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Do as you tell.....

If there's one thing everybody hates, it's a person who talks the talk without "walking the walk."

Are we in agreement here?

It's common knowledge that one shouldn't tell someone to do something that they won't do. That's Credibility......Out.Of.The.Window.

There was once a great teacher, a grandmother & grand child. The grandmother asked the great teacher to tell her grandson to refrain from eating sugar. The teacher responded "Come back in the month." The grandmother did as instructed & returned in a month's time. The teacher politely asked the child to stop eating sugar, the child agreed. All was well.

The grandmother was grateful for the teacher's counsel but politely asked why he made her wait a month. The teacher replied "I cannot tell someone to stop doing something I'm doing. I had to quit eating sugar before I told him to."

That's one helluva example. Do before you tell, act before you preach, and d…

When the student is ready...

I try to spend as much time as possible with those I consider mentors. I consider mentorship one of the most beneficial activities I can do to ensure my success. Mastermind groups are the real deal, if you don't know what that is, find out....NOW! 

However, I was rapping with one of my mentors yesterday & he said something that stuck with me. Some of the simplest stuff is so profound sometimes. Often times, a simple dose of truth is all you need. 

At the end of one of his stories, he said "I'll teach anyone anything they want to know.The rest of that shit makes you mentally tired"

Funny, I've always heard "When the student is ready, the teacher appears" but it never made more sense than it does now. Especially since I noticed that's exactly how I felt! I was mentally tired. After the realization, thoughts spiraled. Deep down, this is always something I knew but sometimes we all need a reminder.

I believe that God uses people, & yesterday I think…