status quo: The Courage to Go Out on the Limb - 05/20/15 08:04 PM
The Courage to Go Out on the Limb
“Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb - -
that’s where the fruit is.”
H. Jackson Brown, Author  
As I see it . . . . . . .
The courage to go out on the limb
It may appear easier to keep your feet firmly planted on the ground . . . . and to pick the low hanging fruit. The business that relay on the low hanging fruit for their success . . . . will soon find themselves be passed by on their success journey.
A business that relays on the low hanging fruit … (17 comments)

status quo: Outside Your Comfort Zone - 11/28/14 06:24 AM
Outside Your Comfort Zone 
“While executives and managers say they want new ideas and
new thinking from their employees, their actions indicate
otherwise. New ideas are disruptive, they’re messy,
And they challenge the status quo, they require
take chances and increased risk, and they
push everyone out of their
comfort zone.”
Ken Blanchard, Author and Motivational Speaker
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Outside your comfort zone
When you’re looking for new ideas . . . . greater success . . . . bigger opportunities  . . … (5 comments)

status quo: Refuse to Get Trapped in the Status Quo - 11/17/14 08:37 PM
Refuse to Get Trapped in the Status Quo
“The first step towards success is taken when you refuse
to be a captive of the environment in which you
first find yourself.”
Mark Caine, American Writer
As I see it . . . . . . .
Refuse get trapped in the status quo
It’s comfortable to continue to do what you have also been doing. It feels safe . . . . and in most case it’s just part of a routine that doesn’t require much thought.
The question becomes . . . . is … (16 comments)

status quo: When You React in the Old Ways - 08/25/14 07:44 PM
When You React in the Old Ways
“Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way,
ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a
pioneer of the future.”
Deespak Chopra, Indian-American Physician, Holistic
Heath/New Age Guru
As I see it . . . . . . .
When you react in the old ways
One of the biggest traps a business professional can fall into . . . . is getting trapped into doing it the same old way . . . . Because … (21 comments)

status quo: Change Comes in Bring Proactive - 03/02/14 02:51 PM
Change Comes in Bring Proactive
“Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.”
W. Clement Stone 1902 – 2002, Businessman,
Philanthropist, Motivational Author
As I see it . . . . . . .
Change comes in bring proactive
People think about change . . . .  without being proactive to make change happen . . . . nothing happens. They remain in the world of the status quo.
People talk about change . . . . without taking action to bring about the change . . . . things remain the same.

status quo: The Pain of the Status Quo - 02/23/13 12:59 AM
Motivational Power Quote
The  Pain of the Status Quo
“Not until the pain of the same is greater than the
pain of change will you embrace change.”
Dave Ramsey, American Financial Author and
Nationally Syndicated Radio Host
As I see it . . . . . . .
The pain of the status quo
It’s very easy to drift into your comfort zone . . . . it provides warmth on a challenging day and keep you dry in the storms you encounter . . . . or so it seems.
Your comfort zone creates a … (7 comments)

status quo: Shape Your Future - 02/14/13 07:15 AM
Motivational Power Quote
Shape Your Future
“To be able to shape your future, you have to be willing
and able to change your paradigm.”
 Joel Barker, Futurist, Author, Lecturer
As I see it . . . . . . .
Shape your future
To take control of your future to shape it as you would like to see it be . . . . You have to be willing to let go of the status quo . . . .and embrace your success journey of what can be.
Letting go of the status quo will … (3 comments)

status quo: Breaking Away - 12/30/12 05:22 PM
Motivational Power Quote
Breaking Away
“There is nothing more genuine than breaking away from
the chorus to learn the sound of your own voice.”
Po Bronson, American Author, Journalist
As I see it . . . . . . .
Breaking away
We can go through life being part of the pact engaging in group think and . . . . doing what everyone else is doing because there seems to be safety in numbers . . . . and because everyone else is doing it.
The pact discourages free thinking and having an option … (3 comments)

status quo: Decide Where You Want to Go - 12/18/12 02:33 PM
Motivational Power Quote
Decide Where You Want to Go
“The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide
that your are not going to stay where you are.”
J. Pierpont Morgan 1837 – 1913, American Financier Banker
As I see it . . . . . . .
Decide where you want to go
When you know in what direction you want to go with your career . . . . You can set your internal GPS and you create a purpose and a destination.
With the vision for your future you have to decide to … (5 comments)

status quo: Mistakes Will Happen When . . . . - 09/20/12 02:53 PM
Motivational Power Quote
Mistakes Will Happen When . . . .
“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”
Albert Einstein 1874 – 1955, theoretical physicist, developed the general theory of relativity
As I see it . . . . . . .
Mistakes happen when . . . .
When you’re stretching yourself out of your comfort zone you may be moving into uncharted territory and mistakes will happen. They are just part of the normal growth cycle.
The only time that mistake won’t happen is when you’re not stretching yourself … (5 comments)

status quo: Success is Found in the Doing - 09/18/12 06:36 AM
Motivational Power Quote
Success is Found in the Doing 
“Nothing would be done at all if a man waited until he could do it so well that no one could find fault with it.”
Cardinal Newman 1801 – 1890, British Clergyman, Author
As I see it . . . . . . .
Success is found in the doing
There are those that do and those who wait.
There are those that use the resources they have at hand and start. There are those who wait for everything to be perfect before they start and wait … (6 comments)

status quo: The Miracle of Hard Work - 04/22/12 04:45 PM
Motivational Power Quote
The Miracle of Hard Work
“Miracles sometimes occur, but one has to
work terribly hard for them.”
Chaim Weizmann 1874 - 1952, First President of Israel  
As I see it . . . . . . .
The miracle of hard work
If you’re waiting for a miracle to happen don’t hold your breath.
If you want miracles to happen you have to work for them and when you do everything becomes a possibility.
Miracles seem to happen for the people who are willing to roll up their sleeves … (5 comments)

status quo: Dissatisfaction is the Spring Board to Progress - 01/05/12 08:17 PM
Motivational Power Quote
Dissatisfaction is the Spring Board to Progress   
“I’ve felt that dissatisfaction is the basis of progress.
When we become satisfied, we become obsolete.”
J. Willard Marriott Sr. hotel executive       
As I see it . . . . . . .
Dissatisfaction in the spring board to progress
When we become dissatisfied with the status quo we open the doors to progress.
Start looking for the best way to move forward to greater levels of achievement will find a way to make to make progress.
It’s not until we … (6 comments)

status quo: A Better Way - 11/30/11 09:15 AM
Motivational Power Quote
A Better Way     
“It is always safe to assume, not that the old ways is wrong,
but that there may be a better way.”
Henry F. Harrower    
As I see it . . . . . . .
A better way
Old thinking keep you stuck in the old ways repeating what you have always done without giving it much thought.
If your happy with what you’re getting just do more of what you’re been doing or ask yourself if there’s a better way?
Doing more of … (11 comments)

status quo: Change is a Choice - 09/21/11 08:39 AM
Motivational Power Quote
Change is a Choice
“You will suddenly realize that
the reason you never changed
before was because you
didn’t want to.”
Robert H. Schuller, author  
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Change is a choice 
If you want change in your life it’s becomes a personal choice to make the change happen.
Positive change doesn’t happen by chance it’s the result of the decisions you make to bring into your life and on purpose thinking to create the desired change.
You are the only person … (12 comments)

status quo: Go For it With Gusto - 08/07/11 10:47 AM
Motivational Power Quote
Go For it With Gusto
“One of the saddest lines in the world
is, ‘Oh come now -  be realistic.’
The best parts of this world were
not fashioned by those who were realistic.
They were fashioned by those who
dared to look hard at wishes
and gave them horses to ride.”
Richard Nelson Bolles, author
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Go for it with the gusto
Don’t sit and wait for success to drop into your lap. No surprise here it won’t. If … (11 comments)

status quo: I Will Try Works Wonders - 03/01/11 10:48 AM
Motivational Power Quote
I Will Try Works Wonders
"You may be whatever you resolve to be -
determine to be something in the world
and you will be something.
‘I cannot,' never accomplished anything.
 ‘I will try' has worked wonders."
J. Hawes, U.S. Representative    
As I see it. . . . . . . .
I will try works wonders.  
You can when you believe in yourself.  
You will accomplish your goals when you resolve yourself to take the actions that necessary to turn your beliefs and goals into a reality and successes.  
When you try … (10 comments)

status quo: Agreeing Is The Path To The Status Quo - 02/16/11 07:47 PM
Motivational Power Quote
Agreeing Is The Path To The Status Quo
"We find comfort among those who
agree with us -
growth among those who don't."
Frank A. Clark, Author, writer
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Agreeing is the path to the status quo    
To stretch our self we have to stretch your assumptions, our beliefs and our mind. We have to move ourselves out of our comfort zone and into realm of boundless possibilities.   
If the people that we are around us contently agreeing with us, they may be … (3 comments)

status quo: Positive Change is Only A Few Feet Away - 01/21/11 09:55 AM
Motivational Power Quote

Positive Change is Only A Few Feet Away
"Have you ever watched a fly bouncing off a window pane,
even with an open door a few away?
Many times the fly keeps crashing into the glass
until it finally dies.
There are many companies in today's world
doing exactly the same thing.
They continue down ‘today's path' wearing blinders
to the possibility of change... until they die."
Mac Anderson, founder Simple Truths and Successories Inc.
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Positive change is only a few feet away  

status quo: Live a Life of Possibilities Not of Fears - 09/05/10 12:52 PM
Motivational Power Quote
Live a Life of Possibilities Not of Fears
"Too many of us are not living our dreams
because we are living our fears."
Les Brown, motivational speaker  
As I see it. . . . . . . .
Live a life of possibilities not of fears   
Live a life of what can be, be a seeker of what can be possible. A person that thinks in the terms of possibilities opens their minds to think in spectrum of what can be possible when many people are thinking in reverse of what use to … (5 comments)

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