Category Archives: Character

Living An Inspired Life – Part 2

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Last week I talked about defining ‘what’ you want to accomplish with your life and how to pare … Continue reading

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Living an Inspired Life – Part 1

“What really matters is that you do what lights you up, brings you joy, and that you are passionate about.” ~ Marilyn Lamoreaux A few months ago, I wrote a blog that I titled, “Why Motivate When You Can Inspire?.” … Continue reading

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Accountability is Your Responsibility

“Responsibility equals accountability equals ownership, and a sense of ownership is the most powerful weapon a team or organization can have.” ~ Pat Summit ~ former Women’s Basketball Coach, University of Tennessee Accountability is probably the most desired trait that … Continue reading

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A Lesson From Dr. King

Our world is filled with people who have moments of greatness in their lives, but when it gets right down to it, there are very few truly great people in the world. Plato, Gandhi and Mother Teresa come to mind, … Continue reading

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There’s No Excuse for Making Excuses

“It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.” ~ George Washington If you watched the Presidential Debate last week (and have any semblance of honesty with yourself) you know Mitt Romney was the clear winner. Certainly Barack … Continue reading

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Integrity

“Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity. ” ~ W. Clement Stone No one ever … Continue reading

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Facing Challenges and Adversity

“Opposition is a natural part of life. Just as we develop our physical muscles through overcoming opposition – such as lifting weights – we develop our character muscles by overcoming challenges and adversity.” ~ Stephen R. Covey Last Tuesday morning, … Continue reading

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