“You will become way less concerned with what other people think of you when you realize they seldom do.” - David Foster Wallace, “Infinite Jest”
How concerned are you with what others aren’t thinking about you?
“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.” - Albert Einstein
What are your dreams and goals tied to?
“Your worst sin is that you have destroyed and betrayed yourself for nothing.” - Fyodor Dostoevsky
What are you doing to make sure you don’t destroy or betray yourself?
“All you have to do is take a close look at yourself and you will understand everyone else.” - Isaac Asimov
How does examining yourself help you understand others?
Wearing my Circle of the Panda shirt that was given to me by my friend, J.D. Ross. J.D. is a business consultant who allowed me the opportunity to be a guest on his podcast, Circle of the Panda. All Circle of the Panda merchandise is made in factories where the workers are kept safe from human trafficking.
“Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine, and last you create what you will.” - George Bernard Shaw
How do you create what you will?
Please check out my latest audio recording from The Never Settle Podcast with Mel Clarke. You can listen to the podcast by clicking on the AUDIO PODCASTS & RADIO INTERVIEWS button at the top of this page, then click on the PODCAST INTERVIEWS tab and scroll down and click on The Never Settle Podcast tab.
“What to do isn’t the problem; doing it is. Most of us know what to do, but we just don’t do it. If I can control the guy in the mirror, I can be skinny and rich.” - Dave Ramsey
How does your control of the guy in the mirror lead to success?
How do you define success? Do you train and develop, and work to beat everyone in your race of life? Do your sacrifice the needs of others in order to enhance your own needs, or do you sacrifice your own needs for the betterment of others? Please watch this short video about the importance of ensuring we all win in this race called life!
“Normal is not something to aspire to, it’s something to get away from.” - Jodie Foster
How are you getting away from normal?
“The purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.” - Kurt Vonnegut
Who is around that you should love?
“Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” - Les Brown
How are your fears living your dreams?
Please check out my latest audio recording from the One Day Less Podcast with Carlos Acosta Rodriguez. You can listen to the podcast by clicking on the AUDIO PODCASTS & RADIO INTERVIEWS button at the top of this page, then click on the PODCAST INTERVIEWS tab and scroll down and click on the One Day Less Podcast tab.
“The enemy of the best is not the worst. The enemy of the best is ‘just fine’.” - Dave Ramsey
How do you define the enemy of your best?
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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 ten-year cancer journey with his diverse business, athletic coaching, and law enforcement expertise, he delivers compelling yet relatable presentations for conferences, on-line events, panels, meetings, and seminars.