Category Archives: Inspiration

Slow & Steady Wins the Race

Slow and steady wins the race. ~ Aesop’s Fables Sports have always played a big part in my life. I grew up playing a variety of sports, was actually pretty good a couple of them, and still today love the … Continue reading

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Silencing the Critics

“The superior man is distressed by the limitations of his ability; he is not distressed by the fact that men do not recognize the ability he has.” ~ Confucious In September, 2008, I went through a life changing event. I … Continue reading

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Living An Inspired Life – Part 3

“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated … Continue reading

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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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Small Victories

“Be faithful in the small things for it is in them that your victory lies.” ~ Mother Teresa In a society built upon instant gratification it is difficult sometimes to stay focused on the small things because small things are … Continue reading

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Breaking the Law of Averages

“If you’re doing what everybody else is doing and thinking like everybody else is thinking, you’re probably doing something wrong.”  ~ Andy Andrews   A couple of weeks ago while traveling; I received a tweet from one of the long-time … Continue reading

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Compete Against Yourself

“Those who are able to inspire will create a following of people – supporters, voters, customers, workers – who act for the good of the whole not because they have to, but because they want to.”  ~ Simon Sinek Everything … 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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Zig Ziglar ~ Rest in Peace

If you can dream it, you can achieve it. You can have everything you want in life if you will just help other people get the things they want. ~ Zig Ziglar I’ve always felt the true measure of success … Continue reading

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