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The Emptiness of Accolades
Joshua Becker
By Joshua Becker
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Rather than celebrating one of the greatest months of my life, I had become jealous and envious of the people around me. And this was not just a superficial jealousy that fades in the morning—this was a jealousy deeply rooted in my heart that I could not shake no matter what I tried.

Our goal is not to secure accolades. They are empty and fleeting. Our goal is to live the one life we’ve been given to its greatest potential—whether anybody praises you for it or not.

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The Best Way to React When You’re Scared
Dean Nelson
By Dean Nelson
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Sometimes, things aren’t as bad as they seem. Sometimes the most natural thing you can do is reach for the sky. And sometimes your hands stay up there for a long time. What are some of the things that ended up not being so scary in your life? What still has you reaching for the sky?

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If You’re Rushing, Something is Wrong
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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At Storyline, we’re pretty even keeled. We don’t get too excited or worried and things pretty much get handled ahead of schedule. How that happened with a group of artists, I don’t know, but everybody who works with us seems to appreciate our flow of business. Essentially, if we are rushing, we know we’ve done something wrong. Of course there are plenty of great reasons in life to rush. If you’re an ER doctor or a professional ping-pong player, rushing seems appropriate. But in most endeavors, feeling a constant sense of urgency and panic means somebody hasn’t done their job.

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By Donald Miller
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Turn Your Mistakes into Opportunities to Get Better
By Tim Schurrer
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Why Your Ideas Need a Place to Play
By Amena Brown Owen
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My 6 Tips for Surviving Criticism
By Donald Miller
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What Is Self-Righteousness and Why Is It Annoying?
By Donald Miller
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Are Your Shortcuts Actually Saving You Time?
By Cadence Turpin
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The Importance of Showing Up in Small Ways
By John Sowers
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