Category Archives: self improvement

The Effect of Emotions on Social Demise

A few days ago I was studying the Book of Acts where Paul is addressing the elders of Ephesus whom he had called to Miletus. Paul was about to make a critical mistake in his life by returning to Jerusalem … Continue reading

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Book Review: THE NOTICER RETURNS

Usually I read anything new by Andy Andrews as soon as it comes out, but my work schedule has been brutal of late so I’m just now getting this new one. THE NOTICER RETURNS is a follow up of sorts … Continue reading

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What Are You Thinking?

“If your reputation is stinking, you must change your thinking” ~ Jim Rohn I was recently reading Andy Andrews’ newest book – The Noticer Returns – and he talked about how we must change from within. He went through the … 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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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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Don’t Be A Bad Axiom

“Excepted axioms aren’t necessarily true.” ~ Monty Rainey Over the weekend I was doing some research for a book I am working on and was reminded of something I have long known – that we govern our lives according to … Continue reading

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Your Personal Board of Advisors

“Our chief want in life is someone who will cause us to do our best” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson   A few weeks ago in my blog, I mentioned about Andy Andrews being on my Board of Advisors. Since then, … 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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