Don MacNaughton Coaching

Making Your Own Luck

“I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.” – Oprah Winfrey We’ve all heard those urban myths of amazing lucky breaks… the budding actor who gets a lucky break when a film director spots him handing out sandwiches on set and gives him the opportunity to try out for a part; the wannabe model who …

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Finding Your Motivation

“You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.” – Steven King Nothing is going to happen without the motivation to make it happen, so where does motivation come from? Motivation comes from passion, and passion goes hand-in-hand with inspiration. To find your motivation, you need to discover what inspires you… …

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Life Happens

“Life is what happens while you’re busy making other plans.” – John Lennon You need to know what it is you want to do in order to plan how you’re going to do it, but, here’s the big question: do you ever do any of the things you plan to do? Plans are good; plans …

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Dreamers Who Do

“The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers, but above all, the world needs dreamers who do.” – Sarah Ban Breathnach Perhaps one of the world’s best-known dreamers who did was Walt Disney. There’s a great Disney quote: “If you can dream it, you can do it.”  Disney’s creative process has been studied by …

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Where There’s a Will

“Things turn out best for the people who make the best out of the way things turn out.” – Art Linkletter There’s much wisdom in the old saying, “Where there’s a will there’s a way.” Thinking positively or thinking like a winner is not looking at life through rose-tinted glasses or ignoring the advice of …

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Inspired Connections

“If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go with others.” – African proverb As human beings, we are all connected. We live in a world where everything is connected to everything else, including us. Everything we do, say, think, and believe affects others, and we’re all just a …

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