Believe this: “Energy Gets Opportunity.” That’s real E-G-O.
Believe in change.
Believe goals are reachable. Dreams without action are trees without leaves.
Believe success has no color, buy age or zip code. Giving up is life’s easiest task.
Believe creativity, good mentoring and coaching are as important to some as education.
Believe timing. Your bus might be early, on time or late. Just be ready to climb aboard and take advantage of the ride. In this economy, there are fewer buses.
Believe a positive attitude brings positive results. Toss negative thinking, distractions, naysayers, doubt, fear and excuses.
Believe critics are everywhere. Sometimes closer than you think.
Believe yourself, but know the face in the mirror. Analyze yourself before others analyze you.
Believe accountability and fair leadership are the keys to a successful business or team.
Believe resilience wins. Mental toughness is a necessary trait. Not everyone has it.
Believe success stories. “Cheer for the champions. Then become one.”
Believe this: “If you don’t create your own direction, others will help you stay lost.”
Glenn Proctor, former editor of Richmond Times-Dispatch. Currently: motivational speaker, career adviser, coach and leadership trainer.