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May 2019

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance - Will Durant

Success Thought of the Day – 5/15/19

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If anything, in today’s environment we are overloaded with information.  Be mindful to alignment your path of discovery in alignment with your passion and purpose. 

Patience is the great of all shock absorbers. The only thing you can get in a hurry is trouble. - Lord Thomas R. Dewar

Success Thought of the Day – 5/14/19

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Enduring businesses, careers and relationships take time to build. Set your expectations accordingly and work to resist microwave-like approaches. If it happens faster than expected, count that as a blessing!

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. - Thomas Edison

Success Thought of the Day – 5/13/19

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Pick your favorite hero. Ask him or her to share their greatest learnings and without a doubt, they will come from the times that things did not work as expected.

The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant. — Max DePree

Success Thought of the Day – 5/10/19

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A picture is worth a thousand words. If it helps, when leading a team, create your org charts with you on the bottom to give you a visual reminder.

Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Success Thought of the Day – 5/8/19: What If?

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Imagine a massive group of people imaginatively working towards the well-being of others. Marinate on that for a second. What could that yield for the current and future generations?

Life is too short to be small. – Benjamin Disraeli

Success Thought of the Day – 5/7/19: Go Big

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Life is also too long to live it compromised. Several years ago, when I made a job change, several colleagues asked me why I was doing so as it was a lateral move with no promotion or salary increase.  Trust me, I was not thrilled about it being lateral either. [Read more…]

We create our life by pursuing interests that drive us and by our reaction to the events that happen to us—both of which we get to choose. – James B. Rosseau, Sr.

Success Thought of the Day – 5/6/19: Choose

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We are created as free will beings and have the opportunity to choose the paths that we take. Choose the ultimate outcomes you want, then consciously make decisions in alignment with those outcomes. [Read more…]

You don’t make progress by standing on the sidelines. – Shirley Chisholm

Success Thought of the Day – 5/3/19: Stay on the Road

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My position is progress over perfection or haste for that matter.  Inch by inch, step by step, brick by brick, it will get done.  Paraphrasing a recent reading, we often want a quick solve through a few steps that will quickly fix us, when indeed, our transformation is often unseen and cannot be calculated.  In order for that progress and transformation to happen, you must stay on the road!