Live from Strength™ Life Lessons

By Wayne Ottum

A couple of recent events in my life have reminded me of some lessons life has been trying, I guess unsuccessfully, to teach me.  At least based on experience because I keep having them hit me in the face.  So, perhaps blogging about it will solidify these lessons once and for all…

The first lesson is that no matter what you do, someone in your life will expect more and consequently will be disappointed in you, in some fashion or another.  Whether you have done a lot of things, made a lot of money, lived a pretty healthy life, moved your life in a positive direction or got it done on time and under budget, someone in your life or business will point out all that is left to do, the money you left on the table, the few things you could do to live more healthy, how far you still have to go and someone will still want it faster, better and cheaper.

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Living Intentionally

The power is yours to create the life of your dreams with a clear vision!

You may have heard a few of these quotes in your lifetime, “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will take you there.” (George Harrison). Or, “If you don’t know where you’re going, you will wind up somewhere else!” (Yogi Berra). We really like these quirky little quotes because they capture the true essence of what happens when you’re not in the driver’s seat, actively navigating your life, and living intentionally. They also touch on the extraordinary power available to you by honing a clear focus, choosing a direction in alignment with who you are, and creating a compelling vision of the life of your dreams.

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