Execution Trumps Talent Every Time

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It’s surprising, and it shocks me every time, but more and more I’m starting to see that execution trumps talent any day of the week. This is true in just about every single aspect of life. It’s very easy for people to make excuses, it’s one of the things we humans are fantastic at. Heck,…

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Why is Latin Hard to Learn and How the Language Has Rocked My world

If you’ve been reading the blog for a while, you’d know that one of my super goals was to learn how to become fluent in the Latin language. Well, I’m glad to say that after about a year and a half I am still struggling with it. Why the heck am I glad? Well, because…

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How Does Goal Setting Improve Motivation

Over the next few weeks, we are going to be doing a series on goal setting.  Too many times I talk with Catholics that gripe about not being able to accomplish this thing or that.  Most of the time the problem is that they have no concept of how to set disciplined goals, or that…

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What is a Super Goal?

We live in a society that loves to feel like they’re doing things. Often we will spend a lot of time reading, watching, and listening to a whole bunch of things that don’t matter and equate them to actually getting things done. The sad thing is nothing could be further from the truth though. Aside…

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Super Goal: Finish Classical Grammar 1-A (Latin)

I’m going to explain what a super goal is in a later post, but the first one I’m going to publish on this blog is one that is very dear to me and that is finishing classical grammar 1-A. What the heck is classical grammar? Before I answer the question, what is classical grammar, first…

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