actions: The Hallmark of a Great Leader - 10/20/14 06:25 PM
The Hallmark of a Great Leader
“A great leader never sets himself above his followers
except in carrying responsibilities.”
Jules Ormont, Motivational Speaker
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
The hallmark of a great leader
 
A great leader . . . . will inspire the people around them to strive for and achieve bigger and greater things. 
 
A great leader . . . . will stretch the person to reach outside of their comfort zone . . . . and to reach for the possibilities.
 
A great leader … (7 comments)

actions: Waiting is Like Standing in Quicksand - 09/30/14 06:06 AM
Waiting is Like Standing in Quicksand
“Waiting is a trap. There will always be a reason to wait . . .
The truth is, there are only two things in life, reason
and results, and reason simply don’t count.”
Robert Anthony, Business Strategist
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Waiting is like standing in quicksand
 
Waiting is an excuse for not taking action . . . . and sitting on the side lines of life. The person who decides to wait will find that the world will  pass them by very quickly.
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actions: Doing Small Things Well - 09/29/14 02:25 PM
Doing Small Things Well
“No matter how small and unimportant what we are
doing may seem, if we do it well, it may soon
become the step that will lead us
to better things.”
Channing Pollock, writer  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Do small things well
 
The habit of doing small things well . . . . becomes the foundation on getting the big things done with excellence.
 
Doing small things well . . . . will accumulate and breaks down the big things into small manageable tasks.
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actions: A Life Lived With Integrity - 09/28/14 05:29 PM
A Life Lived With Integrity 
“A life lived with integrity - even if it lacks the trappings of
fame and fortune is a shining star in whose light
others may follow in the years to come.”
Denis Waitley, Self-Help Author and Motivational Speaker
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
A life lived with integrity
 
Is living a life . . . . where your values are strong . . . . and where others can rely on you to deliver on your promises.
 
Is living a life . . . . … (10 comments)

actions: The Solution to a Problem is in Your Attitude - 09/19/14 01:43 PM
The Solution to a Problem is in Your Attitude
“There can only be one solution to any problem;
a change in attitude and in consciousness.
 
Through the power of consciously focusing on
the things that we create in our imagination,
we give them the ‘nudge’ that brings them
through the barrier from the
unreal to the real.
 
And herein we find the secret of propelling our
heart’s desires from the state of imagination
of the reality of our everyday lives: It’s our
ability to feel as if our dreams have
already come to … (7 comments)

actions: Failure is a Great Teacher - 09/10/14 06:12 AM
 Failure is a Great Teacher
“Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure
is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a
dead end. Failure is something we can avoid
only by saying nothing, doing nothing,
and being nothing.”
Dr. Denis Waitley, Self-Help Author, Motivational Speaker
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Failure is a great teacher
 
When you experience a failure on your success journey use that failure as a learning experience . . . . and a stepping stone to your future success.
 
Failure is … (13 comments)

actions: Your Character Will Become Your Calling Card - 08/30/14 08:18 PM
Your Character Will Become Your Calling Card
“Character is doing the right thing when nobody’s looking.
There are too many people who think that the only
thing that’s right is to get by, and the only thing
that’s wrong is to get caught.”
J. C. Watts  
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Your character will become your calling card
 
Let other judge you by the quality of your character . . . . and let your character be above approach.
 
The quality of your character will either open the doors of … (35 comments)

actions: Acting on Your Beliefs Makes it Possible - 08/30/14 05:45 AM
 
Acting on Your Beliefs Makes it Possible
“Sometimes there is no evidence that this is the right time to
pursue your dreams. But by believing in it and acting on
that belief, you make your dreams possible. Moving
forward on what you believe is paramount and
creating a new belief is the step
in changing it.”
Marcia Wieder, CEO/Founder of Dream University, Author  
   
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Acting on your beliefs makes it possible
 
Believe in yourself . . . . and act … (7 comments)

actions: Blame is Never the Answer - 08/28/14 04:11 AM
Blame is Never the Answer
“All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault
you find with another, and regardless of how much
you blame him, it will not change you.”
Wayne Dryer, Self-Help Author, Motivational Speaker
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Blame is never the answer
 
Blame won’t change the conditions . . . . and in all likelihood will make things worse.
 
Blame is not a productive activity . . . . its drains your energy and produces no positive results.
 
The … (15 comments)

actions: How You Interpret the Events in Your Life - 08/27/14 07:59 AM
How You Interpret the Events in Your Life 
“It’s never the environment; it’s never the events of our
lives, but the meaning we attach to the event – how
we interpret them – that shapes who we are today
and become tomorrow.”
Anthony Robbins, Self Help Expert, Author
And Motivational Speaker
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
How you interpret the events in your life
 
It not the station in life that you find yourself in, that shapes your life . . . . It’s how you respond to … (3 comments)

actions: Life is Full of Choices - 08/08/14 06:03 AM
 
Life is Full of Choices
“There are no mistakes. The events we bring upon ourselves,
no matter how unpleasant, they are necessary in order to
 learn what we need to learn: whatever steps we take,
they’re necessary to reach the places
we choose to go.”
Richard Bach, American Writer  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
 
Life is full of choices
 
Your thinking determines your actions . . . . and actions determine the events in your life.
 
The events in your life shape the direct that your life moves … (9 comments)

actions: Your Actions Will Build Your Confidence - 08/05/14 01:54 PM
 
Your Actions Will Build Your Confidence
“Action is the great restorer and the builder of confidence.
Inaction is not only the result, but the cause of fear.
Perhaps the action you take will be successful:
perhaps different action or adjustments will
have to follow. But any action is better
than no action at all.”
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale 1893 - 1993,
Minister and Author  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
 
Your actions will build your confidence
 
Positive actions create positive results . . . . and positive … (4 comments)

actions: Your Thoughts and Attitude Are a Powerful Force - 07/22/14 07:58 PM
 
Your Thoughts and Attitude Are a Powerful Force
“Some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under
very disadvantage and working their solitary  but irresistible
way through a thousand obstacles .”
Washington Irving 1783 – 1859, American Author,
Essayist, Biographer, Historian and Diplomat
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
 
Your thoughts and attitude are a powerful force
 
What your mind can see in your thoughts . . . . Your mind will believe . . . .  and that belief will be mirrored your actions.
 
Your thoughts … (10 comments)

actions: The Art of Creating and Recreating Yourself - 07/22/14 06:17 AM
 
The Art of Creating and Recreating Yourself 
“People often say that this or that person has not yet found
himself. But the self is not something one finds.
It is something one creates.”
Thomas Szasz, Psychiatrist
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
 
The art of creating and recreating yourself
 
You don’t walk down the street . . . .  and just find yourself.
 
Finding yourself . . . .  doesn’t happen with a bolt of lighting.
 
You create and recreate yourself through your thoughts . . … (8 comments)

actions: You Form Your Character Through Your Deeds - 07/20/14 02:24 PM
 
You Form Your Character Through Your Deeds
“Character isn’t something you were not born with
and can’t change, like your fingerprints; it’s
something you weren’t born with and  must
take responsibility for forming.”
Jim Rohn 1930 - 2009, American Entrepreneur,
Self-Help Author, Motivational Speaker  
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
 
You form your character through your deeds
 
Your character is created in facing your obstacles . . . . and in overcoming your challenges.
 
Your character is formed in weathering the storms in your life . . . . … (2 comments)

actions: Your Dreams Become the Vision For Your Future - 07/18/14 02:06 PM
 
Your Dreams Become the Vision For Your Future
“Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall  
become. Your vision is the promise of what you
shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy
of you shall t last unveil.”
James Allen 1864 – 1912, Author
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
 
Your dreams becomes the vision for your future
 
As you dream you become . . . .
 
Dream big lofty dreams as you want your life to be. Turn your dreams into your vision … (6 comments)

actions: The Characteristic of Persistence - 07/02/14 08:05 PM
 
The Characteristic of Persistence
“If I had to select one quality one personal characteristic that
I regard as being most highly correlated with success, whatever
the field I would pick The trait of persistence.”
Richard DeVos, Amway Co-Founder
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
 
The characteristic of persistence
 
You can see it in the person’s eyes and you recognize it the moment you speak with them . . . . they are persistence.
 
They will pursue their goals, their dreams and their career with persistence. Their actions have … (6 comments)

actions: You Are Who You Believe You Are - 07/01/14 05:48 AM
 
You Are Who You Believe You Are
“I am optimistic and confident in all that I do.
I affirm only the best for myself and others.
I am the creator of my life and my world.
I meet daily challenges gracefully and
complete confidence. I fill my mind
with positive, nurturing, and
healing thoughts,.”
Alice Potter 
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
 
You are who you believe you are
 
Who you are is in your thinking . . . . and you become that person through your actions.
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actions: Character is Built . . . . on a Chain of Events - 06/14/14 08:11 PM
 
Character is Built . . . . on a Chain of Events
“Character isn’t inherited. One builds it daily by the way one
thinks and acts, thought by thought, action by action.
If one lets fears or hate or anger take possession of
the mind, they become self-forged chains.”
Helen Douglas, House of Representatives 1946-1947
 
As I see it. . . . . . . .
 
Character is built . . . . on a chain of events
 
You won’t inherit character . . . . and you’re not born with character. 
 
Most … (10 comments)

actions: Situations Change - 05/24/14 07:57 PM
 
Situations Change
“If you’re in a bad situation, don’t worry it’ll change.
If you’re in a good situation, don’t worry it’ll change.”
John A Simon Jr., New Media Artist
 
As I see it . . . . . . .
 
Situations change
 
Everything changes . . . . and the only constant in our life . . . . is change.
 
Situations in our life are subject to change without notice and can happen at any time . . . .
 
Situations change . . . . the questions becomes. Do we get on the … (6 comments)

 
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