. So many of us are faced with incredible opportunities, but as soon as we face something that stretches us, we throw our hands up. We say things like “I can’t” or “I don’t know how” and move on, leaving our dreams and vision in the dust.

A year ago, I would have said some things like:

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How to Get Smart(er)

How to Get SmartFor the next part of our discussion on self-limiting syndrome, we’re going to talk about knowledge…

We all fall victim to knowledge-complacency from time to time. Whether its because you think you know it all or you just plain don’t care to know anything more than you already do, this a very unproductive place. The cliche “use it or lose it”  certainly applies to our mental abilities and its time to wake up.

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3 Symptoms of Self-Limiting Syndrome

Self Limiting SyndromeKeeping with the theme of overcoming self sabotage and battling limiting beliefs, we’re going to talk about a devastating disease called self-limiting syndrome. Please bear with the analogy. I’ve been out of the medical field for about 9 years now.

SLS, I’ll call it, is a disease in which the victim suffers from a life lacking fulfillment, satisfaction, and success. This condition is typically due to flawed thinking, negative internal dialogue, and a general unwillingness to break through previously established limiting beliefs and behaviors.

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