“The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way.” - Marcus Aurelius
What impediment is empowering you?
“The squeaky wheel may get the most oil, but it is also the first to be replaced.” - Marilyn Vos Savant
Are your squeaks causing your replacement?
“Of all the tyrannies of humankind, the worst is that which persecutes the mind.” - John Dryden
Do you allow tyrants to rule your mind?
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“The true meaning of a term is to be found by observing what a man does with it, not by what he says about it.” - P.W. Bridgman
How are your actions mirroring what is being said?
Please check out my latest podcast, Define Yourself, where I was interviewed by Chris Mitchell. You can listen to the podcast by clicking on the PODCASTS & RADIO INTERVIEWS button at the top of this page and scroll down and click on the Define Yourself Podcast tab. You can also watch the podcast on YouTube by clicking on the VIDEOS button at the top of the page and click on the Define Yourself Podcast link.
“Who speaks, sows; who listens, reaps.” - Argentine Proverb
How are your listening skills contributing to your success?
“If moderation is a fault, then indifference is a crime.” - Jack Kerouac
What important things are apathetic to you?
“Loss is nothing else but change, and change is nature’s delight.” - Marcus Aurelius
How do you use loss to find your destiny?
“It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.” - Andre Gide
What are you hated for?
“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” - Ludwig Jacobowski
What disappointment are you crying about?
“We do not remember days, we remember moments.” - Cesare Pavese
What are you doing to make the moments spectacular?
“Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.” - Soren Kierkegaard
What reality are you experiencing?
Please check out my latest podcast, Mindset of Steel Video Podcast, where I was interviewed by Fernando Sosa. You can listen to the podcast by clicking on the VIDEOS button at the top of this page and scroll down and click on the Mindset of Steel Podcast tab.
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Author & Motivational Speaker
Terry is a sought after speaker who believes in the power of a story to motivate, inspire, and help others lead their uncommon and extraordinary lives. By combining his eleven-year cancer journey with his diverse business, athletic coaching, and hostage negotiating expertise, he delivers compelling yet relatable presentations for conferences, on-line events, panels, meetings, and seminars.