“Okay Tyrone. This must be a mistake. You couldn’t seriously have just started a new year and all you could think about is yourself.” As Caribbean disk jockeys would say: “Wheel and come again, Tyrone!”
My task this week is a simple, yet profound one. I wish to express my deepest gratitude to all of you for your support of the weekly blogs on this my new website, but I especially want to thank so many of you who have already bought my new book Unbeatable! Seven Pillars of Personal Excellence.
I’ve never been so close to the wheels of an airplane before! This is how I felt as I made my way from St. Maarten to Anguilla recently, on my way to a sports conference.
Today’s blog is adapted from Chapter 2 of my upcoming book Unbeatable! which is scheduled to be released within the next few weeks! It’s about personal integrity.
Consider one of the boldest statements I’ve ever heard: “God is still the most important, most valuable, most satisfying, most all-encompassing and, therefore, most relevant reality in the world.”
These are two words to wake anyone out of their slumber. Parents, teachers, coaches and bosses demand it.
Depending on my emotional state, my attitude and my level of humility, I could welcome such a statement with gratitude or reject it with disdain.
“My priorities between now and the end of the year will be to…”
Are you complacent? Have you settled into a pattern of destructive habits telling yourself, “it’s not so bad, there are others worse off than me”?