Appreciating Routine

January 7, 2010...

Some people are not exceptionally fond of routine. I must admit, I am guilty of falling into that category. However, there comes a time when even those of us who dislike routine need to appreciate its value.

Routine has value?

Write a Happy Ending

January 6, 2010...

Today, I heard a story of another person losing her job. Although what I felt upon hearing the news was deep compassion and frustration, I know it wasn't 1/10 of the pain this person was feeling.

I only heard the story. She is living it.

Unfortunately, there are thousands...tens of thousands...hundreds of thousands...millions...of stories which are generating the same sort of feeling. Perhaps your story is one of them.

"Stinking thinking"

January 5, 2010...

Zig Ziglar is one of my all-time favorite motivational speakers and
writers. His motivational footprints are no doubt permanently
tattooed in the minds of hundreds of thousands of readers and audience
members around the world.

Two of my favorite "Zig-isms are:

Let Gravity Go

January 4, 2010...

One of the early Laws of Science we all learn as a kid is the concept of "gravity"

Especially Today

January 3, 2010...

I was reminded today of why so many people continue to go nowhere.

I ran into someone who I know...not well...but that I have shared
conversation with on a couple of other occasions.  After running
through the required "How ya' beens?", we got to some more serious life

Do you know "The Secret"?

January 2, 2010...

much has been written everywhere about the "Law of Attraction." With
its mythical packaging, the book, The Secret, brought the concept front
and center to the world.  

Happy 2010!

January 1, 2010...

New hope.

What do you say we make 2010 the very best year of our lives?

The secret to making it happen will be hidden in our effort.

My "Best Self"

December 31, 2009...

Of course, we all know 'tis the season of cheer and goodwill. It's the end of a special two week period each year when we bring out our "best self"
to life's party. We gave presents. We sent cards out by the dozens to
people we rarely talk to during the year. We smiled bigger, greeted people
more happily, and occasionally were even seen to be wearing that silly red
and white Santa cap.

"Extra Mile" People

December 30, 2009...

I am really lucky.

Why? I am surrounded by total "extra-mile" people.

don't know about you, but when I am around an "extra-mile" person, I
flat out get better. My productivity increases. My energy raises. My
vision soars.

What ONE special thing...?

December 29, 2009...

What one thing would you do if you knew you couldn't fail?

Would you switch careers? Run for political office? Write a book? Or become a professional dancer?

Would you start a business? Fix a broken relationship? Run a 10K? Or raise a child?

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