Category Archives: Motivation

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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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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Opportunity Looks a Lot Like Hard Work

It’s REEEEDICULOUS how much money you can make blogging! <<< Click here for details “Opportunity Looks a Lot Like Hard WORK.” ~ Ashton Kutcher I’ve never been one to give much credibility to Hollywood personalities. I find most of them … Continue reading

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Daily Progress

“Don’t let perfect get in the way of better.” ~ Voltaire Young girls swoon over the thought of the perfect date. Students strive for the perfect 100 test score or the even bigger perfect 4.0 GPA. Every kid who ever … 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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Why Motivate When You Can Inspire?

“Energy motivates but charisma inspires.” ~ Simon Shinek Having high energy certainly motives people. The problem with that is, when he energy is removed, so is the motivation. The late Zig Ziglar may have described motivation best when he said, “People often … Continue reading

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Here’s to a New Beginning

“To thine own self be true” ~ William Shakespeare I’ve always felt like Shakespeare’s words from Hamlet that Polonius gave his son were appropriate for the start of a new year. As we reflect back on our accomplishments, as well as … Continue reading

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Do Your Employees Buy-in to Your Core Values?

I was following a LinkedIn conversation earlier this week that posed the question, “How do you get employees to buy into core values?” Perhaps the bigger question might be, “How do you get companies to practice the core values they … Continue reading

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Take Your Goals For the New Year to the Next Level

The greatest danger for most of us is not that we aim too high and miss it but that we aim too low and achieve it. ~ Michelangelo Believe it or not, 2012 will soon be history. Once again, we … Continue reading

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