forward progress: Don’t Sit on the Fence - 02/18/15 06:38 AM

Don’t Sit on the Fence
“It doesn’t matter which side of the fence your on
you get off on sometimes. What matters most  
is getting off. You cannot make progress
without making decisions.”
Jim Rohn 1930 - 2009, American Entrepreneur,
Self-Help Author, Motivational Speaker  
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Don’t sit on the fence
When you’re sitting on the fence . . . . you’re just sitting there without making any meaningful forward progress. When you’re not moving forward all you can do is watch the world … (11 comments)

forward progress: Are You Busy or Proactive? - 12/19/14 08:46 PM
Are You Busy or Proactive?
“Busy can be like sitting on a rocking horse and going
as fast you can go . . . . and when you get off the
rocking horse your in the same place you start
without meaningful forward progress. Being
proactive is getting down to business
with the purpose of creating
successful results.”
Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant,
Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author
As I see it . . . . . . . .
Are you busy or proactive?
A rocking horse is in motion … (17 comments)

forward progress: The Choice is Which End to Use - 12/16/14 03:00 PM
The Choice is Which End to Use 
“Nature gave us two ends - - one to sit on and one to
think with. Ever since then man’s success or
failure has been dependent
on the one he used most.”
Robert Albert Bloch 1917 - 1994, American Fiction Writer
As I see it. . . . . . . .
The choice is which end to use
You have two ends one that can bring you closer to achieving your goals . . . . and one to sit on.
Use your thinking to create … (33 comments)

forward progress: Breaking Old Unproductive Habits - 12/03/14 03:55 AM
Breaking Old Unproductive Habits
“When patterns are broken new worlds emerge .”
Tuli Kupferburg, Poet, Songwriter  
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Breaking old unproductive habits
When you have old unproductive habits that are no longer contributing to you success . . . . break them.
Old habits that are having a negative influence on you . . . . your life . . . . and hindering your forward process is like carry an anchor around with you every day. You’re carrying a lot of weight with no positive benefits.

forward progress: A Little Minute - 11/12/14 06:01 AM
A Little Minute
“I have only just a minute, only sixty seconds in it.
Forced upon me, can’t refuse it. I didn’t seek it.
I didn’t choose it. But it’s up to me to use it,
I must suffer if I lose it, Give account if I abuse it.
just a tiny little minute, but eternity is in it.”
Christine Warren, Author
As I see it. . . . . . . .
A little minute
A little minute . . . . has your future in it.
In your minutes you can pave, your … (11 comments)

forward progress: When You Break A Harmful Habit - 11/06/14 02:26 PM
When You Break A Harmful Habit
“Harmful habits can be broken. You can break a bad habit
of thought just as you can break a bad habit of action
and you can develop new habits that are more
helpful and healthful for you.”
Dr. Arthur Freeman and Rose DeWolf
As I see it. . . . . . . .
When you break a harmful habit
A harmful habit will pull you in the wrong direction . . . . and move you further away from achieving your goals.

forward progress: Say Yes - 10/27/14 10:43 PM
Say Yes
“You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have
the courage - - pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically - - to
say ‘no’ to other things. And the way you do that is
by having a bigger ‘yes’ burning inside.”
Stephen Covey 1932 -2012, American Educator,
Businessman, Keynote Speaker
As I see it . . . . . . .
Say yes
Say yes to . . . . your highest priorities
When you have defined goals . . . . you create a life of purpose in pursuing your goals.

forward progress: A Day is Wasted Away Minute by Minute - 10/12/14 06:38 AM
A Day is Wasted Away Minute by Minute
“Life is not lost by drying; life is lost minute by minute,
day by dragging day, in all the thousands
small uncaring ways.”
Stephen Vincent Benet 1898 – 1943, American Author,
Short Story Writer and Novelist  
As I see it. . . . . . . .
A day is wasted away minute by minute
Your day will only come around one time. With the drawn of each new day is a opportunity for a new beginning . . . . and a day of new opportunities.
Your … (11 comments)

forward progress: You’re in Control of Your Results - 10/09/14 08:37 PM
You’re in Control of Your Results
“There is no failure expect, in no longer trying, there is no defeat
expect from within, no insurmountable barrier except our
own inherent weakness of purpose.”
Elbert Hubbard 1856 – 1915, American Writer, Publisher,
Artist, Philosopher
As I see it . . . . . . .
You’re in control of your results
You make the choices . . . . you decide to keep trying . . . . and you decide to get up after you get knocked down a setback or failure.
So when … (19 comments)

forward progress: Your Success Journey Begins With the First Step - 09/18/14 01:22 PM
Your Success Journey Begins With the First Step
“Even the longest journey begins with a single step.”
Lao Tzu 604 BC – 531 BC, Ancient China Philosopher
and Poet, Founder of Laoism  
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Your success journey begins with the first step
The first step that you take in the right direction begins a journey of a life time. One that will take you on a journey to live your dreams . . . . and to achieve your goals . . . .
You will … (3 comments)

forward progress: Get Excited - 08/27/14 04:00 PM
Get Excited
“Success is waking 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 than you are, and you can hardly wait
to get at it again.”
Whit Hobbs, Author
As I see it . . . . . . .
Get excited
Success is waking up excited . . . . and loving what you do.
A big part of success is found in loving what you do . . . … (10 comments)

forward progress: We Dream . . . . But Not Equally - 08/20/14 05:47 AM
We Dream . . . . But Not Equally
“All men dream but not equally. Those who dream by night in
the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find
that is was vanity, but the dreams of the day are
dangerous men for they may act on their
dreams, with open eyes, to
make it possible.”
T. E. Lawrence, British Army Office  
As I see it. . . . . . . .
We dream . . . . But not equally
Dream with your eyes open . . … (12 comments)

forward progress: Plan and Take the Actions to Succeed - 07/19/14 08:08 PM
Plan and Take the Actions to Succeed
“Life is too short to waste. Dreams are fulfilled only through
actions, not through endless planning to take actions.”
David J. Schwartz, Trainer and Author
As I see it . . . . . . .
Plan and take the actions to succeed
Planning is a forerunner to achieving . . . . your goals.
Endless planning without executing your plan and taking action . . . . is procrastination. Nothing positive will happen until you take control of your future . . . . and act … (5 comments)

forward progress: Be an Unlimited Thinker - 06/02/14 08:32 PM
Be an Unlimited Thinker
“There are no constraints on the human mind, no walls
around the spirit, no barriers to our progress
expect those we ourselves erect.”
Ronald Reagan 1911 - 2001, The 40th President of
the United States
As I see it . . . . . . .
Be an unlimited thinker
Don’t become trapped into limited thinking . . . .
You opportunities and possibilities are as big as your thinking.
Unlimited thinking creates . . . . a world of opportunities.
Limited thinking . . . … (7 comments)

forward progress: Those Who Are Determined - 05/25/14 03:00 PM
Those Who Are Determined
“To him who is determined it remains only to act.”
Italian Proverb   
As I see it . . . . . . .
Those who are determined
Those who are determined . . . . will find a way to achieve their goals and to live their dreams.
Your determination . . . . is the strength that is in your inner reaches.  Once sparked it will light the fire of your purpose and become an unstoppable force to propel you forward.
With your determination . . . .  you … (5 comments)

forward progress: The Art of Taking the First Step - 04/26/14 01:55 PM
The Art of Taking the First Step
“The act of taking the first step is what separates the
winners from the loses.”
Brian Tracy. Self-Help Author, Motivational Speaker
As I see it . . . . . . .
The art of taking the first step
The art of taking the first step . . . . Is in knowing what your goals are . . . . and having the courage to step away from your comfort zone and to take the first step in the direction of achieving your goals.
For many … (4 comments)

forward progress: Taking Control - 04/23/14 04:14 AM
Taking Control
“Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a
man does with what happens to him.”
Aldons Huxley 1894 - 1963, English Writer
As I see it . . . . . . .
Taking control
Taking control . . . . of the conditions in your life is taking control on how the conditions will affect you.
You will be faced with varied conditions through-out your life. Some will bring great opportunities in to your life . . . . Some will create an obstacle to your forward … (8 comments)

forward progress: Look at Your Life as a Great Adventure - 04/14/14 03:21 PM
Look at Your Life as a Great Adventure
“One way to get the most out of your life is to look
upon it as an adventure.”
William Feather 1889 – 1981, American Publisher
and Author  
As I see it . . . . . . .
Look at your life as a great adventure 
As in any great adventure it’s the journey that has to be enjoyed for you to maximize the experience of the journey.
When you’re enjoying what you’re doing you will find yourself engaged in doing it . . . … (7 comments)

forward progress: A Plateau is a Mile Marker - 04/10/14 03:50 PM
A Plateau is a Mile Marker
“There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you
must not stay there, you must go beyond them .”
Bruce Lee 1940 - 1973, Chinese American Martial Artist,
Action Film Actor and Filmmaker
As I see it . . . . . . .
A plateau is a mile marker
Your success journey will take you on a lifetime journey.
There will be days where you make forward progress . . . . and other days it will all of your energy just trying to stay … (5 comments)

forward progress: Your Persistence Prevails - 03/11/14 09:07 PM
Your Persistence Prevails  
“Persistence prevails like a stream that is temporarily blocked by
boulders and their collected force enough to overflow onward.”
Vernon Howard 1918 – 1992, American Spiritual Teacher,
Author and Philosopher
As I see it . . . . . . .
Your persistence prevails
As boulders accumulate in a stream the boulders begin to block the forward water flow in the stream until the water can no longer flow through the boulders.
With natures help and the persistent pressure of the water . . . .
If the water … (8 comments)

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