Author archive: Mike Goncalves
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06
2018

There Is No Such Thing As Being Fearless

I recently saw this quote… “Once you become fearless, life becomes limitless.”  My immediate thought was, “Awesome, love it!”  My next thought was, “Wait a sec, I don’t think there’s ever been a single success I’ve achieved where fear wasn’t present.”  As I think back to the accomplishments I’m most...

09
06
2018

Success Is Overrated

Here’s a statement you probably wouldn’t expect from me…  Success is overrated.  Yup, you read that correctly.  Success is overrated.  And while I think success of all kinds is fantastic, I also think it’s grossly overrated.  Here’s why.  I’ve always thought of success this way…  “Whenever I achieve...

08
06
2018

Listening To Understand vs. Listening To Respond

Years ago, I can’t remember the book, but I remember reading the following expression… Listening to understand versus listening to respond.  Initially I had no idea what the heck that meant.  I figured it was probably just a cute play on words.  As I read more into it and began to fully understand w...

07
06
2018

Getting Over Past Failures

Past failures have definitely set me back. Not from the failure itself, that’s been a learning opportunity. More so from my inability to move on from the failures.  You ever fail at something and then feel like you just can’t seem to get over it?  Where you constantly stew on it?  It could be a fail...