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Things just aren't working out for you. You put out your wants and needs to the universe but you still aren't rich and famous. And what's with this psychic mumbo jumbo anyway? I bought the books, I take the class, I wear the crystals, and I watch the TV shows.... how come I still can't talk to the other side or move things with my mind??? Well you just might have a Metaphysical Failure to Launch. Join us tonight at 7 PM EST as we help you figure out what is preventing the Laws of Attraction from working for you as well as we help you kickstart your psychic abilities. Let us help you get back on track. You just might be the next Sylvia Brown or Edgar Cayce!!!! Learn a bit, laugh a bit, or just join the chat room and hang out with us. Anyway you see it its bound to be a great time.
THE IMPORTANCE OF FAILURE IN EDUCATION AND SCIENCE
Dr Stuart Firestein, Neuroscience professor at Columbia, TedX speaker and author of the best selling book "Failure: Why Science is so successful". He will discuss this book and his previous one "Ignorance: What drives Science".
Talk to the audience about how "failure" is both needed and inevitable. Discuss various types of failures's various ways of viewing the failure, and how one may find positives in failure. Allow audience to ask questions about failure of the hosts, and how they overcame or continue to overcome personal and professional failures.
We will discuss how to overcome temporary failure in the negotiation process and strategies for ultimate success.
As usual, we will also discuss two delicious recipes for sharing. The "safe" recipe will be Vegetarian Eggplant Stew, and the "adventure" recipe will be Sweet and Sour Pork.
Proverbs 6:10-11 says: "Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man."
Our quote for today is from George Edward Woodberry. He said: "Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure."
Today, in the Get Things Done podcast we are continuing with Part 6 of our series titled, “Overcoming Fear of Failure”.
In our last episode, we talked about using imaging -- mentally envisioning ourselves doing that which we need to do -- as a way to overcome the fear of failure and get things done. Today, we are going to talk about another way to overcome the fear of failure.
Instead of imagining yourself succeeding at the task, imagine everything going wrong, in the worst possible way. By exaggerating your fears you make them look ridiculous, and your sense of humor usually restores your perspective. Either that or you will realize that even the worst possible scenario isn't so terrible after all.
Bertrand Russell was an advocate of this ploy. He urged considering "seriously and deliberately" the worst that could happen in any frightening situation. Then, he said, "having looked this possible misfortune in the face, give yourself sound reasons for thinking that after all it would be no such very terrible disaster. Such reasons always exist, since at the worst nothing that happens to oneself has any cosmic importance. When you have looked for some time steadily at the worst possibility and have said to yourself with real conviction, 'Well, after all, that would not matter very much,' you will find that your worry diminishes to a quite extraordinary extent."
Do you think you may never succeed? Are you struggling with fear of failure? The fear of failure can be immobilizing, as it can cause you to do nothing, and therefore resist moving forward. When you allow fear to stop your forward progress in life, you're likely to miss some great opportunities. Either you are a speaker, teacher, musician, manager, professional, you can conquer your fear.
Learn from this episode the practical principles to overcome any fear you have.
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Proverbs 6:6-8 says: "Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest."
Our quote for today is from Tony Robbins. He said: "I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy."
In our last episode, we talked about how we can overcome the ‘vague dread’ of failure by acknowledging our fear and then acting as if it didn’t exist. Today, we will expand on this topic.
Of course it's not easy to act as though your fear did not exist. But this technique works. People who require an easy solution to every problem might as well resign themselves to a life of disappointment.
The point is that while this technique of "acting as if" is not always easy, nevertheless anyone can use it. And when you do, it not only enables you to get the task done, but it builds your ego. You develop a self-image of boldness, instead of thinking of yourself as a victim of an invincible enemy called fear.
Of course, the technique can be used to develop other traits as well as self-confidence. William James and Friedrich Nietzsche both commented at length on the useful role this process can play in life, actually changing the realities of our existence. Thus, William James noted that whether we believe God exists or not, "We can act as if there were a God; feel as if we were free; consider Nature as if she were full of special designs; lay plans as if we were to be immortal; and we find then that these words do make a genuine difference in our moral life."
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Proverbs 12:24 says: "The hand of the diligent [the faithful worker] shall bear rule: but the slothful [lazy worker] shall be under tribute."
Our quote for today is from Napoleon Bonaparte. He said: "He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat."
Today, in the Get Things Done podcast we are beginning with Part 1 of a new series titled, "Overcoming Fear of Failure".
Is there any one emotion that, more than any other, causes procrastination?
Yes. Fear in its various guises is at the bottom of much of our procrastination. It figures especially in our putting off really important things, as distinguished from simply bothersome chores like cutting the grass or washing the car.
What kinds of fear preclude action?
Fear of failure, fear of self-disclosure, fear of ridicule, fear of the unknown, fear of falling short of perfection, fear of confrontation, fear of pain, fear of risk, even fear of success, to name just a few.
And the most common of these is fear of failure. The realization that what you want to do may not work out, and that you will then have to admit to yourself and possibly to others that you didn't succeed. Many people are immobilized by such thoughts.
But that's understandable, isn't it? You can't blame people for being afraid to stick their necks out when there's a chance they may lose them.
True, but one's neck is seldom at stake, although we often act as if it were. Failure doesn't mean annihilation or disgrace or an end of opportunity. It usually means a temporary setback and nothing more. Thinking of it that way can preserve your morale, your optimism, your zest. In short, it can change your life.
Join Bro. J.O. Sparks at 11:00 PM(EST) as he preaches a message titled, " Overcoming the powerful pull of Egypt. In scripture Egypt from it's first mention in Genesis has been mentioned many times in negative context. John wrote in Revelation that Spiritual Egypt was also called sodom and that was where the Lord was crucified. Revelation 11:8(NKJV) And their dead bodies will lie in the street of the great city which spiritually is called Sodom and Egypt, where also our Lord was crucified. The Children of Israel, though in bondage in Egypt, in the moment of difficult times and situations hearts were drawn back to Egypt. It was and is a place of spiritual bondage and so many of us look back, or wander back into bondage when we lose sight of the importance of a right relationship with God.
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