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10/19/18

And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. - Abraham Lincoln

And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. – Abraham Lincoln

 

10/18/18

Help thy brother's boat across and thine own has reached the shore.  - Hindu Proverb

Help thy brother's boat across and thine own has reached the shore.  – Hindu Proverb

 

10/17/18

We are the choices we have made – Meryl Streep

We are the choices we have made – Meryl Streep

 

10/16/18

Eighty percent of success is showing up. - Woody Allen

Eighty percent of success is showing up. – Woody Allen

 

10/15/18

Strategic planning is worthless – unless there is first a strategic vision. – John Naisbitt

Strategic planning is worthless – unless there is first a strategic vision.  – John Naisbitt

 

10/12/18

The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking. – Robert H Schuller

 

10/11/18

Give Your Self-Appraisal A Boost

The shortest pencil is longer than the longest memory. – Mark Batterson

10/10/18

To gain that which is worth having, it may be necessary to lose everything else. – Bernadette Devlin

To gain that which is worth having, it may be necessary to lose everything else.  – Bernadette Devlin

10/9/18

It’s a sure thing that you’ll not finish if you don’t start . - Napolean Hill

It’s a sure thing that you’ll not finish if you don’t start. – Napolean Hill

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10/8/18

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go. William Feather

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go. – William Feather

10/5/18

The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence. - Confucius

The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence. – Confucius

 

10/4/18

Let your aim be the good of all. – Bhagavad Gita

Let your aim be the good of all.  – Bhagavad Gita

 

10/3/18

An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality. – Brian Tracy

An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality.  – Brian Tracy

 

10/2/18

 

Whoever knocks persistently, ends by entering. - Ali

Whoever knocks persistently, ends by entering. – Ali

10/1/18

You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. - Plato

You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. – Plato

A significant consideration for all of us is in how we invest in relationships.  I would go a step further to say it is doubly important for those who lead teams.  Having the privilege of managing teams for more than twenty years I appreciate that the challenges faced together on a daily basis can serve to build relationships.  However, I have found that the time you plan away from the work, in shared activities that you enjoy together, truly creates more depth in those relationships … and that matters.

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9/28/18

Man is most uniquely human when he turns obstacles into opportunities. – Eric Hoffer

Man is most uniquely human when he turns obstacles into opportunities. – Eric Hoffer

 

9/27/18

Man’s main task is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality. – Erich Fromm

Man’s main task is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is.  The most important product of his effort is his own personality.  – Erich Fromm

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9/26/18

A teacher affects eternity; (s)he can never tell where his or her influence stops. - Henry Adams

A teacher affects eternity; (s)he can never tell where his or her influence stops. – Henry Adams

 

9/25/18

Learning to deal with setbacks, and maintaining the persistence and optimism necessary for childhood’s long road to mastery are the real foundation of lasting self-esteem. – Lilian G. Katz

Learning to deal with setbacks, and maintaining the persistence and optimism necessary for childhood’s long road to mastery are the real foundation of lasting self-esteem. – Lilian G. Katz

 

 

9/24/18

All appears to change when we change. -- Henri-Frédéric Amiel

All appears to change when we change. – Henri-Frédéric Amiel

 

9/21/18

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present. Jim Rohn

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present. – Jim Rohn

 

9/20/18

When hope is hungry, everything feeds it. – Mignon McLaughlin

When hope is hungry, everything feeds it.  – Mignon McLaughlin

 

9/19/18

The greatest of victories is the victory over oneself. The Dhammapada

The greatest of victories is the victory over oneself.  – The Dhammapada

 

9/18/18

Opportunity always knocks at the least opportune moment. – Ducharme’s Precept

Opportunity always knocks at the least opportune moment. – Ducharme’s Precept

 

9/17/18

Until you make peace with who you are, you'll never be content with what you have. - Doris Mortman

Until you make peace with who you are, you'll never be content with what you have. – Doris Mortman

9/14/18

Some people think it's holding on that makes one strong; sometimes it's letting go. -- Sylvia Robinson

Some people think it's holding on that makes one strong; sometimes it's letting go.  – Sylvia Robinson

 

9/13/18

Edison failed 10,000 times before perfecting the incandescent electric lightbulb. Don't worry if you fail once. - Napolean Hill

Edison failed 10,000 times before perfecting the incandescent electric light bulb. Don't worry if you fail once. – Napolean Hill

 

9/12/18

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 Rosseau, Sr.

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 Rosseau, Sr.

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9/11/18

Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value will never be known. Improve them and they will become the brightest gems in a useful life. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value will never be known. Improve them and they will become the brightest gems in a useful life. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

9/10/18

We go where our vision is. -- Joseph Murphy

We go where our vision is.  — Joseph Murphy

 

9/7/18

The only way most people recognize their limits is by trespassing on them. -- Tom Morris

The only way most people recognize their limits is by trespassing on them. — Tom Morris

 

9/6/18

To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you that you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive.

— Robert Louis Stevenson

 

9/5/18

Do your homework. Find your voice. Be authentic. And then dive in with purpose. - Julie Foundy

Do your homework. Find your voice. Be authentic. And then dive in with purpose.  – Julie Foundy

 

9/4/18: Imagination

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. - Albert Einstein

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. – Albert Einstein

 

9/3/18: Stay Consistent

The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action. -- John Dewey

The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action.  John Dewey.

 

August 2018

8/31/18

What would you do if you knew you could not fail? – Robert Schuller

 

 

8/30/18: The Power of a Teacher

I had some teachers who saw something in me … they told me I could achieve, so I just believed them and that followed me throughout my academic life.  – Bert Calhoun

Hear more words of wisdom from Bert Calhoun during the podcast interview.

 

8/29/18: Diversity

I don’t like uniformity at all, I like diversity. I like allowing people to be the best versions of them.

I thought the different sizes, shapes, models, and approaches of our agencies was a positive.  I thought of it a strength and that the diversification of our distributors was something that added to its beauty.  – Matt Winter

Hear more words of wisdom from Matt Winter during his podcast interview.

 

 

8/28/18

The very first thing we start with is belief.  What are your beliefs?  Examine your beliefs.  Any belief that limits you, you must let it go. – Fatima Salaam

 

8/27/18: Move beyond fear

Feel the fear and Do it anyway – Susan Jeffers

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8/24/18: Taking Chances

Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish. – Ovid

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8/23/18

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body. – Seneca

 

8/22/18

You cannot acquire experience by making experiments. You cannot create experience. You must undergo it. — Albert Camus

 

8/21/18

Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens. – Jimmy Hendrix

 

8/20/18

There are two ways of exerting one's strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.  – Booker T. Washington

 

8/17/18: Audacity

Success is the child of audacity. – Benjamin Disraeli

Success is the child of audacity.  – Benjamin Disraeli

 

8/16/18: Authentic

It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not. -- Andre Gide

It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.  — Andre Gide

 

8/15/18: To the Top

There is always room at the top.  – Daniel Webster

 

8/14/18: Dreams are postcards

Dreams are postcards from our subconscious, inner self to outer self, right brain trying to cross that moat to the left. Too often they come back unread: “return to sender, addressee unknown.” That's a shame because it's a whole other world out there–or in here depending on your point of view. — Dennis Koenig and Jordan Budde

 

8/13/18: Faithful Steps

Real works are the natural products of faith taking its next step. – Paul Goodman

 

8/10/18: The Energetic

The world belongs to the energetic. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

The world belongs to the energetic. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

8/9/18: Go make something happen

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking. - William B. Sprague

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking. – William B. Sprague

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8/8/18

“We do not learn from experience...we learn from reflecting on experience.” ― John Dewey

We do not learn from experience…we learn from reflecting on experience. ― John Dewey

 

8/7/18

Many of us are afraid to follow our passions, to pursue what we want most because it means taking risks and even facing failure. But to pursue your passion with all your heart and soul is success in itself. The greatest failure is to have never really tried. - Robyn Allan

Many of us are afraid to follow our passions, to pursue what we want most because it means taking risks and even facing failure. But to pursue your passion with all your heart and soul is success in itself. The greatest failure is to have never really tried.  – Robyn Allan

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8/6/18

Genius is the ability to hold one's vision steady until it becomes a reality. - Benjamin Franklin

Genius is the ability to hold one's vision steady until it becomes a reality. – Benjamin Franklin

 

8/3/18

The virtue lies in the struggle, not in the prize. - Richard Monckton Milnes

The virtue lies in the struggle, not in the prize.  – Richard Monckton Milnes

 

8/2/18

Don't be discouraged by a failure. It can be a positive experience. Failure is, in a sense, the highway to success, in as much as every discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true, and every fresh experience points out some form of error which we shall afterwards carefully avoid. -- John Keats

Don't be discouraged by a failure. It can be a positive experience.  Failure is, in a sense, the highway to success, in as much as every discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true, and every fresh experience points out some form of error which we shall afterwards carefully avoid.  — John Keats

 

8/1/18: The Importance of Goals

The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score. —Bill Copeland

The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score. —Bill Copeland

 

6/4/18

The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible. – Winston ChurchillThe positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.  – Winston Churchill

 

 

6/1/18

Find out what you are good at without even trying…and then try. – John Addison

Find out what you are good at without even trying…and then try.   – John Addison

 

 

5/31/18

I realized the secret to success is finishing! And not just finishing, but finishing strong! - Eric Thomas

I realized the secret to success is finishing! And not just finishing, but finishing strong! – Eric Thomas

 

5/30/18

A diamond is a piece of coal that stuck to the job. – Michael Larsen

A diamond is a piece of coal that stuck to the job. – Michael Larsen

 

5/29/18

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. – Francis Bacon

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.  – Francis Bacon

 

5/25/18

If you’re bored with life – you don’t get up every morning with a burning desire to do things – you don’t have enough goals. –Lou Holtz

 

5/24/18

I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it – but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it – but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.  – Oliver Wendell Holmes

 

5/16/18

You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb it. -Andrew Carnegie

You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb it. -Andrew Carnegie