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Live Your Dreams

“Dream as if you’ll live forever.* Live as if you’ll die today.**” – James Dean Speaks for itself… (Keeping it short and sweet today.) * Sounds like something Kahlil Gibran might say. ** Sounds like something Buddha might say.

Your Thoughts Are A Thermostat

Nurture your mind with great thoughts for you will never go any higher than you think.” – Benjamin Disraeli I often listen to developmental audio programs in the car and my current selection is (a re-listening of) Brian Tracy’s The Psychology of Achievement. One of the key take-ways is that our self-concept matters a great deal. In particular, …

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Rent Is Always Due

“I was taught to strive not because there were any guarantees of success, but because the act of striving is in itself the only way to keep faith with life.” – Madeleine Albright I believe it was Einstein who said: there are two ways to live, as if everything is a miracle and as if …

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A Virtuous Cycle of Failure

“The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things.” – Rainer Maria Rilke If you’re not “failing” you’re likely not doing anything worthy of your efforts and talents. Consider you have two (at least… ) sacred aspects: your labor and talents. Your labor is your effort, your hard work, your doing …

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Fear and Passion

I am interrupting my watching of Seth Godin on Jonathan Fields’ Good Life Project to explore an idea Seth presented. Brother Seth was talking about how people begin things and how whether they are 1) afraid and 2) if they care impacts what happens (if anything). I had an idea to map the idea, using a …

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