17
MAR
2017

Persistence

Persistence Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and...
10
MAR
2017

Do Your Best Work

Did you do your best work this week? If for some reason today was going to be the last day you could work, would you be proud of what you created? Or did a series of unplanned events distract you from making meaningful progress or giving your best effort to reach your number one...
30
DEC
2016

The Power Of One Day

The end of December is a great time to celebrate what you accomplished in 2016. Whether your achievements were large or small, it’s important to end the year reflecting on your success. Take a moment now to pause and think about what went well for you this year. You can use...
02
DEC
2016

One Month Left!

Everyone is motivated to do their best at the beginning of the year. The big and bold goals created in January generate the energy required to start strong. Unfortunately, with one month left in 2016, there is a chance you may choose to coast toward the finish line. Either you...
23
NOV
2016

The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving!

In 1822, at the age of 34, Sarah Josepha Hale became a widow and began writing to support her five children because that is what she did best. During her career she wrote one of the country’s most popular poems…”Mary Had a Little Lamb,” authored several...
23
SEP
2016

The Upside Of Down

I read a book recently called, “Rethinking Positive Thinking: Inside the New Science of Motivation” by Gabriele Oettingen. She shares some compelling research that shows the benefits of seeing the upside and the downside of the goals we say we want to accomplish. She...
16
SEP
2016

Lead In No Time

Today’s leaders are faced with an overwhelming number of challenges and choices that need to be addressed while they’re being constantly bombarded with emails, phone calls, texts and tweets. It’s becoming increasingly difficult to make meaningful progress on...
02
SEP
2016

Let’s Finish Better

Unfinished projects and abandoned goals are a major source of frustration and unhealthy stress. Every time you see evidence of something you wanted to finish but didn’t complete, you are reminded of a broken promise that was made to yourself or someone else. If this happens...
24
JUN
2016

How Will You Be Remembered?

Since Muhammad Ali died till the time of his funeral last Friday, thousands of people around the world shared their memories of the “Greatest” boxer of all time. News organizations and sports stations showed non-stop videos of the man and his mission. “I am the...
24
FEB
2016

What’s Important Now?

It’s much easier to answer the question “What’s Important Now?” during an emergency. If you’re in a life-threatening situation, your mind and body decide quickly if you should fight, flee or play dead. What’s important now becomes crystal...
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