Some Thoughts on Gratitude

Today is Thanksgiving in the United States and I wanted to share some quotes and brief thoughts on gratitude and being thankful: “Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” – Marcel Proust Honor those who, by their presence and way, make much …

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Listening: How To Be Great

“It takes a great man to be a good listener.” – Calvin Coolidge Everyone wants to talk, to speak, to share and communicate – to be heard. To be heard is to be significant and everyone needs significance. (They don’t want it, or think it would be nice to have… they need it.) To truly listen, …

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The Fool’s Game of Balance

The idea of balance is prevalent for people today, Specifically, the meme of work/life balance. Many see this as a call to allocate one’s life in certain proportions. As if there is an ideal amount of time for each area that will “balance” the scales, and presumably, result in happiness and fulfillment at work and …

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What Creates Us

‎”If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.” – Jim Rohn Good or bad, what we focus on and surround ourselves with …

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The Key To Making Affirmations Work

“Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion.” – Jim Rohn The key to making affirmations useful is doing the work, consistently. Otherwise, you’re just fooling yourself.  

The Time Is Always Right

“For what it’s worth: it’s never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope …

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People like to play with the letters of “fear” and make them into cute little acronyms. Some of them are actually useful, one comes to mind: False Evidence Appearing Real. Fear stops so many people from doing what they want to do that I feel compelled to introduce my own little riff on the four …

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