Gratitude is the Foundation

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but also the parent of all the others. – Cicero When we are grateful we create constructive, useful and, yes, positive, emotions. It is with these constructive emotions that we can move forward and take action. When we are grateful we focus on what we have already …

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Laws, Goals and Their Uses

I had an idea this morning while making my coffee. Laws are not necessarily to prevent people from doing evil things, from being “bad” people. Of course, some are, like laws against murder, rape and assault. But some laws are designed to both prevent egregious offenses, but also to keep good people from doing things …

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You. Must. Start.

You don’t have to be great to start. But you have to start to be great. – Zig Ziglar Zig’s down-home (often ‘aww-shucks’) words are f’ing genius. So often he can say in a sentence (and not a long one at that) what others take paragraphs or pages to say. His words above are your …

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The Difference Between Interest and Committment

If you’re interested, you’ll do what’s convenient. If you’re committed, you’ll do whatever it takes. – John Assaraf Many people are “interested” in succeeding, they’re interested in achieving certain goals. Truth be told, I am (merely) interested in some (of my) goals. The difference between what I’m interested in and what I am willing to work …

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