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William James

There is but one cause of human failure. And that is man’s lack of faith in his true self.

WILLIAM JAMES

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Believe in Yourself

Believe in Yourself

We may feel that our talents intimidate, threaten or make others insecure. But if we think about how our talents can serve the world, then the focus shifts from ourselves and people’s reactions to our making a difference in peopl...

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Finding Brilliance

Finding Brilliance

 Some self-introspection to uncover hidden talents.

  • What do you do effortlessly – without a lot of study or preparation?
  • What do you do that other people find difficult?
  • What opportunities exist in today’s marketplace fo...

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 Marianne Williamson

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be briliant gorgeous, handsome, tal...

MARIANNE WILLIAMSON

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Focus on the Truly Brilliant Things

Focus on the Truly Brilliant Things

  • Practice and practice several hours a day
  • Develop a board-level of competency
  • Practicing the brilliance/talent everyday

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