28 Jul


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“Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.” – Babe Ruth

Success is a two-sided coin that has failure on the other side.

You cannot have one without the other.

How would you know a great paycheck from a bad paycheck if you didn’t experience one or the other?

How well you know yourself is a good indicator of which side of your coin shows up more often.

In an effort to increase the success side of the coin, rate yourself to the best of your ability.

This self-appraisal is intended to reveal the real you.

Be brutally honest with yourself in completing this below.

Doing so will create greater results for you in your life.

No one knows you better than yourself.

There are no right or wrong answers.


  • I always prefer to be in control ___
  • Things should be fair ___
  • Saying “no” is difficult for me and it makes me feel guilty ___
  • Things should always be perfect ___
  • My expectations for myself are very high ___
  • I always feel tired ___
  • Time management is an issue for me ___
  • At this point in my life, I should be further ahead ___
  • I am taken for granted most of the time ___
  • Conflicts are stressful for me ___
  • Everyone should do a better job of listening ___
  • Failing is not an option for me ___
  • Guilt is my partner in life and people easily manipulate me ___
  • I have to micromanage or do it myself in order to get it done ___
  • Other peoples’ opinion of me is important ___
  • I get easily frustrated when things don’t work out as planned ___
  • At the end of a day, I usually need a drink in order to unwind ___
  • At times I tend to be an obsessive thinker ___
  • I am a “control freak” at times ___
  • Some people think that I am a perfectionist ___
  • My appearance is that I am always in control and “together” ___
  • I am always concerned about my health issues ___
  • I analyze everything to death ___
  • Making decisions is a big deal for me ___
  • At times, I over-react to people and situations ___
  • Everything in my space has to be immaculate and perfect ___
  • I can easily get irritated at the end of a workday ___
  • Sometimes I have low self-esteem ___
  • Some issues make me nervous and unsure of myself ___
  • I have a habit of taking on other people’s problems ___
  • I tend to be emotionally sensitive at time ___
  • It is difficult for me to relax at times ___
  • Multitasking is my middle name ___

Highlight the top five issues that are causing the failure side of the coin to show up more often.

Now get to work!

Carpe Momentum

Franco Cianflone


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