If you really want to do something, you'll find a way. If you don't, you'll find an excuse. ~Jim Rohn If you truly want to accomplish anything in this life, you need to understand the answers to these three questions: WHO is responsible for your results? WHAT is the primary cause of your results? HOW [...]
We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations. ~Chuck Swindoll Average sees impossibilities. Great sees opportunities. Average looks for the excuse. Great looks for the reason. Average embraces fear of failure. Great embraces desire to succeed. Average is..... well, average. Great is....GREAT. As you face "impossible" or challenging [...]
I have had dreams and I have had nightmares, but I have conquered my nightmares because of my dreams. ~Jonas Salk. Are your dreams bigger than your fears? Fears are the weeds that grow around dreams when WE stop growing. What is ONE thing you can focus on today to stretch yourself? - Go deeper [...]
When a kite flies, it rises AGAINST the wind, not with the wind. This week may bring some strong winds in an attempt to challenge you and knock you down. Set your intention now on what you need to accomplish this week and commit to RISE when the wind blows. You've got this!! YOU Matter!!
Dig your well before you need the water. ~Jim Dornan What "wells" do you need to dig today? - Cultivating relationships? - Personal and professional growth? - Proper choices? - Prayer? Reflect and make your own list before you begin your day. Then start digging! YOU Matter!!
Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul. ~General Douglas MacArthur We must continuously evaluate and quit activities or relationships that are not conducive to our growth. You can CHOOSE to get up and start again. You can CHOOSE to change direction. You can CHOOSE to build deeper relationships. You can CHOOSE to pray or [...]
It is the live coal that kindles others, not the dead. ~Orison Swett Marde. It has been said that most people die at age 25, but are not buried until they are 70+ years in age. Are you alive? Are you a catalyst for positive growth in others? Do you inspire others to be better? Do [...]
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you. ~Dale Carnegie Be INTERESTED rather than trying to be INTERESTING today. How can you be interested in others? Ask questions. Ask for opinions. Ask about hobbies. [...]
Without Focus and Intentionality, Your Day Will Be A Blur What is the focus of your day? What do you intend to accomplish today? Studies show that a person who is interrupted takes 50 percent longer to accomplished a task. Not only that, he or she makes up to 50 percent more errors. ~John Medina. [...]
People can't drive you crazy if you don't give them the keys. ~Mike Bechtle This book caught my eye last year while I was picking up a few items in a grocery store. This is SO true!! Who are the 'problem' people in your life? What is it that makes them a problem (the keys)? [...]