confidence: Preparation is Preparing to Succeed - 12/05/14 05:35 AM
Preparation is Preparing to Succeed
“What I do is prepare myself until I know I can do
what I have to do.”
Joe Namath, Football Hall of Fame
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Preparation is preparing to succeed
Preparing yourself in advance . . . . is preparing yourself to create successful results.
Preparation in advance for the things that you have to do will . . . . Create the confidence in your decisions  . . . . and in your actions.  You will move forward into a situation … (10 comments)

confidence: When the Going Gets Rough - 12/02/14 08:27 PM
When the Going Gets Rough
“A leader, once convinced a particular course of action is the
right one, must have the determination to stick with
it and be undaunted when the going gets rough.”
Ronald Reagan 1911 - 2004, 40th President of the United States
As I see it . . . . . . .
When the going gets rough
When you have the faith in yourself . . . . and in your course of action. You will have the strength of mind to withstand the storms in your life and to keep … (10 comments)

confidence: Take the First Step - 11/14/14 08:59 PM
Take the First Step
“Throughout the centuries, there were men who took the
first step, down new roads, armed with nothing but
their own vision.”
Ayn Rand 1905 - 1982, American Novelist, Philosopher,
Playwright, Screen Writer and Best Selling Author
As I see it . . . . . . .
Take the first step
There are many times in your life that you have to . . . . take the first step.
As a baby through trial and error and a lot of falling down and getting up . . . … (10 comments)

confidence: A Positive Attitude and a Purpose - 11/14/14 02:05 PM
A Positive Attitude and a Purpose   
“There can be no failure to a man who has not lost
his courage, his character, his self – respect
of his self – confidence. He is a king.”
Orison Sweet Marden 1850 - 1924, American
Inspirational Writer   
As I see it. . . . . . . .
A positive attitude and a purpose
Failure is a speed bump . . . . and a temporary condition on your success journey.  The only time failure becomes a permanent condition is when you give up and quit. 

confidence: You Choose - 11/12/14 09:03 PM
You Choose
“One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward
growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear
must be overcome again and again.”
Abraham Maslow 1908 – 1970, America Psychologist
and Author
As I see it . . . . . . .
You Choose
Your can choose the path of forward momentum . . . .and personal growth. Or you can choose stay in your comfort zone.
The path going forward will have its shares of its ups and downs . . . .  With determination … (12 comments)

confidence: Faith is Your Strength - 11/11/14 02:28 PM
Faith is Your Strength
“The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the
beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.”
George E. Mueller, Associate Administrator of the
NASA Manned Space Flight
As I see it . . . . . . .
Faith is your strength
Faith will give you the confidence to create bold goals . . .  and to pursue them with determination to achieve them.
Your faith will be the self-assurance to try . . . . and to pick yourself up after a setback to push forward … (8 comments)

confidence: You Can Measure Ambitious Goals - 10/22/14 08:18 PM
You Can Measure Ambitious Goals
“The value of an ambitious goal is not measured by what it
will bring to you. The worth of the goal is measured
by what it will make of you in the process of
following and attracting it.”
Mother Teresa 1910 – 1997, Roman Catholic Religious Sister
As I see it . . . . . . .
You can measure ambitious goals
Ambitious goals will stretch you out of your comfort zone . . . .  Stretch your limits to new and higher levels . . . . and … (12 comments)

confidence: 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 … (22 comments)

confidence: All Things Become Possible - 10/19/14 02:16 PM
All Things Become Possible
“Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything
requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard
work, determination, and dedication.
Remember all things are possible
for these who believe.”
Gail Devers, Runner
As I see it. . . . . . . .
All things become possible
All things become possible . . . . with a positive attitude.
All things become possible . . . . for a person who has faith in themselves.
All things become possible . . . . . with hard work.
All … (10 comments)

confidence: Advanced Planning Makes Success Possible - 10/06/14 06:07 AM
Advanced Planning Makes Success Possible
“Advance planning is like taking the deep breath before
the plunge. It’s the calm before the storm, and that’s
when it’s time to prepare,  while it’s calm, to ensure
success no matter what expected storms might
come up advance planning is the first step
in exceeding expectations.”
Robin Crow, American Author, Recording Artist.
Public Speaker   
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Advanced planning makes success possible
Advanced planning . . . . gives you the ability to think before you act . … (15 comments)

confidence: Something to Face the World With - 10/04/14 08:48 PM
Something to Face the World With
“People Deserve . . . . the truth. They deserve honesty. The best
 music, you can seek some shelter in it momentarily, but
it’s essentially there to provide you something to
face the world with.”
Bruce Springsteen, Singer and Songwriter
As I see it . . . . . . .
Something to face the world with
Some people face the world with their faith . . . . in that faith they have the strength to push forward . . . . and to keep trying without giving up.

confidence: The Confidence to Make Bigger Goals - 09/13/14 05:25 AM
The Confidence to Make Bigger Goals
“With great confidence in yourself and your abilities,
you will set bigger goals, make bigger plans,
and commit yourself to achieving
objectives that today you
only dream about.”
 Brian Tracy, Self Help Author and Motivational Speaker
As I see it. . . . . . . .
The confidence to make bigger goals
Confidence is the bedrock for your actions . . .  and the direction that your success journey moves in. You confidence plays a key role in the level of success that you achieve . . . … (9 comments)

confidence: There is Strength in Your Courage and Confidence - 09/10/14 02:19 PM
There is Strength in Your Courage and Confidence
“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every
experience which you really stop to look fear in
the face. You are able to say to yourself
‘I have lived through this horror
I can take the next thing
that comes along.’
You must do
the things
you think
you cannot do.”
 Eleanor Roosevelt 1884 - 1962, Former First Lady
As I see it. . . . . . . .
There is strength in your courage and confidence
When you have the courage to face your fears … (8 comments)

confidence: Set Your GPS for Success - 09/04/14 01:50 PM
Set Your GPS for Success
“Twenty years from now you will be will be more
disappointed by the things you didn’t do than
by the ones you did do. So throw off the
bowlines, sail away from the safe
harbor. Catch the trade winds
in your sails, explore dream.”
Mark Twin 1835 - 1910, American Author
and Humorist  
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Set your GPS for success
Success will only be achieved by leaving the safety of the harbor of your comfort zone . . . … (5 comments)

confidence: Today is What You Make it . . . . Make it a Great Day - 08/24/14 05:54 AM
Today is What You Make it . . . . Make it a Great Day
“Success is walking up in the morning and bounding out of bed
 because there’s something out there that you love to do,
that you believe in, that you’re good at – something
that’s bigger you are, and you hardly
wait to get at it again.”
Whit Hobbs, Author
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Today is what you make it . . . . make it a great day
When you get up in … (7 comments)

confidence: Act With a Sense of Certainly - 08/09/14 08:24 PM
Act With a Sense of Certainly
“You have to pretend you’re 100% sure. You have to take
action; you can’t hesitate or hedge your bets. Anything
less will condemn your efforts to failure .”
Andrew Grove, Intel Co-Founder
As I see it . . . . . . .
Act with a sense of certainly
When you act with a sense of certainly . . . . you will act with an air of confidence . . . . and you go into the task with the expectations that you will create successful results.

confidence: 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)

confidence: When Failure is Not an Option - 07/14/14 04:34 PM
When Failure is Not an Option
“Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to
the possibility of defeat. Concentrate on your strengths,
instead of your weakness . . . on your powers,
instead of your problems.”
Paul J. Meyer, American Businessman and
Founder of Sales Motivation Institute
As I see it. . . . . . . .
When failure is not an option
When you start a new task . . . . go into the task prepared to succeed.
Prepare your mind . . . . and sharpen your tools . . … (2 comments)

confidence: A Purpose and Direction - 07/06/14 06:12 AM
A Purpose and Direction
“I can teach anybody how to get what they want out of life.
The problem is that I can’t find anybody who can tell
what they want.”
Mark Twain 1835 – 1910, American Author, Humorist
As I see it. . . . . . . .
A purpose and direction
Before you can make serious progress on your success journey you have know where you want to go . . . . and how you’re going to get there. Without a clear direction for your life and your success journey you are destine … (6 comments)

confidence: Success is an On-Purpose Activity - 07/04/14 03:30 PM
Success is an On-Purpose Activity
“Don’t be afraid to go after what you want to do, and what
you want to be. But don’t be afraid to be
willing to pay the price.”
Lane Frost, Rodeo Champion
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Success is an on-purpose activity
A person that has achieved success has paid the price of admission to step into the winner’s circle of life.
Success doesn’t happen by accident it’s comes by paying the price of commitment . . . . to achieve … (3 comments)

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