1. maintains a doubting attitude, as toward values, plans, statements, or the character of others
  2. a person who questions the validity or authenticity of something purporting to be factual

"The thing about quotes from the internet is that it is hard to verify their authenticity."
Abraham Lincoln

"It takes no guts to be skeptical. It takes guts to believe."
Anthony Robbins

You can't have a positive life with a negative mind.

"Sometimes people don't want to hear the truth because they don't want their illusions destroyed."
Anthony Robbins

"No amount of belief makes something a fact."
  1. "I just don't believe this."
  2. "No one could be that good. They must be wanting something."
  3. "It may look good but there is no proof to back it up."
  4. "They could not have thought this up so quickly."
  5. "Prove it to me. "
You question everything automatically; you accept nothing at face value and always doubt the integrity of those around you. You experience mental tension trying to figure out the "catch" in what is being presented.


  1. It doesn't matter what is said here, you won't believe it because you are too afraid of being vulnerable.
  2. You are allergic to imagination and creativity.
  3. You are ridged, mechanical, self-righteous and stuck.
  4. Nothing will help here because you are too terrified to soften up.
  5. Maybe you could just let someone love you completely but more than likely you will make them prove that they love you and they will go away, thus making you right about doubting their love.
  6. You have confused a skeptical mindset with mental rigor. We need mental rigor but you are stuck in a "prove it to me" and can't shut it off.
  7. I doubt you will get any help here, Click another tile


  1. Create a plan and follow through until it's complete.
  2. Focus on the details of getting there. Make sure everyone knows the path forward and how progress will be measured.
  3. Support people in their day-to-day tasks.
  4. Stay awake and mindful of what is going on around you with people and processes. Respond and focus as things change.
  5. Speak your vision freely; engage concerns and questions from those around you. It is normal for people to doubt. Help them see their way forward. Stay the course.
  6. Ask people what's in it for them and link their drivers to the vision.
  7. Validate, acknowledge and celebrate the small steps forward.




© 2016 Jim Peal