“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” I’m sure you’ve heard this quote (attributed both to Will Durant and Aristotle) a number of times, but have you ever really stopped to consider its meaning? Think about it for a moment. Want to become “a runner,” but feel like you’re out of shape or don’t have what it takes? Have you always dreamed of being “a writer,” but don’t think you have a story to tell? If we take the wisdom of this quote to
Don't Tell Me I Can't.
Does it drive you crazy when someone tells you that you can't do something? It's amazing to me that despite our feel-good world, filled with optimistic promises that anyone can do anything and be whatever they want to be, people continue to verbalize their doubts about the abilities of others. How many times have you been told that you couldn't do something? If I consider the significant role models in my life, I can think of many who have suggested that my abilities are limi