Opportunities often present themselves when we’re unprepared

What happens when an opportunity arises and you know you’re not ready for it? There’s the age old Zig Zigler quote that says “Success is when opportunity meets preparation”, and I generally agree with this. But what happens when you’re not prepared? What happens when an opportunity arises and you know you’re not ready for … Continue reading Opportunities often present themselves when we’re unprepared

There will always be excuses to fall back on (if you allow them to)

Just because you have an excuse doesn't mean that you need to take it There are always a never ending list of excuses that come to mind with why you shouldn’t do something - there’s usually only a few reasons why you should. I recently read the book “The Drawing of Three” by Stephen King, … Continue reading There will always be excuses to fall back on (if you allow them to)

Getting lucky takes practice

Getting Lucky Takes Practice

"Gaining enlightenment is an accident. Spiritual practice simply makes us accident-prone.” - Suzuki Roshi There’s a famous story in the world of Zen Buddhism where the Zen master says to the student “Enlightenment is an accident.” To this the student stands up and yells in frustration, “Accident! You’re telling me that it’s all an accident?! If that’s … Continue reading Getting Lucky Takes Practice