Latest "Attitude Adjustment" Posts
It may come as a shock, but sometimes we are our own worst enemy. Hard to believe, right?
Success is often either attributed to talent or hard work. People who excel on the power of seemingly magical abilities are touted as talented. Those that work their way up to the top are called hard-working. However, a natural question arises in our minds:
Fear is immobilizing. It can consume you and be paralyzing. Just when you think you’re one step closer to achieving your dreams, it can hold you back and hamper success.
One of the biggest challenges that people in business and in life face today is keeping themselves motivated to be at their best. I believe the challenge lies not just in knowing how to get motivated, but how to stay motivated and optimistic to be at their best for more than just a few […]
Rizzo-Isms are “Attitude Adjustment Strategies” that will take you to a better place in Business and in Life. They are designed to help you to reduce stress, acquire a positive attitude and to create habits for success and happiness. If you get your words and attitude going in the right direction you will […]
Anyone can tell you that one key to living a happy, successful life is having a positive attitude, especially during adverse times. I know that sometimes there just isn’t justification for all the unfortunate things that happen to us. But I also know that we all have what it takes to deal with misfortune […]
I know how easy it is to play the victim when times are tough and it seems that your world has run out of saviors. It’s easy to blame outside circumstances for interfering with your plans and goals. There are a host of convenient scapegoats that are all too easy to give a role […]
“Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand.” -Mark Twain When I give my talks, people often ask, “What is it about comedians that separate them from everyone else?” My answer is simple – it’s the way we/they look at life. A comedian views life and all of its obstacles, tragedies, mistakes and […]
Often times when I’m in the midst of a stressful situation I vent my frustrations in the voice of a famous person, cartoon character or a particular accent. You might call me crazy but since I’m good at it and enjoy doing impressions, the result is that the tension dissipates, my mood changes, and […]
Back in my stand-up comedy days, I’ve known many comics who put their happiness on hold. They had difficulty enjoying the process because they believed they wouldn’t be happy until they signed with HBO, got their own sitcom, or movie deal, or whatever it was they thought would make them happy. I know, because […]